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Why Some Solo Travellers Feel Like Misfits

In your 20’s or even your 30’s it’s easy to travel solo when you know there’s a well-trodden backpacker path or companies like Contiki and Top Deck catering for your age group and your ‘single’ status. But what are the options for the mature solo traveller?  Too often, mature travellers feel they don’t belong on […]

TIP: Travel Insurance, Don’t Leave Home Without It

A motto I stand by, ‘If you can’t afford travel insurance, you can’t afford to travel’. My first appreciation for how important it is to have travel insurance was in my early days of backpacking and working overseas.I was working in the Austrian ski fields. It was Lech, where Princess Diana used to like to […]