So Long 2018 – my year in photos

Well, I have to say, it’s been quite a year – solo travel and otherwise.  Despite taking a large chunk of the spring and summer off to invest some time and money in my brother’s wedding, I still managed to make it to seven countries, five of which were new ones. I’m the first toContinue reading “So Long 2018 – my year in photos”

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Solo in Seoul: The Photos!

As I said in my previous post, Seoul is a city of incredible contrasts from fast and furious to calm and sublime, from cutting edge to traditional, and from ritzy-glitzy to at-best-basic.  Add ornate wooden palaces, delicious street food, lively markets, bright lights, gorgeous arts and unique culture to a city of sensory overload andContinue reading “Solo in Seoul: The Photos!”

Korea? WHY on earth WOULDN’T I?!

When I told people I was going to Korea I was met with unequivocally perplexed looks and a blunt-to-the-point-of-being-rude question of “WHY are you going THERE?!”. My reasons were straightforward.  I follow a Korean girl on Instagram who is also a solo traveller and I’d seen her photos of Seoul and thought that it looked amazing. Continue reading “Korea? WHY on earth WOULDN’T I?!”

New Year, New Horizons

2018.  A New Year.  A chance to put all of last year’s shit to bed and to start afresh. It’s fair to say that I never make resolutions.  My feeing is that by making a resolution I’m already setting myself up to fail.  I’m never going to be thinner, prettier, kinder, fitter, richer or happier.Continue reading “New Year, New Horizons”