Security and safety aside, if the thought of feeling lonely while travelling solo worries you and you prefer the company of others to share your travel experiences with, there are several options available. A few that I will highlight are escorted tours, guided self-drive tours, ocean or river cruises or all-inclusive vacations. If you do prefer your own company and you’re not worried about feeling lonely while travelling solo, these options can be for you too.
No one brings Holiday Magic to River Cruising like AmaWaterways.
The Christmas holidays are over for 2019, but if you’ve ever wanted to experience the excitement, wonder and joy of Christmas markets in Europe, then you must see the highlights included in the itinerary for AmaWaterway’s Iconic Christmas Market Cruise on the Danube.
In a previous post, I shared 14 safety tips for solo female travellers. In this post I share six tips to help you stay safe while driving abroad.
An Australian adventure in Western Australia isn’t an Australian adventure unless you experience Rottnest Island, Perth’s very own getaway island. Home to Australia’s cutest marsupial, the friendly quokka, this car-free island, can be explored on foot, bike or boat.
If you’re looking for an Australian Adventure, you can’t go wrong with a visit to Freycinet National Park, Tasmania. Located on the beautiful east coast, you’ll not only discover some of Australia’s most beautiful scenery in its pink granite mountains, pure white beaches and azure bays, but you’ll also find evidence of Tasmanian aboriginal culture, such as shell middens and rock art. Continue reading to learn more.
Be sure to add the Kimberley in Western Australia to your bucket list if you’re planning an Australian adventure. This diverse region, abundant in wildlife, vast canyons, freshwater swimming holes and outback stations, is easily accessed from Broome via a direct flight from Perth throughout the year, as well as Sydney and Melbourne in high season.
While you may think the best way to see the Fijian islands is by boat, there’s a very good reason why you should take a road trip along Fiji’s Coral Coast, especially if you’re staying at one of the main resort towns on Viti Levu. If you truly want to immerse yourself in Fiji culture, visit hidden gems and see stunning coastal scenery, then getting off the resort and taking a road trip along Fiji’s Coral Coast is a must do experience.
If you’re planning on going on a road trip in Fiji, you have a few transportation options to choose from depending on your budget, trip duration, where you’re travelling, how many stops you plan to make along the route and how much you want to drive. Of course, you could book a tour to save you the hassle of driving and planning your route and experiences on your journey, but if you prefer the freedom of driving, it’s better to be prepared and to know what to expect before you go. So below are some useful tips for driving in Fiji, plus renting a vehicle, hiring a taxi or using public buses or private coaches.
Travelling on the Ghan from Adelaide, South Australia to Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, is said to be one of the world’s greatest train journeys. A journey of 2979 km that takes just over two days, the Ghan stops at Alice Springs, Australia’s most central town, roughly halfway between Adelaide and Darwin, and Katherine before arriving at the Northern Territory Capital.
During July, the topic of the month is rail travel, and where better to travel by rail than Cinque Terre in northern Italy? Of course, if you’re travelling from Canada (or the U.S.A.), you’ll need to hop on a plane to Italy first, but once in “il Bel Paese,” there are plenty of rail services connecting Cinque Terre (via La Spezia) to the rest of the country.