What to see in the tiny town of Tavira, Portugal and how I adjusted back to solo travel after travelling with friends.
Don’t be afraid of art – it’s a great way to learn about a new country! Here are some tips from an art newbie on how anyone can learn to appreciate art.
You don’t have to be a solo traveller, no matter how cool everyone makes it seem.
You’re old enough to be independent but young enough for a whole lot of fun – as I leave this awesome decade behind, some thoughts on trips you should definitely take in your 20s.
Don’t judge the selfie taking traveller – here’s why you should take a couple of selfie shots on your next trip whether you are solo or not.
aka my origin story of re-inspiring my love for travel and how The Occasional Traveller came to be
Thoughts on last minute travel cancellations in light of the Bangkok Shutdown – to go or not to go?
A list of my top 5 favourite Singaporean foods you can get for under S$5 for the quintessential Singaporean food experience
I talk to Tom Woods of Woodlands to Woking, the blog recounting an epic adventure where he spent a month taking trains from Singapore to England.
One Saturday afternoon, I spent an entire hour fending off a knife-wielding assailant. I was down at SWEAT!, a little gym studio along Cantonment Road, where I had been kindly invited down to check out their self-defense classes. As a solo traveller, and a female one to boot, one common concern people always express about my solo journeys is the matter of safety – is it really safe for me to be wandering around the big bad world on my own where I could get robbed/raped/attacked/etc.? How essential is self defense for solo travellers? I think I’ve been pretty lucky …