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    Crazy To Go Solo?

    You will be surprised with the amount of times that I was asked if I was crazy when I told people that at the last-minute (2 weeks before) I was going to go on holiday . . . by myself. My mum was the first to question my sanity, she even tried to sabotage me . . . okay sabotage is a strong word . . . more like gently encourage me to change my mind, cancel that flight and go to see my aunt and uncle for a week in Southeast Asia. Thankfully, the many calls to my aunt went unanswered. And I had already done my research! It…

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    Solo Travel Essentials

    Back in February, literally two weeks before my birthday, I made a complete ‘you only live once’ decision to go on my first ever solo trip. I had already booked off two weeks for my birthday anyway, I had no real plans other than chill at home, cooking/baking healthy food, hanging out with some friends. Nothing really set in stone. And I was very easily persuaded by literally two colleagues at work that I should just go on a holiday . . .  solo. So I did a tiny bit of research into solo travel; where I was going to go, hotel or Airbnb, go safe – to somewhere I…