Adventures

solo travel – why it’s one of the best things you can do

Since I was little I always knew I wanted to see the world. I have old bucket lists featuring things like “go to every country in the world” and “travel all the continents”. My bucket list has scaled back a bit as I’ve got older, but I do still want to see as much ofContinue Reading “solo travel – why it’s one of the best things you can do”

Adventures Europe

Travelling Europe – is a whistle stop tour enough?

My whole life I’ve said I’ll see the world. As a youngster I was determined not to get stuck in the 9-5 lifestyle, I wanted to do something exciting with my life. While I sit here typing this at the office during my lunch break I’m realising that plan didn’t quite pan out. When you’reContinue Reading “Travelling Europe – is a whistle stop tour enough?”

Adventures

the wandering bean – where to stay when travelling solo

Where you stay can have a huge impact when you go travelling, especially when you go alone. It’s not a decision to be taken lightly. But if you’re anything like I was before my first solo trip it can be really, really difficult knowing what’s best. Even after I thought I knew, it turned outContinue Reading “the wandering bean – where to stay when travelling solo”

Adventures Europe

the wandering bean – two days in Barcelona

After a 2.5 hour train ride my second stop was Barcelona. The train ride was awesome – European trains are SO MUCH nicer than British trains. There’s so much space, they’re clean, and the leave ON TIME. Though I did have to go through airport-like security to get to the platform, which was an unfamiliarContinue Reading “the wandering bean – two days in Barcelona”

Adventures Europe

the wandering bean – three things I wish I had done differently on my first solo trip

At the age of 26 I decided I was fed up with being a Responsible Adult with a Full Time Job, so I took a six month career break. It was a culmination of many things, but I’d just about had enough of my full time retail job. I had this unshakeable feeling that thereContinue Reading “the wandering bean – three things I wish I had done differently on my first solo trip”