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The Facade of Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris

This is my personal account on visiting the Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris for the first time. I had not planned for this visit, but somehow, I got lost on my first day, on my first time in Paris. By the miracle of heavens, someone up there guided me and bought me to this gothic cathedral and to […]

Lost and Found – Paris Travel Memoir

For any first timer solo traveller, a big city like Paris can be overwhelming or intimidating. I was in another continent, alone, armed with only a handful of French words and keeping a close watch over my expenses. I came here without a budget for buying a local SIM card. So for any location that I wanted […]

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Ultimate Guide to Your First Solo Backpacking Trip

So what’s all this hype about going solo backpacking somewhere cold and sleeping on stiff bunk beds? Solo backpacking or travelling, whatever you prefer to call it, is leaving home and your dog for an epic adventure on your own, going out of your comfort zone and living on a backpack, spending frugally, in an unfamiliar territory. […]

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Recommended Travel Camera for Beginners

When you come across a stunning landscape photo on the internet or from your friends’ holiday, what do you think the photographers’ travel camera was? Most people believe that a stunning photo is a result of having the latest and expensive travel camera. In most cases it can be true, but truth to be told, […]

Smart Ways to Eat Cheap While Travelling

There are smart ways you can eat cheap while travelling around the world. Cheap eats or food doesn’t necessarily mean bland or less appealing meals. Nor it means that you need to starving yourself. It can be a delicious, quality, healthy meal, even maybe something you prepared yourself. Here are some smart ways you can […]

The True Cost of Chasing Aurora Borealis

Chasing the elusive aurora borealis is, more often than not, perceived as costly and maybe not fit for solo travellers and itinerary planning can be a bigger headache than a hangover after a night of partying. This is article is to totally change that perception. I travelled to the North Pole solo, I planned my […]

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10 Essential Safety Tips for Women Who Travel Solo

I’ve done it! Solo travel, that is! Here I am sharing with you 10 essential safety tips you need to remember while you’re planning and when you actually go out there. Women are usually the target of scams, mugging and other related crimes. Your percentage of getting negative attention increases when you go solo. So […]

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Ways To Secure Your Data While Travelling

Being a database geek for a long time now and mostly working with administration and securing business data in my line of work, it comes as a second nature to me to secure my own personal data across all my devices. Especially when I’m on the go and travelling. With a hundreds of mobile apps […]

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8 Don’ts for the New Traveller

I’m no expert traveller. I am still on my way to learning the ropes and ins and outs of being a savvy expert traveller. After travelling for more than 15 countries now and since that first solo travel to Boracay, Philippines six years ago, I’ve had my bucket of lessons learned along the way. To […]

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6 Essential Travel Apps That You Will Actually Use

In this day and age one must not dare travel without any travel app downloaded and setup on his smartphone or tablet, lest he will be like a man trapped in the corner of his shower because cold water is running. Funny but true. When you travel nowadays, in one way or another, you are […]