Recently I was speaking to a friend about the pros and cons of being single. The pros being that you can be an independent woh-man who can go everywhere without needing someone to check up on you, the negatives being that you don’t have anyone to put suncream on your back when we’re blessed with hot, sunny days. That got me thinking about the similarities between being single and travelling alone – I mean, it’s not entirely different let’s be honest here, but I guess it’s a lot easier to ask a fellow backpacker by the pool to get their hands creamy then it is to ask Paul the Gardener. I digress. Here are, what I believe to be, the TOP 5 annoying things about travelling solo.
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JESSIE’S #travelsundaystory Supporting a Suicidal Parent Have you ever had one of the moments where you meet someone instantly and there’s just this awesome yet unsettling feeling of thinking you’ve … Continue reading JESSIE
FREIMAN’S #travelsundaystory Escaping the Venezuelan Crisis Hello! It’s been a month since my last #travelsundaystory and this weekend I’ll be sharing a tale close to my heart – my encounter … Continue reading FREIMAN
LISA&SAM’S #travelsundaystory Our First Ghanian Wedding Reunion! WE HAVE OUR FIRST WEDDING This is SUCH a special Sunday story to tell. 6 years ago, in early 2013, I decided to … Continue reading A VERY SPECIAL GHANA REUNION
TARA’S #travelsundaystory Living With Borderline Personality Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder Have you ever heard of this before? And if so, what were/are your first thoughts about it? I ask this, … Continue reading TARA
JESS’S #travelsundaystory Dedicated to Jess’s Dad This is a very special story to me. One of the most awesome things for me travelling has been meeting people that I’ve previously … Continue reading JESS
SUE’S #travelsundaystory Depression and Anxiety Two months into my Colombian adventure, I met Sue on New Years Eve. I noticed Sue because of her beaming smile and the fact as … Continue reading SUE