Solo Travel

5 Tips to Overcome your Fear of Travelling Solo

5 Tips to Overcome your Fear of Travelling Solo

In 2015, by chance and not by choice, I took my first ever solo trip around some parts of Europe. I never planned to do so but my travel partner couldn’t get a visa and we had paid upfront for train tickets (because they were cheaper at the time we booked […]

A Journey through 3 Countries on a N15k Budget!

A Journey through 3 Countries on a N15k Budget!

My most recent (budget) trip took me overland to another West African country. This time, I visited Togo. After trying couchsurfing for the first time in Benin Republic, I decided I would give it another shot during this trip. [Read: A Journey through 2 Countries on a N20k Budget!] Rather […]

A Journey through 2 Countries on a N20k Budget! – III

A Journey through 2 Countries on a N20k Budget! – III

This is the third and final recap of my 3-day trip to Benin Republic. I shared details about the first day here and second day here. This road trip took me to sites in two countries with a 20,000 Naira budget. I’ll breakdown costs next and also talk more about couchsurfing for the […]

A Journey through 2 Countries on a N20k Budget! – II

A Journey through 2 Countries on a N20k Budget! – II

This post is a continuation of an article about my trip to Benin Republic. I visited sites in two countries (Nigeria and Benin) for N20K. I’ll breakdown costs later on and also talk more about couchsurfing for the first time, getting to Cotonou and my experience crossing the Seme border. […]

A Journey through 2 Countries on a N20k Budget! – I

A Journey through 2 Countries on a N20k Budget! – I

I have always harbored the thought of doing a West African trip overland along the coast from my home country, Nigeria all the way down to Morocco. Between having the time, money and courage, I have managed to push the thought aside every time, until recently. I got a chance […]

Dealing with Loneliness while Travelling Solo

Dealing with Loneliness while Travelling Solo

Ah, Loneliness – the less glamorous part of solo travel. The part that’s rarely talked about. You don’t see this in pictures as everyone seems to be having such a fabulous time always. Solo travel is fantastic, I won’t dispute that but sometimes, I feel so homesick when I travel […]

Italy

Solo Travel Horror Stories

I arrived at my hostel in Rome after an interesting ordeal getting there but even though I was the first one in the room, I didn’t have the first choice for bunks. One bunk was reserved for a particular guest. (PS: I didn’t mind this) She arrived moments later, slender […]

Solo Travel Horror Stories

Solo Travel Horror Stories

A Corporate Beggar in Rome This story begins in a magical city filled with drinkable water from street fountains.  It begins in the eternal city of Rome. A long time ago (June 2015), I took a solo tour around some parts of Europe. For my journey, I brought with me […]

Taj Mahal

The Golden Triangle Diaries

[January 2016] I am taking an organized tour in India. It’s a tour of the golden triangle (Delhi, Agra & Jaipur) with a detour to a place called Ranthambhore for a Tiger Safari. Today is day one and I’m super excited. This is the first time I’m taking a tour […]