Travelling alone can seem scary and overwhelming. While many would like to try it, going on that first solo trip can be a daunting experience – what happens when you get lost or start feeling lonely? Yet, solo travel is one of the most rewarding ways to see the world.
Everyone makes mistakes when they travel. It’s an unavoidable part of the experience. We put ourselves in unfamiliar places and situations so we are bound to get things wrong from time to time. So I’ve decided to put together a list of travel mistakes that I’ve been guilty of myself and some useful ways to avoid them.
South Korea may be overlooked by many visitors to Asia, but there are so many reasons why you shouldn’t make the same mistake. While it’s hardly undiscovered, its mix of stunning landscapes, rich history and fascinating culture deserves a lot more attention than it gets.
Japan frequently appears on many travellers’ bucket lists. It’s a country rich in history, tradition and natural beauty. Arriving in Japan for the first time can be a little overwhelming – a different language, culture and a LOT of people. To help anyone planning their trip I’ve put together some essential tips for first time visitors to Japan from my recent travels.
You‘ve got the dates locked in, flights booked and even a couple of buddies lined up for your big trip. You’ve started planning all the awesome activities you’ll do and places you’ll visit. And this is precisely when you start realising that you may not have quite as much saved up for this as you originally thought.