Travelling Solo: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2018

As more and more people choose to venture far and wide on their own, our panel of experts, Hilary Bradt, Lloyd Figgins and Phoebe Smith talk to Julia Wheeler about how this is in fact a more advantageous way to travel. They also look at the logistical details of how you can stay safe and prepare. You may never want to travel with company again.

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5 tips for the reluctant solo traveller by Hannah Stuart-Leach

Our April Book of the Month Roam Alone: Inspiring Tales by Reluctant Solo Travellers is a collection of travel experiences from cycling in Shetland to power cuts in Laos by a number of writers.

We asked one of the writers, Hannah Stuart-Leach to share some tips for the reluctant solo traveller: Read More 5 tips for the reluctant solo traveller by Hannah Stuart-Leach

5 types of advice to ignore when you travel solo by Amy Baker

If you’ve ever set off of on a solo adventure you’ll be no stranger to the hoards of advice, warnings and cautionary tales that get thrown at you. In Amy Baker’s debut book Miss Adventures: A Tale of Ignoring Life Advice While Backpacking Around South America she shares her often hilarious experiences of solo travel and sifts through what advice is actually worth listening to. We managed to pin her down long enough to tell us what advice you should ignore to ensure you get the most from your trip. Read More 5 types of advice to ignore when you travel solo by Amy Baker