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Living Nightmare – Bedbugs at Hostels & How to Deal

Halloween might be over but I have to tell you about a real life scary story that happened to me in Thailand – and that is all too common when you travel. Bedbugs in hostels aren’t rare and not necessarily signs of a lack of hygiene. You can get bed bugs in hotels with 5 […]

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Real Life Horror Stories from My Time in the Australian Outback

Travelling solo can be scary and dangerous. I often get incredulous stares when I reveal that I’ve been doing it for the past four years. And I am still in one piece – despite plenty of misadventures. The country that I brought the most mindboggling stories from is Down Under. Not just on Halloween, I’d […]

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What Could Possibly Go Wrong When You Solo Travel? Oh So Much!

What Could Possibly Go Wrong When You Solo Travel? Oh So Much!

I am a klutz. Tripping, falling, all that I do on a daily basis. No big deal. But when you are in an entirely new country and solo travelling, your safety issues are multiplied. Who will take care of you when stuff goes wrong? Is there someone to turn to? Will you be left to […]

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How to (Not) Visit the Hvar Lavender Fields – A Guide

How (Not) to See Hvar's Lavender Fields - A Guide

Are the Hvar lavender fields in Croatia high on your list as well? I couldn’t wait to see the famous lavender fields so I DIY planned a trip to Hvar island during off season. That quickly turned out to be trickier than anticipated and I managed to get stranded nearly three times, so I wrote […]

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