Solo Female Travel: Talking India (and everywhere else) with Rachel Jones

July 21, 2014

Travel in India has been a hot topic recently, particularly when it comes to the safety of women travelling solo through the country.

As such, I was thrilled to find an interviewee this week who has travelled extensively Read more

The practical guide to making money while travelling

July 14, 2014

By far the most common email I get these days is “Hey Bren, I would love to travel the world, I just don’t have the money right now. How do you afford to pay for it all? How do you make money while you’re travelling all the time?” Continue reading

(Almost) scammed in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

July 7, 2014

First morning in Phnom Penh. I wake late, as usual. My stomach curdles, yet for some reason I’m hesitant to venture out to eat. New places seem to have that effect on me, and I haven’t quite figured out why.

After hours of Read more

When Broken Glass Floats: A chilling look into Cambodia’s tragic past

June 30, 2014

I put my Kindle down and close my eyes, grimacing. It is not the first time this story has overwhelmed me.

I sit there rubbing my eyes, taking a moment to collect my thoughts. I’m only a quarter way through it, yet this Read more

Kiwi Food Frenzy: 33 things to eat on your trip to New Zealand

June 23, 2014

Back in 2011, I took my first solo trip overseas; a full time Spanish course in the south of Spain. Each day, the lessons would have a different underlying theme, and the class would use that theme to try and explain (in Spanish) Read more

Solo Female Travel: Capturing a fleeting life with Christina Gmyr

May 5, 2014

We’re back! This series was sparked by a question from a female reader of mine and it’s suddenly taken off – I’m losing track of the interviews in the pipeline and I’m even receiving emails from bloggers requesting to be featured. I’m very happy about this – it makes my life a whole lot easier :) Continue reading