Solo Travel Tips and Advice

Solo travel tips. A solo traveller and backpacker stands looking out over a river in a valley.

Setting off on a solo travel adventure is daunting, regardless of whether it’s your first or your thirtieth trip. There’s so much to think about.

Have I packed everything? How much cash should I take out? Which street scams should I be aware of? How will I make friends? Will others be travelling solo?

The questions are endless.

Luckily, you’ll find all the answers you need right here. 

Our solo travel tips focus specifically on the unique challenges and opportunities that people face when travelling alone.

All advice is written by solo travellers, for solo travellers.

My solo travel tips cover:

  • Trip planning
  • Saving money
  • Staying safe
  • Making friends
  • Relationships
  • Gear and packing
  • Finding accommodation
  • Booking transport
  • Social media
  • Photography
  • Cultural practises
  • Street scams
  • Avoiding crowds
  • Working overseas
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Crime and law
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Travel insurance

My solo travel tips help you to…

Journey Stress-Free

Have your questions answered and put your mind at ease. Advice from an experienced solo traveller.

Save More Money

Travel further for less. My budgeting tips help you save on flights, accommodation, insurance and more.

Make More Friends

Become a social magnet and make life-long friends wherever you go. Tips for socialising on the road.

Stay Safe and Aware

Know how to avoid and respond to risky situations. Stay safe and culturally aware when travelling alone.

Gain More Followers

Even though we travel alone, we still like to share our adventures. Tips for growing your online audience.

Where will your next solo adventure take you?