Downsides to traveling alone – yes, there are some

I firmly believe that traveling alone is the best thing that can happen to you, but that doesn't mean that there aren't also negative aspects. There are downsides to everything that has upsides, but they shouldn't stop you from traveling the world on your own.   1. You might get lonely. Let me rephrase that … Continue reading Downsides to traveling alone – yes, there are some

How to deal with homesickness

No matter if you're only away for a weekend, two weeks, a month, or a couple of years - I'm sure everyone has experienced homesickness. Being homesick is no picnic - all you think about is your friends, your family, your home - and if you let it, it can destroy your trip. My experience … Continue reading How to deal with homesickness

5 apps to help you find someone to travel the world with

If you are looking for a travel buddy but you will only take your phone with you on the road, it is probably easier to use an app than to search websites for a travel companion. So here are 5 free apps that help you find that perfect travel buddy.   1. Travelmate android only On … Continue reading 5 apps to help you find someone to travel the world with

5 websites to help you find someone to travel the world with

It doesn't matter if you are only looking for a companion for a couple of days, or for a long-term travel buddy. These 5 websites will help you find what (or who) you are looking for.   1. Travel Buddies Travel Buddies is a free service on which you can find cheap travel deals, but - … Continue reading 5 websites to help you find someone to travel the world with

Why traveling alone is the best thing that can happen to you

I can guarantee you that once you tell your parents that you want to travel on your own, they will first look startled, then worried, and then they might even let out a tiny gasp. They're your parents so it's normal that they are worried, but I assure you: after you show them this post, … Continue reading Why traveling alone is the best thing that can happen to you

What is a travel buddy?

"I don't want to travel on my own but all my friends are busy" - does this feel familiar? If yes, finding a travel buddy might be the right choice for you.   A travel buddy is a person who is also traveling on their own and is, just like you, looking for some company. … Continue reading What is a travel buddy?