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My first solo trip was in 2018 to Thessaloniki. To say I was nervous would be an understatement! I had no idea what to expect but I went anyway, knowing it was time to take the plunge. Since then I have done three more solo trips and I feel like I’ve gotten into a nice groove with it! So now I feel it’s a good time to share some of my top…

Tired of waiting on friends to be ready to travel? Tired of missing out on great flight deals because you’re nervous about solo travel? Whatever the reason is that you’re considering taking a solo trip, YAY YOU! Solo travel can be very daunting, especially the first time. It’s helpful to be prepared, mentally and otherwise for this new adventure. Here are 9 practical steps (that I used) to help you with…

Travelling solo as a black woman is still a topic that raises eyebrows. Is it safe? Lonely? What about racism? All question I have asked before I took my first solo trip and they often stemmed from misconceptions I had. For black women, the fear of sticking out, being fetishised or being racially abused makes travelling solo a very daunting thought. Growing up, we’re taught that the world is dangerous, especially…

Welcome to final post in the 3 day popping my solo cherry series in Thessaloniki! I hope you’ve enjoyed the first two days as much as I’ve enjoyed writing them and if you’ve missed them please go catch up here: Day One and Day Two! Day THREE: I decided I wanted to go to the beach before I even came, by hook or by crook; my feet were going to touch…

Welcome to Day 2 of popping my solo cherry in Thessaloniki! Before you go any further, make sure you’ve caught up on Day 1! I spent the day seeing some landmark sites and exploring Ano Poli or “Upper Town”, the oldest part of town. In its hilly windy charming roads lies the city’s soul, echoing the same contradictions as the city below. Quiet and lively, youthful and traditional, all seamlessly intertwined.…

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