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How I bought a ticket to Paris and fell in love with solo travel

I just returned home from a few days solo trip to the capital of Ukraine, Kyiv. I had a blast and really loved the city. Before writing about my experiences there, I felt like sharing some thoughts about solo travelling and how I learned to love it – maybe you will find inspiration for yourself, …

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Rainy November Walk in Stockholm Gamla Stan

November is not my favourite month. Where I live in Finland, it is usually rainy, cold and DARK. And it is just getting darker, the whole month. Good thing is that I really like Christmas, and in November it feels appropriate to start decorating, listening to carols and lighting candles at night. I just came back …

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Stockholm Christmas Market Guide 2018

Lately, I have been planning my Christmas travels. I am very excited to tell you that this year I am not taking a special Christmas market trip like the one to Prague, but spending (fingers crossed) a solo Christmas abroad (and seeing some markets while travelling)! When I was living in Stockholm, wandering around the …

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Christmas Market Trip to Prague

If you didn’t already know, I love Christmas. It’s my favourite holiday of the year – the decorations, carols, food, gifts, the excitement. The best thing is, however, when you can combine Christmas and travel. I haven’t spent any Christmas abroad since my childhood (well, actually I was supposed to spend a magical Christmas in Edinburgh with …

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Swedish Fika Tradition

Swedes love their coffee breaks, and the cities are packed up with coffee shops. You can find both big chains like Espresso House and small, personal cafés. But the Swedish fika tradition is much more than going for coffee or taking a coffee break. I’m not Swedish (although my lineage is partly) but after having lived there, I …

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Alone in Santorini – A Solo Traveller’s Perspective

Going to Santorini solo, are you out of your mind? That was what I was asking myself when I started to plan my Greek island hopping and knew that Santorini was one of the islands I definitely wanted to pay a visit – although I have been there before when I was a child. This time …

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15 Tips How To Handle Unwanted Male Attention as a Solo Travelling Woman

As a frequently solo travelling woman, I’ve had my fair share of unwanted male attention. That can vary from a rather innocent flirt and long looks to catcalling and plain harassment. Obviously, how you decide to react or handle the attention, depends on the gravity of attention and how disturbing you find it. And of …

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Santorini: The Best Photos and Tips

I stayed in Santorini this summer for the second time in my life. The first time I was there as a child a long time ago. This time I was going solo, which felt a bit intimidating. I didn’t have anything else on my agenda than just wander(lust)ing around – especially in the village of …