During my travels this year, I’ve stayed in every kind of accommodation from a hostel in Bogota (Bogo Hostel), to a large luxury property in Bangkok (Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, a Luxury Collection Hotel) thanks to Starwood points. While I used Airbnb, unless there’s sgnificant savings, my preference is to stay in a hotel, particularly one-of-a-kind boutiques…In 2017, I stayed at almost 20 boutiques and below are seven highlights from Australia (Sydney & Perth), Denmark (Copenhagen), England (London), Portugal (Lisbon), and Spain (Seville).
I set a goal of writing monthly but as over two months have passed since I last wrote that may have been ambitious. Over that period, I spent the better part of four weeks traveling to Thailand, which I absolutely need to write about…but not now. While I’m procrastinating that, here comes another solo dining experience.
Both living alone and being single, I eat out alone often in New York and elsewhere…
The majority of this year I’ve spent in various parts of Europe and the United States. When faced with nine free days between trips and cheap flights between New York and Colombia, I decided to travel to Bogotá, Cartagena, and Medellín. During a tour in Medellín, our guide asked if our decision to travel to Colombia… Continue reading Con Gusto y Mas: A Solo Week in Colombia
After college (closing in on nearly a decade) learning new things has happened increasingly infrequently. Overlaying “learning new things” into a venn diagram with “new things I was terrible at but continued to do” left me with a null set. This past January at 30 years old I decided to bring skiing into both sets.
My feelings going from Budapest from Copenhagen reminded me of the way you love, and need, very different friends for their unique combinations of strengths and weaknesses.
I would consider Scandinavian cities among the easiest (though most expensive) parts of the world to travel to as a solo English speaker and woman.