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The Benefits of Solo Travel | I Spy Plum Pie

The Benefits of Solo Travel

Whilst I’m by no means a regular solo traveller, I have done a bit of it in my time. My first big overseas trip at 20 included 3 months of solo travel around Europe before settling in to study in Amsterdam, and I’ve done plenty more of it over the years. I think there are some real benefits of solo travel, so I thought I’d share my favourites today. I’d love to hear your thoughts too!

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Places to Visit: Pompeii

I’ve got travel on the mind at the moment which has resulted in me going through old photos and reminiscing about some of the amazing parts of the world I’ve been lucky enough to visit so far in my life. I thought I would share some of my favourites¬†with you all in a new series called Places to Visit, and I’m kicking it off with Places to Visit: Pompeii!

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Holiday Adventures: Takaka New Zealand

Last Thursday my family and I hopped across the ditch, back to our homeland of New Zealand to attend my cousin’s wedding. It was being held in somewhat of an isolated location, so required us flying from Melbourne to Christchurch, then on to Nelson, towards the top of the South Island.

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Holiday Adventures: Coolum, Queensland

I’ve just returned from 6 glorious days in Coolum, on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland to windy, cold Melbourne and I’m not liking it one bit! My parents have been going to Coolum in the September school holidays (mum’s a primary school teacher) on and off for a few years now and they always stay in a two-bedroom apartment so that friends from Brisbane can come up and visit. A few weeks back they suggested I should come up and join them for part of the two weeks they were going and as I couldn’t seem to come up with a reason not to I booked my flights and away I went! (more…)

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