Interview with Telmo: “The best way to prepare yourself is by not preparing yourself”

Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The goal of pilgrims from all over the world. I got to know Telmo after having run into him a couple of times during my walk through Portugal’s countryside and we ended up sharing a couple of days on the roads. Telmo had so many stories to tell, this is one of them. I started the Camino in Lisbon, around two … Continue reading Interview with Telmo: “The best way to prepare yourself is by not preparing yourself”

Ten easy ways to get friends on the road

So you want to travel alone but…not really alone? Congratulations! I have created a list of shortcuts for ways to go off on your own, but where new friends (and maybe travel partners) are guaranteed. But why should you get friends when you might as well take ones you already know? Two reasons: With old friends, you are likely to fall into the same old … Continue reading Ten easy ways to get friends on the road

Interview with Sanna:”The social skills from my travels are starting to rub off on ’home Sanna’.”

    Since I met Sanna in September last year, she has managed to isolate herself for months in a cottage in the deep Swedish forests and self-published a translation of an English novel. And as of our meeting – months of volunteering in a castle near the Scottish Highlands have come to an end. This is a girl with many adventures in her baggage. … Continue reading Interview with Sanna:”The social skills from my travels are starting to rub off on ’home Sanna’.”

People don’t take trips, trips take people

HERE IS A LIST OF THE VERY BEST… …solo travel movie: Check out Tracks as well. …flight search engine: http://www.momondo.com. I always find my best deals here. …transportation: Boat! I love what can surround you when travelling on water. … wanderlust-triggering photo: …item to pack: Journal. Journal, journal, journal.   …escape-the-heat destination: Iceland. Volcanoes, horses, geysers, hot springs – with an average of 11°C (52°F) … Continue reading People don’t take trips, trips take people

Interview with Kristina: “I chopped my hair off and indulged in the sensation of having no more limits.”

  ”You have got to visit Denmark and the crazy Roskilde festival”, a friend from Brazil told Kristina. I watch as my interviewee takes her coat and hat off, raindrops running down her cheeks, asking me if I want a cookie. I always want a cookie. At the time of the proposal, Kristina had just turned 18. Being broke, she decided to bring a friend … Continue reading Interview with Kristina: “I chopped my hair off and indulged in the sensation of having no more limits.”

Three days to go

We can’t wait for Tuesday! Our first interview is waiting to be published. Meanwhile – feel free to look into our Twitter and Instagram. There are already links to amazingly inspiring articles on why, how and where to go when going solo amongst other really well written posts. And so far Instagram is showing us diamonds in Limerick, our current hometown. Hugs, Kristina & Elvira Continue reading Three days to go