The danger of flying with Ryanair: not as cheap as it suppose to be

The main aim of TravelTuesdays blog is to prepare all solo travelers, especially new ones, for the best trip of their lives. The best way for going long distances is flying. However, everything can happen, and even a trustworthy and cheap company as Ryanair can endanger your best trip and destroy all your plans. This is a story from our follower Svetlana Prokoviv about her … Continue reading The danger of flying with Ryanair: not as cheap as it suppose to be

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”

Interview with Nick: “In a solo trip, one can experience the utmost freedom.”

Travelling alone is not just about risk and adventures, but also running away from yourself. “Once I realized that I want to be absolutely alone in an unknown city, in unknown streets with unknown people and experience unknown circumstances, I… bought tickets with the first flight to Lithuania.” Nicolas is a thirty-one-year-old lawyer from Ukraine. He does not have a favourite book because “The book … Continue reading Interview with Nick: “In a solo trip, one can experience the utmost freedom.”

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’.”

Interview with Elvira: “Travelling alone you can experience your own soul.”

After recording the video, Elvira and I sat in the student café and of course Elvira bought coffee. “Swedish people are crazy about coffee. We love it!” Elvira is an always smiling 25 year old girl. She believes that everybody needs to try traveling alone at least once, because “you can experience your soul.” “Once I just realised that I need time for myself.” She … Continue reading Interview with Elvira: “Travelling alone you can experience your own soul.”

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.”