Travelling alone can be a daunting thought for some. Before my first solo trip I’d never imagine I’d be hopping on a plane all by myself. However, times and circumstances change. I wanted to see some of the world and I wasn’t going to let having unavailable friends stop me from doing that. Travelling alone as a woman has got a bad rep with people always concerned about your safety. All I will say is, have your wits about you at all times and trust your gut. If something doesn’t feel right, it probably isn’t.
Ahh, Lisbon. I love Lisbon! Having merely passed through a couple of times previously I decided to solo travel in Lisbon during March. Having learnt some Portuguese, I felt that I would be more likely to push myself and try and speak with the locals. And I DID! I’m genuinely proud of myself for it.