How To Prepare For Your First Japanese Onsen Experience

Updated January 11, 2020. Experiencing an onsen in Japan was by far one of the highlights of my 10-day trip.  After spending my days exploring the cities and getting drunk with locals at my new…

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Travelling Alone For The First Time? Read This!

I’m really excited today to share with you a post from one of my favourite travel bloggers Absolutely Lucy. Both avid solo travellers, and women of colour we have a unique perspective on what it’s…

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How to Travel Japan on a Budget – The Ultimate Guide

I recently spent 8 days living life (and getting lost in Japan) and I’ve had SO many questions about that experience. You can check out my Instagram if you want to see some of the…

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How to Survive Your First Trip to Bangkok

As the capital of Thailand, Bangkok is a starting point for many solo travellers. When I landed in Bangkok two years ago I was both terrified and excited. I’d never been to Asia before and…

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Monika at Internationelle on Full Time Travelling and Turning Dreams into Plans

I’m really excited to announce that I’m starting a new monthly series on Effy Talks Life! The series is going to be focussed on badass women who are traveling the world and working too. You’re…

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