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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Solo Female Travel – Is It Really That Safe?

As a woman, there’s no escaping from the fact that there are extra precautions you have to take to feel safe during solo female travel and, in fact, everyday life. I’ve been followed home, spat…

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5 Important Lessons Travelling Alone Has Taught Me

When I set off on my travels at the end of 2016 I had no idea what I was letting myself in for. A trip that had been months in the making with a close…

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What is it Really Like to Solo Travel as a Black Woman?

Updated: 24th February 2019 Last week I received a message on Instagram from a lovely woman who asked to learn more about my travel experiences as a black woman travelling solo and it got me…

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