Is Mancora Worth Visiting?
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by Girl about the Globe
2d ago
Planning a trip to Peru and are wondering ‘is Mancora worth visiting?' I share my experience of this Peruvian coastal town to help you to decide I had been lucky enough to have visited Peru before, and had explored the majestic Inca sights. This time I was taking a different route – the coastal one. Having heard how great the Peruvian night buses were, I was about to find out having scheduled 3 night buses to take me all the way from Mancora down to Arequipa (the White City) in the south of Peru. My itinerary was to be: Mancora – 2 days, Huanchaco – 2 days, Trujillo – 1 day, Lima – 4 days, Are ..read more
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My Viator Review: Are Viator Good For Solos?
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by Girl about the Globe
2d ago
Types of Girl about the Globe (GatG) – All Types of GatGs As much as I love independent travel, there are still times when I use day tours, especially for museum tickets. I have used Viator several times and really like their platform especially for my solo trips. f you are looking for Viator excursions for your solo trip, here is my Viator review to help you decide if they are good for you.  N.b. For every Viator booking made through this article, I donate money to projects helping vulnerable girls about the globe. Thank you for helping! Lisa x  Who Are Viator? Viator are an Americ ..read more
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Traveling Solo To Find Yourself
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by Girl about the Globe
5d ago
Traveling solo is not only a way of exploring the world, but also a journey of self discovery. Anna Zielinska shares her experience of finding herself in Thailand in this self discovery article to inspire you to do it too! Traveling Solo To Find Yourself Ever since I saw the movie ‘The Beach‘ I have been dreaming of visiting the location where it was shot – I was dreaming of finding my paradise. I wanted to see the unbelievably beautiful nature and enjoy the sunrays on a soft, sandy beach… And yet back in the days I never thought this would be possible. I’ve always been a person who like ..read more
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Climbing Sigiriya Rock
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by Girl about the Globe
1w ago
If you are planning a trip to Sri Lanka, you have to see the impressive Sigiriya Rock. Sigiriya Rock is one of the 7 World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka and dates back to 495 AD. In this article, I share my experience of climbing Sigiriya Rock to inspire you to visit.  N.b. If you book your Sigiriya tour through this article, I donate money to vulnerable girls in conflict zones. Thanks for helping The mighty Sigiriya Rock Climbing Sigiriya Rock Situated within the Matale District, this formidable rock fortress, dating back to the 5th century, served as the royal palace of King Kasyapa. Su ..read more
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17 Barcelona Travel Tips From a Local
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by Girl about the Globe
1w ago
Barcelona is an amazing city and especially great for solos. Having lived there for two years, I've gained a few insights and local tips to help you make the most of your time in this famous city. I share my Barcelona travel tips so that you can explore the city with more confidence from a local’s perspective. Happy planning.  Barcelona Travel Tips  Firstly, is Barcelona worth visiting? Most definitely! There’s a reason that I chose to live in Barcelona for 2 years. It’s amazing! It has everything from stunning architecture, museums, bars and clubs and beaches. And it's walkable and ..read more
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Best Travel Insurance For Solo Travelers
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by Girl about the Globe
3w ago
Insurance is probably the last thing that you want to think about when you are planning a solo trip but travel insurance is definitely something that you shouldn't travel without. With more than twenty five years experience of using various travel companies, if you're looking for the best insurance for solo travelers, I share my favourites below.  If you don't have time to read the whole article, here are my favourites: True Traveller – For UK and European residents and adventure solos. World Nomads – For U.S and worldwide citizens. Safety Wing – For digital nomads and long term travels ..read more
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Sicily Solo Travel
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by Girl about the Globe
3w ago
If you're planning a trip to Italy, consider a trip to Sicily where you're there. Its rich history, stunning landscapes and delicious cuisine make it an ideal place to explore independently. Plus, Sicily's vibrant culture and warm Mediterranean climate provide a welcoming atmosphere for solo travellers to soak up the island's charm. To help you plan your solo travel to Sicily, this article covers all the must sees, how to get around and when to visit. Happy planning! Sicily Solo Travel Is Sicily Safe To Visit?  Think of Sicily and you probably think of the Mafia and while the Mafia ..read more
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Is Turkey Safe For Solo Female Travellers?
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by Girl about the Globe
1M ago
  Are you thinking of travelling to Turkey but unsure if it's safe for women? I share my experience of travelling alone in Turkey to inspire you My trip to Turkey was nearly over and if truth be known, I had never expected to even make it all the way here (especially just using local buses) but now I was about to leave, I was split between going back into the Balkans or venturing more into the country. But with Turkey being so vast, I knew I would need at least another month here to really explore its magic. Tip – I travelled Turkey alone and felt safe but you may feel more comfortable on ..read more
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My Coco Bongo Cancun Review
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by Girl about the Globe
1M ago
  Heading to Cancun and looking for a great night out? Choose Congo Bongo! I share my personal story of my night in this Coco Bongo Club Mexico style to inspire you! Coco Bongo Cancun is the ultimate party spot! It's not your typical club; it's more like a wild mix of a concert, a dance show, and a theater, all rolled into one. Picture this: amazing dancers, acrobats flipping around, and live music that'll blow your mind. They put on shows inspired by famous movies and pop culture, with crazy lights and music that'll have you dancing all night long. Coco Bongo is where the fun happens in ..read more
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Going To An Amusement Park Alone
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by Girl about the Globe
1M ago
From the USA to Europe, there are some amazing amusement parks out there. Discover why going to an amusement park alone can be empowering and fun. Travelling solo can be so much more fun when you visit amusement parks along the way. Although you won’t have anyone to hold your bag, you can go at your own pace, ride a roller coaster three times over and leave when you’re ready. If you need some solo trip ideas, here are my favourite theme parks, where you can scream to your heart's content. Going To an Amusement Park Alone Going to an amusement park alone can be great. You don't have to wait in ..read more
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