Solo travel Leh

Reflections on five years of solo travelling

It's been five years to the day since I began my first big solo trip and now five years on, I'm reflecting on my experiences and contemplating how I've changed.

Mosque Iran

Iran: what you need to know before you go

Everything that you need to know about travelling to Iran, including information about solo female travel, currency and money and local transportation.

Kurdish flag

Crossing the Iran-Iraqi Kurdistan border at Bashmagh/Penjwen

My experience and guide to crossing the Iran-Iraq border at Bashmarq-Penjwen.

Nepal immigration

Crossing the India-Nepal border at Panitanki-Kakarbhitta

My experience and guide to crossing the India-Nepal border at Panitanki-Kakarbhitta or the eastern side near Darjeeling.