5 apps travellers need

5 apps travellers need

As someone born in the late nineties, I remember life without smartphones, but I have still pretty much grown up used to taking my phone out whatever the problem is. When traveling, I try to take the opportunity of not having an internet connection 24/7 (and don't buy a local sim card on purpose) to [...]

Is travelling solo lonely?

Is travelling solo lonely?

"But isn't travelling all by yourself really lonely?" This is probably the question that I get asked the most. To put it shortly, my answer usually is "absolutely not". But there is a longer answer, so I thought it was worth a post of its own. The real answer I should give when people ask [...]

Irish pubs in Dublin

Irish pubs in Dublin

Have you ever been to Dublin? I feel like many travellers miss this place because it's a bit remote (hahaha Finland who are you to talk about remote?). I mean, it's not a place that you just visit when passing by. But thank god for cheap Ryanair flights. Yes, I know cheap flights are usually [...]

Hostel stay essentials

Hostel stay essentials

Have you ever stayed at a hostel? I have, and I absolutely love it. It's a wonderful way to travel for cheaper, meet new people and have fun. But the downside (which I actually think is also an upside really - it makes the stay more home-like) is that hostel life is not all glamour. [...]