Safety tips for girls traveling alone from a girl who’s travelled alone for 3,5 years

I have traveled to 66 countries, whereas most of them I traveled to alone. And I’m a girl. I started traveling alone when I was 21 years old. I’m blonde and have blue eyes which catches attention in many parts of the world. I’ve never been in any danger but I have sometimes trusted people too lightly and even though I have always been proved right, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. I’ve learned from my own choices but also being a girl, it’s imbedded in my veins to always be careful. I have put together a list of safety tips for girls traveling alone from my own experiences but also from reading about other female solo travellers unfortunate events. These tips can also be used if you are a guy traveling alone, or if you are more than one person. Tourists can often be especially vulnerable so be…

We found a secret waterfall in Bali

With Bali being such a popular travel destination it didn’t even occur to me that we could find a secret waterfall, but we did. How we found it My friend had the number to a local driver that she uses when in Bali and it’s the same driver we had when we went to the Secret and Sacred Canyon in Sukawati. We asked him for tips on waterfalls to visit and he gave us a few tips, one of them being a place his friend had just found out about and had recommended our driver just a few days before. Entrance fee 10.000 IDR Accessibility The road to the entrance is fairly good, we got there by car. However the walk down to the waterfall is hundreds of steps down so it is not a good waterfall for those who have issues with mobility. Location It is…

Free Doha city tour by Qatar Airlines

If you have a stopover at Hamad International Airport in Doha that is more than 6 hours long you can go on a free Doha City Tour. It is Qatar Airways that provides with these tours and they have 4 different tours a day.  Tour start times 6.00 AM 10.00 AM 3 PM 8 PM Location of the desk Beginning of Concourse B in between the Mont Blanc and WH Smith shops. You need to sign up for the tour 2 hours before starting time and gather back at the desk 1 hour before it starts. Duration It all takes about 2.5-3 hours but also have in minds that you have to go through security on your way in and the lines can be long, so don’t push your luck. What do you see and do? Half of the tour will be sitting on the bus…