For most of us the idea of travelling the world is scary enough, if you then throw in the concept of solo travel then our trepidation would be a whole other ball game. For these great bloggers though solo travel is not only something they’ve managed but also thrived on. If you’re planning a solo trip yourself or perhaps just inquisitive as to how it’s done, these are our top picks from the array of solo travel bloggers out there.
Tapping into that niche audience of party travellers, Drew hones in on city nightlife with a great focus on Europe and of course some worldwide destinations too. If you’d like to find out where to go on a night out whilst travelling or on holiday, Drew is the source for you.
Alex chooses to spend her time perfecting her photography and diving skills in exotic destinations such as Thailand, Costa Rica and Peru. On the road for three years now, Alex likes to brave the travel world solo with only guidebooks and a camera as her permanent companions – the way it should be!
Lauren’s refreshing honesty is why she has made it to our list of top solo travel bloggers. With no previous experience of travelling alone before she left for a year out, the following four years for Lauren (well we all know it’s never ‘just one year’) included plenty of scary and unhappy moments that are all too often missed out on travel blogs. We thank you for your honest approach (and the incidents section on your blog so we can avoid similar disasters)!
Quitting her 9-5 job for a life of solo travel and exploration, Jessie is an inspiring blogger with some great pieces dedicated specifically to travelling alone including ‘How to Overcome Loneliness When Travelling Solo’.
This blog focuses on Northern Ireland-born Jonny Blair. With a down-to-earth writing style and great tips on his experience from travelling in over 100 countries, Jonny is perfect for some light-hearted stories and specific destination research.
Though not all of her travels are alone, the fact she travels no matter what is the attitude we love! Lauren focuses mainly on solo female travel and puts her knowledge to good use in far-flung destinations such as Latin America and the States.
Gray Cargill from SoloFriendly focuses entirely on the idea of solo travel. Unlike some of the others on this list, it isn’t her full-time job but since catching the travel bug 15 years ago she hasn’t stopped darting to all corners of the globe and gaining experience on going it alone that she’s thankfully willing to share with us!
There are plenty of great solo travel bloggers out there inspiring us to not worry so much about venturing out alone. These seven are definitely ones to keep an eye on, but let us know if you have any other favourites by commenting below!