Category: Travel Tips

Prevent pickpockets

Prevent pickpockets

There are some simple easy ways that a Solo Lady Traveller can minimize the your risk of, or prevent pickpockets and bag-snatchers from preying on you. They are plain common-sense. Or to put it less kindly, avoid the obvious dumb mistakes! A predator will always pick a soft target, so make sure you are not that person. Like this?

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Getting Around in Barcelona Airport

Getting Around in Barcelona Airport

So you are flying into or out of El Prat Airport in Barcelona. If you are like me, you will want to know where you will arrive, how to get from the airport to your cruise ship, or the TGV, or your hotel. Should I use a taxi or a bus or a train? Limo pickup? Cruise line pickup? Rent […]

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Reduced Price Cruises

Reduced Price Cruises

Have you ever wanted to go on a cruise, but been deterred by the price – especially once the dreaded single supplement is added? Woohoo! Great news! You can go on a dream cruise, but not at the usual full price – take a reduced price cruise. How is this possible, you ask? As the sailing date approaches most cruise lines […]

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Making Your Flight More Comfortable

Making Your Flight More Comfortable

When you are booking for a long-haul flight, you will look at price, and locations; but you should also ask, how can you be making your flight more comfortable? It is utterly awful to spend 10 or 12 hours with your knees jammed into the seat in front while you secretly jostle for a bit of space on the armrest; a […]

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Demystifying the French Train Systems!

Demystifying the French Train Systems!

Have you, like the Solo Lady Traveller once upon a time, tried to book a train trip in France and been defeated by the acronyms? TER. SNCF. TGV. OIUGO. iDTGV. RER. “What does it all MEAN?” I hear you cry. And how do I book travel from France to another country? And why do the prices vary so much? Why is […]

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