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Solo travel isn't just something I do, it's my life. This blog is full  of real-life experiences taken from 15 glorious years traveling alone non-stop as a woman. I cannot wait to share my solo travel tips on living wanderfully...

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Imagination is a ‘wanderful’ thing! It’s yours, it’s free, it’s limitless… ‘The man who has no imagination has no wings’ – Muhammad Ali ‘You may have the Universe if I may have Italy’ – Giuseppe Verdi No 3: Rome Imagine….sipping a cappuccino in the gentle haze of summer sunshine while partaking in people watching from […]

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Imagination is a ‘wanderful’ thing! It’s yours, it’s free, it’s limitless… ‘Imagination is more important than knowledge’ – Albert Einstein ‘un billet pour Paris s’il vous plaît monsieur, et quand revenez-vous, Madame? Bonne question…un moment…’ ‘a ticket to Paris, please Sir, and when are you coming back, Madame? Good question…a while…’ No 2: Paris Imagine….savoring […]

Wanderfully Imagined…No 2: Paris

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Imagination is a ‘wanderful’ thing! It’s yours, it’s free, it’s limitless… ‘If you can dream it, you can do it’ – Walt Disney ‘Un verre de rosé Mademoiselle? Ah oui Monsieur mais, je préfère une bouteille’! A glass of rosé Miss? Oh yes Sir, but I prefer a bottle! No 1: Provence Imagine…a chilled glass of rosé […]

Wanderfully Imagined…No 1: Provence

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Want to travel alone? Thinking of traveling alone for the first time? Maybe traveling solo to find yourself? Well, you’re in the best of hands here my little macaroon. As a fully-fledged solo travel expert and adventure aficionado, I feel incredibly lucky to have spent all these years traveling alone. I cannot help but feel […]

Solo Travel Expert Kirsteen Cowan: Why I’ve Been Traveling Alone For 16 Years And Absolutely Love It

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So, what does this have to do with travel you may be asking? Well read on my little butter croissant and all will be revealed. Let the idea of freshly made coffee aroma fill your lungs and set the tone. Things are about to get a little tiramisu around here and office life may take […]

The Secret Life Of The Office Coffee Machine

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Happiness? Fun? Joy? Do you know how to be happy? Why does it seem elusive to many and yet abundant to others? Where is it? How do you find it? When will it come? Well, friend, you were born with it and it’s absolutely who you are. Perhaps you may have stepped away from it […]

It’s Time To Bring Happy Back: Ferrari Anyone?

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Have you ever asked the question why travel alone? Perhaps you know someone who has? Maybe you’ve wanted to but are too afraid to do it alone? Welcome to a fairly new phenomenon that is about to take on a whole new dimension particularly among women. As a solo travel expert and enthusiast for almost […]

Why Travel Alone Is The New Rich

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As a solo travel expert, I can say the surprising benefits of solo travel are too many to mention in one blog post. But trust me, traveling alone is the gift that keeps on giving, and giving and giving. Think of Santa Claus after a glass of wine too many when he’s mistaken your 1 […]

What Solo Travel Gives You That No Relationship, Chanel Handbag, Or Netflix Series Can

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Is it fun to travel alone? This is a very easy frequently asked question for me to answer and it’s an emphatic YES! As a solo travel expert, I’ve been traveling alone for more than 15 years (and nonstop). I can authentically say it’s one of the best things you can do for yourself. Plus, […]

Is It Fun To Travel Alone? A Solo Travel Pro’s Opinion

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With 15 years of traveling alone non-stop under my belt, I can genuinely say I’m just as addicted to it today as on my very first solo travel vacation more than 20 years ago. The memories of that trip, 2 weeks in Borneo to see orangutans in the wild, are still very vivid.  When I […]

Traveling Alone: Top Tips From A Solo Travel Expert

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I'm an ex-Corporate girl who gave up a very successful career in the UK for a dream life traveling alone. Why solo? To do what I wanted,  where I wanted, and when I wanted. That was 15 years ago when I left with nothing more than a suitcase and an incessant desire to be happy. I've never looked back...

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