Tag Archives: Northern Europe

Solo Travel Europe Summer: Everything You Need to Know

solo travel in Amsterdam is safe

Visiting Europe alone is practically a rite of passage for travel aficionados. As for me, there’s still nothing quite as romantic as boarding a train with a backpack strapped to my shoulders. Even Valentine’s Day doesn’t compare to an impeccably planned travel journey across the Atlantic Ocean (sorry).   A solo trip to France or Italy […]

19 Safest European Cities to Travel Alone

st. gallen is a lovely city to see with 8 days in switzerland

If you’re traveling alone to Europe and feel concerned about personal safety, I want to tell you not to worry in the slightest! Solo travel is safe if you take care of yourself, physically and mentally, with the same amount of effort you do at home. And I feel like I can speak as an […]

Solo Travel Helsinki: An Independent Visitor’s Guide to Finland’s Capital

stunning helsinki cathedral in finland

As a city, Helsinki is wildly underrated, in my opinion. On my own solo travels in Europe, not too many backpackers I spoke to had Helsinki on their itineraries.  However, I think Helsinki is worth visiting even as a solo traveler. Sure, you don’t get as many hostels as the neighboring Baltic countries, but Finland’s […]

How to Take a Lovely Solo Trip to Copenhagen (Updated 2021)

copenhagen solo travel

Updated: June 2021 How can I summarize my trip to Denmark’s capital city? Well … Solo travel to Copenhagen is safe, educational, fun, and expensive. It’s actually one of the safest European cities to travel alone. I know, I know. It’s a weird combination of adjectives to pick for promoting a solo trip – especially […]

One Day in Helsinki: Best Things to See & Do

see many gorgeous churches with 1 day in helsinki

Ahh, I remember spending one day in Helsinki like it was yesterday. On a chilly and humid August morning, I arrived in Helsinki after taking a two hour (zippy!) ferry ride from the Estonian capital Tallinn. And I was out of my mind tired. Why was I so dead? You guys, you guys, I was […]