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4 reasons why travelling solo is good for your health


Everyone knows that travel is good for your health — mental, spiritual, emotional. You name it. Your brain is at its most creative when you are processing new environments and situations, having to problem solve. In a country where you don’t speak or read the language? Awesome! Trying to navigate the transport systems? Fabulous! In a supermarket and you don’t…

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Sarajaveo has a beautiful vibe. See why in Travelling Homebody's photo essay.

Photo essay: Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina


I was in Europe for six weeks in 2012, and more than eight weeks in 2013 (I’ll give you a hot tip: don’t do three back-to-back tours). One of my favourite places (apart from the usual suspects) was Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina. It’s a city that has seen its fair share of war: it had a starring role in World…

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There are 101 uses for a sarong. Find out about a few of them on Travelling Homebody.

Travel tips: 101 uses for a sarong


Travel tips: 101 uses for sarong Recently, I shared a video that showed you 10 easy, but different ways to tie a sarong.  It sparked a conversation about uses for a sarong other than as an item of clothing. And here they are — and they are awesome travel tips! Wrap your laptop I use mine to wrap my laptop…

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Travelling Homebody explores the night market in Mysore, India.

Photo essay: Mysore, India


Mysore, in the south of India, was one of the friendliest places I visited while I was there. I spent a couple of days exploring the area and it was a fascinating place. Ostentatious wealth juxtaposed against families living on footpaths under tarpaulins. The Night Markets, which feature heavily in this photo essay are wonderful, and should be on the list of things…

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