Couchsurfing for the solo

One of  the biggest obstacles for the solo traveler to overcome is being potentially lonely on the road and this no doubt puts off many potential solos. There are many different ways of hooking up with other travelers such as staying in hostels, doing activities but what about meeting locals? This is where couchsurfing comes … Read more

Top 3 Solo Destinations

Some countries are just really well geared up to solo travelers and make excellent destinations to explore alone without requiring a travel buddy. The main factor which makes these countries stand out is the ease of which it is to meet other travelers and to have the option not to be  ‘alone’. 1. New Zealand … Read more

Visit the Orangutans of Bukit Lawang, Sumatra

Introduction Bukit Lawang is a small village in Gunung Leuser National Park in Sumutra. The village and national park have been made famous by the Orangutans who live in the lush tropical forest. The centre no longer rehabilitates the Orangutans but it still provides a feeding platform area from where you can view these magnificent … Read more