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Travel Blogger Tell All – LandLopers

Ø  Who are you? My name is Matt Long and I’m the founder of the travel blog LandLopers.com. An experiential luxury traveler at heart, Matt Long shares his adventures with thousands of readers every day through his award winning site LandLopers.com. As someone who has a bad case of the travel bug, Matt travels the world in order to share tips on where to go, what to see and how to experience the best the world has to offer. Based in Washington, DC, Matt has been to more than 65 countries and all 7 continents. Ø  Where are you from/Where’s home? I’ve lived in the Washington, DC metropolitan region since 2000. Ø  What type of traveller are you? Backpacker, full time traveller, luxury traveller? I call my style of travel luxury adventure. I love immersive, adrenaline pumping adventures but I also prefer the luxury side of travel, especially when it…

Travel Blogger Tell All – Y Travel Blog

Ø  Who are you? Caz Makepeace. One half of ytravelblog.com Serial traveller, blogger and sunset mojito drinker keen on helping others travel more and create better memories. Ø  Where are you from/Where’s home? A place called Woy Woy, which is about an hour north of Sydney. But my home for the past 12 months has been a camper trailer as we road trip around Australia. Ø  What type of traveller are you? Backpacker, full time traveller, luxury traveller? Currently a full-time traveller with my family. We're mostly embracing the camping caravanning lifestyle, but often break it up with apartment stays. Previous to kids, I was a backpacker working and travelling around the world for about 10 years. I now also consider myself a digital nomad. Ø  Where was the first trip you took? Bali , Indonesia in 1996 with two girlfriends for a two week holiday. I was hooked and…
Amazing view of London with birds flying

Pros and cons of Solo Travel

"One is the loneliest number" Play this ^^^^ while reading, it will help get you into my mind frame. I have read so many blogs over the years on solo travel and they often talk about how great it is to be a solo traveller and how it is better than travelling with someone etc but I'm not so sure about that. What’s so great about travelling on your own? Not too long ago, I decided to visit some family in the UK  and thought it would be a good opportunity to see what it’s like to be a solo traveller. Usually I travel with my husband because I'm seriously needy and I'm a big scaredy cat, so I was interested to see how I would go as a solo traveller. I caught a taxi at the airport, the closer I got the less I wanted to get out of the car,…