Where To Go

Why Savannakhet is a “Dead City” (and How to Enjoy it)

I bet many of you have not heard of Savannakhet.  It is more popular among expats crossing borders from Thailand and Vietnam to renew their tourist visas. Savannakhet, officially known as Kaysone Phomvihane, is the capital of Savannakhet Province in Southern Laos. Prior to my visa run in Savannakhet, I was told not to expect anything amazing down there.  A friend even dubbed Savannakhet as a “dead city”. I figured I will have to do something touristy at least, while I wait for the release of my new visa. (more…)

By thesolotripper, ago
Tripper's Tip-Off

10 Proven Ways to Make Friends While Traveling Solo

“I want to travel but not alone because I hate my own company. I know I can make friends on the way but I’m not very good at making friends.” I saw this post recently on a closed group page for travelers. Do you relate? Are you an introvert? Or just simply used to having someone with you? Will you let that stop you from doing what you’ve always wanted to do? Surely not! It’s a no-brainer that the best part of travel is making memories with strangers. You leave a place and don’t get the chance to see it again, but the connection with the people you meet, you can keep! (more…)

By thesolotripper, ago

13 Amazing Places to Visit in Nigeria

Nigeria is one of the most popular and visited places in West Africa, having over 36 amazing places you can explore.  As a Nigerian, I can proudly say I have visited some of these listed places but in this post, I would be discussing 14 most-recommended stunning spots. [su_heading size="25" align="left" margin="30"]Let's take a tour around these amazing places:[/su_heading] (more…)

By Ayorinde Ayodeji, ago