Even introverts can suffer from loneliness when travelling, particularly if they go solo. Here’s what you can do to handle it effectively.
Last November, five months into my South America trip, I arrived in Ushuaia. The most southernmost city in the world and gateway to Antarctica, I had been excited to see it. Yet, once I was there, I hit a low. And I mean, a very deep one. I got seriously homesick and lost all my motivation to travel further. In short, I
Based on my time as a working holidayer, this Chile working holiday review sums up all the advantages and disadvantages of this visa type.
When I came to Chile last February, my original plan had been to stay abroad for a year. However, that idea got busted before I even left, because my sister got pregnant with her first baby, and there was never any doubt in my mind that I would come home to meet my niece once she was born. Thus, I rescheduled my
I heard that question so many times in the past few months. You should think I’d know how to answer it by now. After all, if I’m up-ending my whole life at home to move across half the world for a year, I should have a good reason for that, right? Well, yes and no. More often than not, I find myself
Disclaimer: This information is valid at the time the article is written. It’s based on my personal experiences, but obviously, I’m not a visa expert or lawyer. Make sure to check in with your local Chilean Embassy to know the latest regulations regarding the working holiday visa before you apply. When I decided to apply for a working holiday visa for Chile
Exciting news! I’ve been planning this for a while, but I wanted to be sure everything’s working out before I tell you: I’M MOVING TO CHILE FOR A YEAR! Anyone else excited about this? End of January 2018 I will move to Chile to live there for a year and explore something of South America in the process! It still felt so
My very first Australia trip took place when I was 17 years old. I went to live with my aunt and uncle for half a year and visited an Australian high school. Besides all the obvious changes and challenges that came with that, today I want to talk about one particular aspect of life in Australia that I needed to get used
To visit a foreign university and study abroad in a far-away country is high on the list for a lot of people. If that’s you, and you start turning your plans into reality, you’ll sooner or later find yourself up against a whole lot of obstacles. There’s just a whole bunch of crap you have to sift through before you can even
When I spend a semester abroad in Sydney to study at Macquarie University, I had a lot of ideas about what that time would be like. As usual, however, reality turned out to be completely different. Some expectations might have been unrealistic from the start, some simply didn’t happen the way I thought they would. While none of these disappointments was in