Solo travel can be a minefield of extra charges and uncertain journeys but it can also be extremely rewarding with you walking away from it with a ton of new friends you are tied to for life. It can be difficult to know the best way to go if you are just starting out so I’ve pulled together my quick top tips for travelling alone (without pulling on those purse strings).
A land of desert planes covered in the dust of the Sahara desert, many visitors approach Sal with the view that there is not much to do and that it is a simple fly-and-flop with little chance for anything else. Having visited the Cape Verdean island recently for just this purpose we found ourselves drawn in by the island’s sights and found heaps of things to fill our time. Read on for some of my favourite things to do across the island with some pointers on things to avoid.