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I booked my first solo trip!

prague trip

I can’t quite believe it. I’ve booked my first solo holiday !!

In my to do list for this year, I said I’d love to do a weekend in Italy. Florence to be precise. But unless I fancied a few flight changes and awkward landing times, it wasn’t going to happen.

Well, just not yet anyway. I wanted my first trip abroad by myself to be as simple (and soon) as possible. So I went for my second destination choice, Prague.

It’s happening in February and I can’t wait!

Time for me to celebrate.

Bare with me as I get a lil mushy… I’m so proud of myself for getting to a point where I feel confident enough to do this. Thinking back to me 5 years ago, I was a completely different person confidence wise.

Hardly leaving the house because I was too anxious. Overthinking every little detail (something i still do way too much, but i don’t let it consume me like i used to).

And now I’m going to a different country by myself. To some people it’s nothing, to others it’s a big thing. Honestly, all I really care about is how important this trip is to me.

13 year old Vicky would find some geeky way to tell me to “fuck off” (i didn’t swear back then, i was a good egg) in disbelief if I could go back and tell her all the things I’m now achieving, which I’ve done all by myself.

Okay, I’m going to stop praising myself up now… I’m just so happy and bloody excited! Admittedly a little scared too, but that’s giving me even more of a push to make the most of it.

Ahhh, a weekend in Prague!

Now to get planning so I don’t miss out anything I want to do.

More wine though first, of course.

prague trip

33 thoughts on “I booked my first solo trip!

  1. Well done Vicky for getting this far! ? You’re allowed to be mushy, you’ve achieved something really great! I hope you have a fab time, and would love to read a post on your exciting travels!

    Abby x

    1. Thank you so much!! I will definitely be posting A LOT about my travels, I’m going to milk it haha! Xx

  2. Wow this is so exciting. Can’t wait to hear about it because a solo trip sounds so tempting.

    1. I’m very excited but super nervous too!

  3. Congrats on booking your first ever solo trip! I travel solo all the time and absolutely love it! Hope you have an incredible time!

    Chloe ❤

    1. Thank you! I’m really looking forward to it, I think it’ll be a brilliant experience x

  4. I’m so happy for you! I hope you have a great time x

    1. Thank you very much!! x

  5. This is so awesome! You are so brave! I’ve never been on a solo trip but it’s something I really wanna do in the future. Have an amazing time in Prague and can’t wait to read your updates! ? xx

    Bexa |

    1. Thank you so much, lovely! That’s so nice to hear. I hope you can do it in the future! I’ll do my best to come up with some helpful tips if you do solo travel in the future, and of course lots of fun updates!! Xx

  6. Well done you for having the courage to go solo. I never would be able too! I hope the trip is great. I’d love to go to Prague. Look forward to a blog post about it?

    1. Thank you, I am quite proud of myself for doing it! Prague looks wonderful, doesn’t it?! x

  7. Congratulations on your first solo trip. It’s so important to look back and see the progress we have made. I hope you have a good time!

    Maya @

  8. wishing you all the est on your first trip cant wait to see you document it all!!

    1. I can’t wait to write about it all either! Thank you!

  9. That is so great! I have never been on a solo trip before! such an adventure! you must be so excited! xx corinne

    1. Yeah, I can’t wait! Xx

  10. Good for you! I hope to gain the confidence to travel alone, so many places i want to visit! Have a lovely time in Prague and i’ll be following you on Twitter so i can see the great photos you take!

    1. Thank you!! I can’t wait to be taking all those pictures haha

  11. Well done! It’s such a huge step & it’s inspiring that you’ve got to that point. Hopefully one day I can do a bit of solo travelling myself.

    1. I’m very happy to hear that, thank you so much! I hope you do too, it’s such an exciting experience already and I haven’t even been yet

  12. Loved this post, wishing you all the best for your trip it’s so amazing that you’ve booked it! I can’t wait to read all about it! X

    1. Thank you, lovely! Xx

  13. Sounds really exciting and I’m hope you’ll have an amazing trip! I have never done a trip alone so I would be quite terrified but that’s me, I think you’ll do just fine :).

    1. I’m very nervous but equally excited. I think that’s just human nature. Thank you though, I can’t wait!

  14. This is so exciting & you should be proud of yourself for doing it. It sounds like you’ve grew in confidence over the years & overcame the tests that anxiety has put in your way. Have a fab time in Prague. It’s a beautiful City to explore & I look forward to seeing a blog post about your travels.

    1. I am quite proud of myself, it’s a great feeling! It does look incredible and I can’t wait to document it all!! X

  15. This is so great! Well done for booking your first solo trip I really want to book one for myself too in the next couple years! Ayse x

    1. Thank you! I hope you can book a solo trip soon. I think it’s something to try at least once x

  16. This sounds amazing! Being a spoonie, solo-trips scare me so much but I would love to take one if I could. Thank you for sharing ??✨

    With love, Alisha Valerie. x |

    1. I hope you can take a solo trip one day, lovely! Xx

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