Training and preparations for the Haute Route

 by Bobby Melville  Like most people the world over, being confined to 4 walls for 3 months has left me bursting from the seems to do something exciting and in the illustrious words of Freddie Mercury; I want to break free! What better than a great adventure into the unknown. After all, I have time…

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Dear IGO Family/ Community, Since our last email to you at the end of March when the UK and other countries announced lockdown, much has changed. Not only within the travel industry but each of us around the world will have had a wholly unique experience personal to them due to the effects of the pandemic. In…

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Coronavirus and Travel

Should I cancel or postpone my travel plans because of Coronavirus? Or is it still safe to go? How safe is my money if i book? The outbreak of the coronavirus Covid 19 has caused worldwide upset to economies and health. The countries that you are advised not to travel to at the time of writing are…

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Why 1 In 6 People Take Solo Trips

There’s always been a romanticism about upping sticks and heading out on your own. No compromises, no pressure, zero moans about staying late at that Thai beach party… Just sauntering through experiences at your own pace.  And it seems like more people than ever before are taking solo trips – ABTA’s 2018 report revealed that 15% of…

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The Ultimate Guide to Solo Travel Adventures

You’ve found yourself on this page, which can only mean one thing. You’re thinking about booking a solo travel adventure. And we’re excited for you! Whether you’re a complete adventure novice or already a seasoned explorer, we highly recommend using this guide as your travel bible while planning your trip-of-a-lifetime. (You can thank us later.)…

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Best places in the UK for a solo weekend getaway

More and more people are now taking time to themselves and opting to travel on solo adventures. Nothing beats the freedom of going wherever you want, whenever you want and without the headaches that often come with travelling as a group. Leaving your bubble and stepping out alone makes it easier to engage with your…

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The Best Places For A Solo Trip In May

Nothing quite beats May. The cold is a distant memory; spring is edging towards summer, giving us the occasional day of blue skies and sunshine. But for those that crave more, there’s also solo travel in May – a lone voyage to a corner of the planet you’ve never seen, but always dreamt of, during…

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The Best Places For A Solo Weekend Getaway

Some people find it hard to be on their own. Then there’s you – a person who loves an empty horizon and time away with yourself. We don’t blame you either. Solo travel ideas are an excellent pick-me-up between work, family and friends. Even going for broke on a weekend trip can revitalise your sense…

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