Dan Flying Solo


Hey! I’m Dan. Obsessed with exploring the world, meeting amazing people (and goats) and getting as lost as possible with my camera, and this year you’re in charge. I’m on a mission to say yes and I try to bust any myths & fears you have about travel.

Last September, confused AF about what to do with my life I threw a question out there to my Instagram followers: Which country should I move to? New Zealand came out victorious, so on NYE I jumped on a flight from London and moved to the other side of the world.

Month 1: Where should I travel in 2017?

Money and safety, the two biggest fears that put people off travel. Is Iran safe to travel to? Can you do paradise islands on a budget? You decide where, I’ll go and report back…

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A couple of years ago I packed in my Hospitality job and spent the next year teaching myself the one thing I enjoyed the most – Photography. I love being able to capture the little details on the road along with the awesome landscapes and places we travel too.

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Bali Best Hotels

Ultimate Bali Guide + Where to stay in Bali 2017

Bali, the Island of the Gods divides us into love or hate camps. But really, I think it is as simple as picking the right area to stay in to really enjoy your trip. So, where should you stay when you're in Bali?
14th October 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Lake Bled Slovenia

17 Hidden European Towns You Need to Visit in 2017

Forgot Paris and Rome for your 2017 Europe trips and discover these incredible 17 lesser known towns and destinations. If Konjic, Pluzine, Berat and Port Du Soller don't sound familiar then this one is for you.
26th September 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Montenegro Travel Guide

Montenegro Travel Guide & Road Trip Itinerary

You might know about Kotor, you could know about the beaches... but do you know what is in the mountains of Montenegro? I went on a road trip to discover just how incredible this country is, now its your turn to book a ticket!
16th September 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Checking in to Corniglia in Italy

Checking into Camogli, The Best of Italy

Portofino and Cinque Terre might get all the attention in this region of Italy but the colourful, small and often over looked Camogli deserves a check in to enjoy the simple slower life.
10th March 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Mount Bromo Sunrise

49 Reasons to visit Indonesia

With 17,000+ Islands cutting it down to 49 reasons was no easy task. But, just in case I don't make myself clear. The memo is: Clear your diary and get straight to Indonesia...
22nd January 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Cinque Terre

9 Best Places to Visit in Europe this Autumn & Winter

Being back in Europe for winter has its perks. Exploring historic cobbled streets, cool canals and grand architecture without fighting through a selfie stick crowd is well worth the chilly mornings. These nine places should be making the cut on your agenda right now.
6th January 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

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