Claire Drinkwater

About Claire

Hi, I'm Claire, a 30-something writer and communications specialist who left behind my media career in London six years ago to travel. I put my life in a backpack and embarked on beautiful adventures to India, South East Asia, New Zealand, South America and beyond - and it changed my life.

This is the Best Itinerary for One Day in Ghent, Belgium

According to Vogue magazine, the historic Belgian city of Ghent is one of Europe’s best-kept secrets. Ghent may not […]

Backpacking in Japan: This is the Most Joyful Japan 3 Week Itinerary

This spring we spent three weeks in Japan, one of the top tourist destinations of the moment. If you […]

How to Plan a Solo Trip to Goa That Will Make You Happy

Six years ago, I was preparing to take a round-the-world trip by myself, starting off with backpacking Goa in […]

The Most Blissful Places to Stay and Things to Do in Amed, Bali

Amed is a cluster of tiny coastal villages on the island of Bali in Indonesia. A welcome relief from […]