Ciao bellas! I’m Claire, and this is my guide to backpacking for women. If you dream of travelling the world and finding balance in your life, then this site is for you. I’ve been there – five years ago, I left my hectic media career in London to embark on a round-the-world journey.
I came back with a suitcase full of stories. I found parties and peace in Goa, cooked up a feast in Thailand, saw the orang utans in Borneo, practiced yoga in Bali, tried scuba diving in Australia, went star-gazing in the Chilean desert and even tried hang-gliding in Brazil. My first ever solo holiday was to beautiful Italy – or la bella Italia – inspiring the blog’s name, Backpacking Bella. Read here about my story.
Backpacking for women: the best destinations
Let me lead you to some of the world’s loveliest yoga centres and most beautiful beaches, as well as offering tips on backpacking for women, including how to manage your money and navigate life and love while you’re travelling.
What am I up to now? Here are my latest travel updates.