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“Solo travel knows no rule. Just follow your instinct” – Poudre d’Escampette

Hey you! So nice to see you on Poudre d’Escampette, a solo travel blog born from my experience as solo traveler in Australia. To give you inspiration on how to travel solo & tips about travel photography. Because we need no one else but ourselves to see the World!

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Unique place - cave vang Vieng - me in the cave

Laos is my fav destination in South East Asia. But it doesn’t come without challenges! Find out what to expect when traveling to Laos.

what to see in tasmania - me at fortescue bay - unepoudredescampette

Where to go on Tasmania’s East Coast? Your road trip starts here! Get inspired by my 3 tested (by me!) itineraries.

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What do you really need in your photography equipment? As a beginner photographer on travel, I take with me 11 things on photo trips. I hare with you!

Rice fields Vang Vieng - Unepoudredescampette.com

How to edit photos using Photoshop? In 6 steps easy to apply on Photoshop or your prefered photo editing tool, get very personnal look for your images. With no headache!

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Meet Poudre d'Escampette

Made of photography, travel stories and a good dose of passion. I’m Ophélie, Frenchie solo traveler. I left Europe for 2 years after my studies in marketing. With no plan but one idea – to backpack Australia on a Working Holiday Visa… solo. And it’s how Poudre d’Escampette started – solo travel blog and photography from an end of the world. To give you tips to solo travel and start photographing!

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Solo travel places with a little something...


Solo travels are all about … Ending up at places you wouldn’t think of exploring. Tasmania is one of them and it turned out to be a very inspiring road trip for me! My travelmate Shef and I give you tips to prepare a road trip on the Devil island. To travel Tasmania with more love.

Inspirational vibes

And if we started the day with a smile? Positive energy really helps to tackle the day with motivation! I use one of my pics from Cambodia as a peaceful wallpaper on the phone. Maybe it’ll help you too? 

Boat clouds - wallpaper mobile Unepoudredescampette

DIY - Photo & Travel resources for you to get hands-on

Cheat sheets for beginner photographers, travel itineraries, solo travel check lists

Solo travellers

Beginner photographers

Essentials and nice-to-have in a van, when being on the road! Inspired from own trips, this is a check list to download, to print or to keep on your phone!

Tasmania east coast road trip - Wineglass bay

Access my map with the nicest things to see over Tasmania. Made based on own road trips in Tasmania – for a trip up to 21 days, from Hobart to the West, via the East coast.

What to do, where to sleep, how to find a backpacker job in Perth? Download my travel guide to Perth, with all tips in one PDF.

Geroldsee secret place for photography in the Bavarian Alps - Wooden Cabin with mountains in the background

How to give your personal touch to your best photos? Download 7 slides with easy tips to edit pictures, and to make them ready for publishing on your blog, or Instagram! 

Big adventures start with little solo travel tips ...

As (future?) solo traveler, working holiday maker or beginner travel photographer, you’ll find articles and photos from inspiring places on this solo travel blog. I tested the backpacking life in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. All tips on Poudre d’Escampette are based on my own experience. I hope that you’ll find some help and inspiration to start your next solo trip… and maybe a new passion for photography!

To the Solo traveler you are ...

Solo travel tips about Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia. Wander to Travel destinations

How to master the art of Solo Traveling: Travel tips

... and to the Travel photographer you'll become

To learn travel photography, tested

Photography Tips beginner

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Let's get inspired on Instagram @travel_wonder_share

Tasmania itinerary - Lake Burbury
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