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Solo travel Blog. To explore Off-the-path & on the cheap.

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

A solo travel blog born from my travels in Australia. You like places away from tourists? You want to travel on the cheap? I share my tested solo travel tips, coming from the road! 

Author Photo and travel blog Unepoudredescampette

Favorite solo travel blog posts

Secret place at Lanzarote_me - Unepoudredescampette

If you want something different than the boring Mallorca trip in Spain, the volcanic Lanzarote is for you. Check 9 places I fell in love with on Lanzarote’s island.

Luang Prabang Laos itinerary - Kuang Si waterfall

Same same, but different: Laos is a gem in South East Asia. Find 4 cool places to really not miss on a road trip in North Laos!

Tasmania east coast road trip - Wineglass bay

How to not get crazy in the campervan? 16 Dos and Dont’s based on my own road trip’s experience!

Itinerary - Tasmania East Coast

Tasmania East Coast, or the multi-talent destination.
Cool places to see on a trip, with the itinerary I followed myself.

Meet Poudre d'Escampette

Made of photography, travel stories and a good dose of passion. I’m Ophélie, Frenchie solo traveler. I left Europe during 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!

Inspirational vibes

Let the mind wander. 
Pictures from the road turned into posters and postcards, for your home

Favorite photo tips.

Tips that beginner photographers like the most on Poudre d'Escampette.

Photo gear

What do you really need in your photo equipment? As a beginner photographer, I share 11 items I take on photo trips + my checklist to download.

Rice fields Vang Vieng -

Photo editing

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!

DIY - Photo & Travel resources to take with you

Cheat sheets and checklists for beginner photographers and solo travellers

Essentials in a camper van on a roadtrip - List preview - Unepoudredescampette

Solo travellers

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!

Beginner photographers

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 ...

Remember: solo traveling is something which will bring you more than you might think! And since big trips start with little tips, you’ll find on this solo travel blog tips I used myself during my travels in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia, and on my photography journey. I hope that you’ll get some help and inspiration to start your next solo trip… and maybe a new passion for photography! See you on the blog!