So you’re traveling to Los Angeles but don’t have two pennies to rub together? Fear not, because you can still see Lalaland on a budget. On my trip around California this summer, I successfully managed to spend 5 nights in LA without breaking the bank. By saving money on things like accommodation and sightseeing, I [...]
Need a break from the soul-sapping drudgery of the British winter? Starting to forget what the sun actually looks like? Help is just at hand – within just a few hours, you could find yourself basking on golden beaches, catching the rays beneath tropical palms and enjoying a cocktail (or three) while working up an [...]
The other day I realised I had never created a bucket list. But a bucket list is usually a list of things to do before you die and I thought it would be better to create a list of goals with a bit of a time limit on it. Over time priorities change and I’m [...]
Fancy hitting the slopes this winter? Crystal Ski are running a competition to win ski holiday, with 2 Snowbombing festival tickets plus flights and accommodation included! Snowbombing takes place in Mayrhofen, Austria from 7th-12th April 2014, and I have always wanted to go to it! To be in with a chance to win, you can [...]
Wondering where to spend Christmas this year? Why not give Dublin a try? With an abundance of Christmas markets, lights and cozy pubs, Dublin is the ideal place to get you into the Christmas spirit. Whether you choose a quick weekend getaway in December or you plan a visit for the actual day itself, there’s [...]
I’ve taken numerous holidays to Greece over the years, including visits to Mykonos, Ios, Paros, Santorini and Kos, but one of my favourites has to be Skiathos in the Sporades island chain. My uncle was always recommending it as his favourite holiday destination, so eventually my Mum took me there in my late teens. We stayed in [...]
I’ve been quiet. For a while now I’ve been quiet on this blog about my true thoughts about life and travel. I share travel tips and destination information, but I’m not one to go talking about my innermost thoughts. Well today I guess I’m going there. Sometimes it takes a loss to shake things up [...]
Calling all my female readers out there – Experience the Splendours of India at a very special rate! I have travelled solo to many countries throughout the world, but so far I haven’t made it to India. While lots of my fellow bloggers and female friends have travelled there successfully alone and had an unforgettable [...]
Ever wondered about moving to say, New York or Los Angeles? Melbourne or Sydney? Australia-based insurance provider Budget Direct has put together a cool Cost of Living Index, which compares real-life costs in a number of different cities across the UK, the USA and Australia. The interactive tool compares things like property prices, utilities, weekly shops [...]
Who is this Pommie chick?
I'm a British girl from Manchester and I have been traveling solo since 2008. After graduating from university I decided there was more to life than the hours between 9 and 5, so I packed my journalism degree into my suitcase to travel the world and work remotely. I hope to inspire you to be your own boss, live life and travel the world.