The UK has so many fantastic spots to visit and although I spend much of my time traveling abroad, I do love a good ‘staycation’. We may not have year-round sunshine, but we do make up for it with beautiful countryside, rolling hills, quaint towns, stately homes and other attractions. Look Insurance Services have created [...]
Not long ago I came across this quote; “You can’t buy happiness but you can buy tea and it’s kind of the same thing”. Brits are stereotyped as having a bit of an obsession with tea and I must say I do love a good cuppa. It really does solve everything. One of my favourite [...]
Norfolk in East Anglia has some of the most beautiful scenery in England and is the ideal place to get away from it all. With miles of coastline and stunning nature reserves, there are plenty of opportunities for birdwatching, fishing and wildlife-spotting. Whether you choose to cycle, walk, or ride one of the historic railways, [...]
Although I was born and raised just outside of Manchester, I’ve spent the last few years traveling the world and so it’s been impossible to keep up to date with new developments. I find myself coming back to a city that has been transformed over the last few years…some restaurants have closed, new ones have [...]
When travelling to countries such as the United States or Australia, I’m quickly reminded of how small the UK actually is. Americans think nothing of driving for a few hour within one state, while in the UK you can drive only half an hour down the road and find yourself straining to understand a completely [...]
Britain is a relatively small country and therefore it makes the ideal place to do a road trip. Every summer my mother and I would go to visit my grandma in Plymouth, which was a 4-6 hour drive from Manchester depending on the traffic. I used to really look forward to those road trips because [...]
If you’re in the UK but you don’t want to venture too far afield for a vacation, then the Isle of Wight is the perfect option for a quick getaway. Just 6 miles off the coast of England, the Isle of Wight is easily accessible by ferry and if you like the outdoors, there are [...]
Since my flight to Tel Aviv was departing from London Luton early in the morning, I needed somewhere to stay in London the night before. I’m from Manchester, and it’s simply not possible to get to the airport that early by train. So I needed to find a hotel in London that would be convenient [...]
These days when I visit London it is usually just for conferences, business meetings, or to visit friends. But what if I were from another country and I had never been to London before? Here I’ve put together a list of tips and things to do on your first time in London. Getting Around The [...]
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.