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 [...]
People have different ideas when it comes to their ideal holiday; some try to cram in as much as they possibly can, which can result in needing another holiday to get over the last one, and others like to treat their holiday as a break from their usual environment and spend it relaxing. London is [...]
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 [...]
The following is a guest post written by Simon Harding This year has been a year of change in London’s Theatreland. At no time in the last decade has there been so many exciting new shows coming to town. The first time visitor to London doesn’t really care what is new and old , usually [...]
Places to take a Sunday stroll on a city break in the capital Late October and early November are beautiful times of the year for walks in London. Just as the clocks go back, the sun becomes milkier in complexion, and the days shorten as the sun sinks lower in the sky. Leaves turn from [...]
My Mum is from Plymouth in Devon, so as a child she would always take me to my grandmother’s house during the school summer holidays. We would take short trips to Cornwall, and I remember summer days spent building sandcastles on the beach and eating Cornish ice cream. I often have a hard time convincing [...]
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.