The Czech Republic’s swinging capital city, Prague is popular with long-term backpackers, those on a city break – and more recently hen and stag parties. Visitors are attracted by the stunningly preserved Old Town Square and beautifully meandering Vltava River – not to mention the increasingly vibrant and sophisticated nightlife. Whoever you are and whatever [...]
If you’re travelling on a budget and planning to visit the UK’s capital, you can save money by searching for cheap flights, cheap hotels and local markets where you’ll find plenty of affordable food. London’s markets date back to the Middle Ages when people would sell goods like fresh produce and crafts in covered or [...]
So you love to travel the world? You’d like to make money from it so you don’t have to sit in a stuffy office somewhere? Then I suggest you get reading. Read as much as you can and when you’re too tired to read, read some more. Research is vital if you want to set [...]
Just wanted to mention something that has been weighing on my mind. Google. It. I get increasingly stressed when I hear people asking questions that they could easily have found the answers to on Google. My forehead creases up when I realise that people aren’t conducting enough research before doing things. I start sweating a [...]
Lagos is a small town in the Algarve on the south coast of Portugal. For backpackers it is a major stop on the Europe backpacker trail and every year Van Tour Europe arrives for a week of debauchery. Lagos is a major party town and activities mostly centre around bars, drinking and booze-fuelled antics. If [...]
Is it just me, or does the world seem a lot smaller the more you travel? The more countries and places I visit, the smaller the world seems. I grew up feeling like the world was HUGE and that other countries were worlds away. Taking a family trip to Tenerife was a big deal and [...]
If I didn’t tell you this beach is in England, would you have guessed? On my travels I’ve spoken to backpackers who’ve been surprised when I say Britain has some beautiful beaches. Thurlestone is a small village in the Westcountry, sitting on the south coast of Devon between Hope Cove and Bigbury. My family are [...]
This was the second wedding I have actually ever been to. The first was my uncle’s when I was a bridesmaid and it wasn’t anything like this. It was winter in England and in all the wedding photos we’re holding umbrellas and grinning with rosy cheeks. The weather in Indonesia is hot and humid, much like [...]
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.