The prospect of finding your way around a large, populous country like Thailand by yourself can be pretty scary, but it’s usually fine if you do some research beforehand and know which forms of transport are best for specific journeys. That’s why we’ve compiled this guide to getting around Thailand – hopefully, it should allay [...]
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As one of the most popular attractions that London has to offer, its West End theatre experience is truly an unforgettable one. With so many shows and performances to choose from, across a plethora of theatres and venues, you can be sure to find something to suit your tastes. Whether you are filling a pre-booked [...]
Thought Wimdu just did apartments? Think again. You can also sleep on a junk boat in Vietnam too! When I was booking accommodation in Hanoi through Wimdu, I also saw a few Halong Bay Cruises listed. Cruising Halong Bay is one of those things you have to do if you’re in Northern Vietnam, and lots [...]
I wasn’t a fan of Hanoi in Vietnam. It was cold, wet and the pavements were so narrow that I was walking in the road amongst a sea of bikes. So I was thankful that I had a gorgeous room at La Belle Vie hotel to go back to. I booked the accommodation through Wimdu, [...]
“We look like a shipwreck disaster” joked my snorkel guide as I hung on to a life belt in the ocean off the Mornington Peninsula. Of course we hadn’t been in a ship wreck, and I wasn’t in any danger. I was on the Moonraker Dolphin & Seal Swim, which departs from Sorrento Pier on [...]
Before I visited Venice I had no idea that the whole city is actually an archipelago of 118 small islands separated by canals and waterways. Obviously Venice itself is the most popular tourist destination to visit on the Venetian lagoon- it was once of the most powerful capitals in Medieval Europe and today it is [...]
Ho Chi Minh City is chaotic and I have never seen so many motorbikes in my life. But staying in the Windsor Plaza hotel gave me the peace and relaxation I needed before beginning my jam-packed itinerary around South East Asia. After a 17 hour journey from London to Kuala Lumpur, followed by a 6-hour [...]
If you’re traveling around Europe, flying can often be one of the cheapest options for getting from A to B because of the number of low cost airlines offering cheap fares. I feel very fortunate to come from the UK because there are so many different countries right on my doorstep, and no-frills airlines are [...]
The Noosa International Food & Wine Festival, held once a year in May, attracts award-winning chefs from around the world. Whether you live nearby or you’re travelling halfway across the world to join in the fun, you’re sure to find food and drink you’ve never had before. But food and drink are just the start [...]
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.