On a visit to Baden-Baden for the Deutscher Medienpreis (German Media Awards), Bill Clinton said; “Baden-Baden is so nice you have to name it twice.” Indeed it is nice. It’s MORE than nice; I don’t think the word does it justice. Located in the Baden Wuttermburg area of Germany at the foothills of the Black Forest, [...]
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Oh Zurich. We met for only a day but I was instantly attracted to you. Like Oslo in Norway you’re expensive, but I loved your elegant watches, tailored clothes, private banks and beautiful men. I’d love to get to know you better, but alas I only had one day! I hope we meet again. ~ [...]
I just want to say a HUGE thank you to every reader of this blog who voted for me in the Cosmo Blog Awards 2013 sponsored by Next. I’m pleased to announce I was presented with the Highly Commended award in the Best Travel Blog category. You can check out the full list of winners in all [...]
For first-time visitors, The Big Apple can be rather overwhelming. On my first visit to to New York City I bought a guidebook and I had no idea in what order to do everything! There are so many iconic buildings, museums, galleries, restaurants and things to do, you’ll certainly never be bored. This is the [...]
While I don’t have an official bucket list, experiencing an Amtrak train journey has definitely been on to-do list for quite a while. The long-distance Amtrak train routes across the USA offer the chance to see some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world, so it’s definitely something I wanted to try at least [...]
Thought Monaco was only for the uber rich and the high-rollers? Think again. This teeny tiny principality nestled on the Mediterranean coast is known for being a playground of the rich and famous. Think of Monaco and your mind will probably stir up images of the Grand Prix, fast cars, super yachts, luxury hotels and [...]
To a lot of people, I appear to have the dream life of long term travel and being able to work for myself. I often get emails from readers who say, “I wish I could have your job! How do I do it too?” When I meet people in hostels and I tell people I’m [...]
When I mentioned I was going to visit the Philippines a few people told to ‘skip Manila’ or spend as little time there as possible. Well I completely disagree with them. I had a brilliant time in Manila and a lot of that was down to Carlos Celdran and his Intramuros walking tour, called “Walk [...]
If the name isn’t enough of a giveaway James Bond Island was one of the key movie locations for the 007 movie, The Man with the Golden Gun. And of course, what happens when a place appears in a blockbuster movie? It becomes a tourist destination! I’ve been staying in Phuket for a month and I [...]
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.