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 [...]
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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 [...]
From a sightseeing point of view, it’s not always easy to decide what to do in London. From historical sites and museums, to sporting stadiums and river cruises, England’s capital offers SO many sights and attractions, that it can be difficult to choose how to spend your time if you’re just visiting for a few [...]
Britain’s welcoming the Olympics and celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee this summer, so there is no better time to take a holiday in the UK. here will be a great festival atmosphere nationwide and as part of the celebrations many activities and attractions are offering 20.12% off too, so you could end up getting some [...]
Although Manchester is my hometown, I’ve never really written about it. And yet I should because it’s the city I know most. If you want to experience the North of England, then Manchester might well be on your list of cities to visit. The city is smaller than London, but it’s still pretty big- in [...]
Since I’m British, I have traveled around the UK a lot over the years. I own a car, but since I started backpacking there was just no need to insure it anymore, so now when I arrive back in the UK for periods of time, it sits on the drive. The fact is, it’s much [...]
For we Brits, the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton is the biggest event in our calendar for 2011. I know some people aren’t fans of the British monarchy, but I’m a royalist, and I can’t wait! Fortunately I get back from my trip to Austria, Slovenia and Italy a week before 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.