Last year I attended the TBEX travel conference held in Keystone, Colorado. I flew into Denver and had the pleasure of spending two days there before taking part in a road rally up to Keystone. This large, bustling metropolis is known as ‘The Mile-High City’ because it is located at an altitude of 1,600 metres [...]
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So you’re traveling to Los Angeles but don’t have two pennies to rub together? Fear not, because you can still see Lalaland on a budget. On my trip around California this summer, I successfully managed to spend 5 nights in LA without breaking the bank. By saving money on things like accommodation and sightseeing, I [...]
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 [...]
After watching a video of Nomadic Matt eating the hottest pepper in the world at Tears of Joy in Austin Texas, I decided I would be up for the challenge too. Matt’s reaction was priceless and it made a great video, so I stopped by this hot source shop on E. 6th Street recently to put my [...]
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 [...]
Despite having spent 19 days last year in Las Vegas, I never once made it to a show. People always tell me the Cirque du Soleil shows are a must in Vegas, so this year I was determined to see one for myself. My show of choice was Zarkana, one of the newer Cirque Du [...]
I have to be honest with you here, my reason for visiting Sun Studio was not for my love of music. I went because I didn’t have a car and there is a free shuttle bus that takes you from Downtown Memphis to Elvis Presley’s Graceland. But as it turned out, my visit to Sun [...]
If you’re visiting New Orleans and you want to get out of the city for a day, then a popular thing to do is a swamp tour. When I checked into India House hostel I noticed posters for various tours and activities, from walking tours to plantation tours and spooky ghost tours, but I was pretty [...]
Bourbon Street is the most famous party street in New Orleans, stretching for 13 blocks in the heart of the French Quarter. Whether you visit day or night, there is always the opportunity for people watching on Bourbon Street. The entire pedestrianised area is lined with bars, strip clubs, restaurants and souvenir shops- it’s really [...]
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.