Jo Fitzsimons

Freelance Travel & Lifestyle Writer

Guide to InterRailing in Europe

What is InterRail? InterRail is a pre-paid pass that entitles you to flexible train travel throughout Europe on its national rail networks. The system was set up in the 1970s … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Do You Want to Open Your Own Hostel? The Highs and Lows From Someone Who Has

Opening a hostel is not an uncommon dream among travelers who return from a trip around the world, but is the dream the same as the reality? After turning a … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why the Best of Hawaii Lies Beyond Oahu

With an exotic aloha spirit, a rich and fascinating native culture, and dramatic landscapes, the Pacific islands of Hawaii easily fit the definition of paradise, and for many people they … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Europe’s Best Value Destinations for 2013

Wondering where will offer the best value in Europe this year? Thanks to the Post Office Travel Money’s annual Worldwide Holiday Costs Barometer you don’t need to sift through the … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why Travel Agents are Making a Come-Back

Since the dawn of the internet, booking holidays online has become extremely accessible and therefore popular. From piecing together your own package to picking up last minute pre-bundled deals, tourists … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

7 Simple Steps for Making the Most of Europe’s Low-Cost Airlines

€20 to fly from Barcelona to Rome? If you’ve traveled through Europe in recent years you’ll have quickly come to realize that flying is one of the cheapest ways to … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

A Girl’s Guide to India

If it is possible to be passionately in love with a country, yet hate it at the same time, then I have that relationship with India. From the grimy streets … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · Leave a comment