Jo Fitzsimons

Freelance Travel & Lifestyle Writer

St Albans: Where Roman Ruins Meet 21st Century Britain

“There’s an ancient Roman city just 20 minutes outside of London?” Although Britain is well known for its vast history, many people are surprised to learn that over 2,000 years … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Liverpool – The Birthplace of the Beatles

A vibrant city by any measure, Liverpool is a place where the phenomenon of The Beatles continues to serve as one of the city’s biggest tourist draws. From the locations … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · 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

10 Tip for Staying Safe on Public Transport

We all know we should only take registered taxis, but what about staying safe on other forms of public transport? Here are 10 tips for keeping safe on public transport. … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

5 Best Travel Destinations for 2013

In the eternal quest to discover a new corner of the already travel saturated globe or manage a genuine cultural exchange, finding that elusive hot spot for next year’s break … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

7 Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

The moment when the door closes on one year and opens on a brand new one is celebrated around the globe. Whether it’s with your feet in the sand or … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Join in London’s Gin Revival

From its origins as a restorative medicine to the stigma of ‘mother’s ruin’, a phrase coined during the gin craze, there is no doubt that this botanical drink has had … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · Leave a comment