Jo Fitzsimons

Freelance Travel & Lifestyle Writer

Porto Highlights: Winter Sun in Portugal’s Second Biggest City

The Algarve is a classic British summer sun spot, but Portugal is one of Western Europe’s hottest countries all year round. It may be relatively small in size compared to … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

America’s Favourite City: New Orleans and What to Do in the Big Easy

A place where Caribbean, African and European cultures blend, New Orleans is a melting pot of food, fun and music. This colourful city may have suffered at the hands of … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beyond the Sights of San Francisco

San Francisco certainly holds enough magic to woo you for a week with its Golden Gate Bridge, adorable sea lions and sourdough bread bowls filled with thick clam chowder. But, … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Eclectic and Electric: Tokyo’s Top Sights

Eclectic and electric, Tokyo is all things to all people. Whether you want to scratch beneath the glitzy surface to locate Tokyo’s strong sense of tradition, graze your way through … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

San Francisco’s Best Sights

The days of wearing a flower in your hair may have passed, save perhaps in Haight-Ashbury, but the city of San Francisco’s charm has not faded a shade. If you … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Top 10 Sights of Salzburg

In 1997, the charming city of Salzburg won the recognition it truly deserves by being designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city behind the Sound of Music, home of … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Top 10 Romantic Cities for Christmas

Christmas can be as stressful or as peaceful as you choose. If you want to take a break from the shopping mayhem and indulge in the true romance that surrounds … Continue reading

October 6, 2012 · Leave a comment