Jo Fitzsimons

Freelance Travel & Lifestyle Writer

UK’s Top Spots (According to Trip Advisor Travellers)

Trip Advisor is a travel phenomenon that has reinvented how we research our holidays. Even though we continue to take advice from travel agents, guidebooks and friends, more often we … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Set Yourself A Fitness Challenge for 2013

Getting fit is an aspiration of many, particularly as the calendar rolls from December to January, but without a goal to aim for, the vast majority of people who make … Continue reading

January 28, 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 Classic British Comfort Foods

If the Brits know anything about food, it’s how to serve up winter warmers. As a place that sees more than its fair share of wind, rain and gray skies, … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · 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

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

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