Jo Fitzsimons

Freelance Travel & Lifestyle Writer

Ten Drinking Games to Entertain you on your Travels

There is probably no other period in your life when you’ll have more spare time than when you’re backpacking. And when the sights have been seen, your book has been … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

5 Hawaiian Dishes (that Only the Locals Eat)

Think of the United States and food, and it doesn’t take long to conjure up images of cheeseburgers and fries, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and chili dogs. However, while Hawaii is … Continue reading

October 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Everything you Need to Know About Traditional Mexican Food and Drink

In 2010 Mexican Cuisine was declared of such vital important that UNESCO added it to its list of “intangible cultural heritage.” But I was way ahead of them. I’d put … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Simple Self-Catering Meals

Self-catering breaks have the advantage of letting you stick to a budget while delivering the benefits of tasty home cooking. However, unless you plan on packing everything short of the … Continue reading

September 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cornish Cuisine: Dishes to Try

There are few places in the UK that have a culinary identity as strong as Cornwall. Nestled in the most southwestern corner of England, Cornwall’s location on the peninsula has … Continue reading

August 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Rekindle your Romance with Wine

With an extensive range of wines on offer at your local supermarket, the romance of sniffing, swirling and sipping a press of grapes feels almost lost. With gnarly vines stretching … Continue reading

August 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Best Rooftop Bars in New York

A business trip doesn’t have to be all work and no play. When the day’s meetings are over, multitask by taking in the sights of Manhattan’s iconic skyline while relaxing … Continue reading

August 15, 2012 · Leave a comment