Jo Fitzsimons

Freelance Travel & Lifestyle Writer

Urbino: Sample an Authentic Slice of Italian Life

Urbino is not on the radar of most tourists, which is what makes this magical city one of Italy’s best treasures. When you tire of the crowds in Rome and … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

How NOT to Get Sick on Holiday

Whether it’s your annual summer break or a weekend away, your holiday time is precious and the last thing you want is to do is get sick. Here are 7 … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Slow Travel in the Loire Valley

Contrary to popular belief, indie travel isn’t one long vacation. Figuring out routes, finding places to sleep, keeping an eye on your budget, and trying to do all the things … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Health Trends in 2013

The New Year sends us gazing into our crystal ball for a glimmer of what might lie ahead and if you’re looking for a fresh slant on your health, fitness … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Croatia: One of the Hottest Destinations for Winter Sun

It’s official, Croatia is one of the hottest destinations for winter sun – this beautiful part of Europe has seen a 23% increase in British visitors in the past year, … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Winning Spas: 2012′s Most Luxurious Hotel Spas, Part II

The World Luxury Hotel Spa Awards are coveted by hotels around the world. If you’re looking for a spa that has been awarded this prestigious title, here are the winners … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Winning Spas: 2012′s Most Luxurious Hotel Spas Part I

The World Luxury Hotel Spa Awards are coveted by hotels around the world. If you’re looking for a spa that has been awarded this prestigious title, here are the winners … Continue reading

October 15, 2012 · Leave a comment