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

Paradise Found: Hawaii’s Big Island (Press & Journal)

You can read the full article in Elegance (Luxury Lifestyle Magazine, The Press & Journal)

April 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to communicate with people who don’t understand your language (Wanderlust Magazine)

I have a missing brain cell…actually, there’s discussion between my family and friends that I might be missing more than one, but there’s a particular brain cell I’d like to … Continue reading

March 31, 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

Hackney: London’s Hipster Scene Seeps Deeper into the East End

Poverty. Petty Crime. Prostitution. Not too long ago, the East End of London languished under a cloud of sinister stereotypes. Noxious fumes from industry, over-crowded workhouses, slums and slaughterhouses all defined … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eating Like A Local in Hawaii

Trying to find one word to describe Hawaiian food is close to impossible. Native, international, sophisticated and fun; Hawaiian cuisine offers up a plateful of contradictions where surprise can wait … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Which Is The Best Hawaiian Island For Honeymoons?

If there is one location in the world that tickets all of the right boxes for a honeymoon destination, it is Hawaii. But with four main islands to choose between, … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · 1 Comment