Jo Fitzsimons

Freelance Travel & Lifestyle Writer

China: The Changing Face of Travel

When it transpired that a schoolboy engaged in a spot of graffiti declaring ‘Ding Minhao was here,’ it sparked a public uproar that quickly made it into the media and … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Guide to InterRailing in Europe

What is InterRail? InterRail is a pre-paid pass that entitles you to flexible train travel throughout Europe on its national rail networks. The system was set up in the 1970s … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Have You Travelled on Any of The World’s 10 Fastest Trains?

Whether you’re in a hurry or just get a buzz from watching the world pass by in a blur, the modern generation of fast trains is a travel pleasure. Here … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · 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

Films That Will Trigger Your Travel Instinct

Have you ever watched a film and felt inspired to drop everything and hop on a plane? Here are 5 films that will trigger your travel instinct. Get your passport … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Travel Beauty Basics: Keep Packing Light, Beauty High

Packing light doesn’t mean you need to leave the promise of beauty at home. If you’re on a long term or adventure trip, a small, well-packed beauty bag means you … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment