Jo Fitzsimons

Freelance Travel & Lifestyle Writer

007 of Bond’s Best Destinations

He may not look it, but James Bond turns 50 this year, or at least the character celebrates half a century on the big screen. Ian Flemming’s classic British spy … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Romantic Castles for a Winter Retreat

Winter is definitely a time to retreat indoors, but if your own home isn’t inspiring the right blend of romance, consider a weekend break. And if you’re searching for a … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Unusual Places to Stay in England

Tired of booking the same type of self-catering accommodation for your staycation? Try one of these unusual places for your next break in the UK. 1. Haven Meadows Yurt Camp, … Continue reading

August 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

5 Disappointing Historical Sites Around the World

You’ve traveled miles to stand before a historical site but now that it’s before you, all you can muster is a sinking feeling of disappointment. Sadly, some sites do not … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · Leave a comment