Jo Fitzsimons

Freelance Travel & Lifestyle Writer

Why Living in a Troglodyte Cave Might be Good for you

“I’m going to France to live in a cave,” I declared to my friends and family. It was the heart of winter and my loved ones rolled their eyes, passing … Continue reading

October 29, 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

Europe’s Most Luxurious Ski Resorts

A fresh drift of powder sprinkling the mountains is a magical sight and if you’re seeing it with a crisp glass of Champagne in hand, it’s even better. Living the … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Exquisite Villas in the South of France

The beauty of being in Europe is that you don’t need to travel very far to find the perfect holiday location. South of France has for many years been a … Continue reading

August 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Extreme Sports with a Difference

Sometimes a beach break isn’t enough and a holiday that includes some extreme sports promises richer memories. However, white water rafting and abseiling have become almost mainstream sports. If you’re … Continue reading

August 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

5 Mathematical Foods from Around the World

Math surrounds us, from every day transactions to the structures that provide richness to our world, but how often do we look to our plates for mathematical stimulation? For most … Continue reading

May 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Flashpacker Hostels: Redefining Communal Sleeping

Bed bugs, hair-ridden showers and unspeakable toilet facilities put many solo travelers off the communal living style associated with hostels. And in many of the pack-em-in doss houses that offer cheaper than … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · Leave a comment