Jo Fitzsimons

Freelance Travel & Lifestyle Writer

10 Essential Tips for Israel Travel

Israel has been a coveted land for millennia and the recent fighting with Gaza is the latest chapter in this enduring conflict. Yet, tourists seem undeterred. In 2012, Israel’s visitor numbers … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Escape the Honeymoon Crowds

It is one of the most important holidays that you are ever likely to take, so do you really want to spend it with hundreds of other honeymooners? The Maldives, … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

New Low-Cost Airline Routes to Try in Autumn / Winter 2012

Year after year Europe gets more and more accessible as the UK’s low cost airlines open up new routes to new destination. If you’re looking for destination inspiration, here are … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Why Israel and the Palestinian Territories Should be on the Backpacking Trail

The first time I bumped into a backpacker from Israel I was pleasantly intrigued that someone from a country I knew relatively little about would have the same travel bug … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · Leave a comment