Jo Fitzsimons

Freelance Travel & Lifestyle Writer

Top 5 Cities to See in Southeast Asia

For centuries the mysterious east has lured travelers to its exotic and enticing shores. If you are planning a trip to Southeast Asia, here are five of the best cities … Continue reading

August 21, 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

Kuala Lumpur – A Backpacking Must-See?

Bright lights, big city, the draw of the Petronas Towers, hawker-stalls galore, this should be a natural destination for backpackers, but before I even stepped foot into Malaysia’s capital, I … Continue reading

August 16, 2011 · Leave a comment