Jo Fitzsimons

Freelance Travel & Lifestyle Writer

Remembering Why We Travel

“This isn’t why I came traveling!” The words fell out of Jonathan’s mouth along with the lingering fumes of several whisky buckets*, one of which he was still consuming. We’d … Continue reading

September 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

How to Plan an Extended Trip in Central America (Part 2)

Part 2: From Honduras to Panama If you’re interested in planning an extended trip in Central America and have found this article, you may first want to check out Part 1, … Continue reading

August 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Around the World in 80 Days

Part of what we love about indie travel is doing the abnormal.  Getting outside the box of the typical one and two week vacation.  In today’s Indie Flight Hacking article, … Continue reading

August 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dangerous Liaisons: Should You Add “Unsafe” Destinations to Your RTW Trip?

Fear is individually unique. One person’s definition of a safe destination can equal another’s worst nightmare. However, regardless of whether you sport a high fear factor or quiver at the … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

“I’m Taking Off to See the World!” How to Tell your Parents

Your parents are experts in the art of worry. Let’s face it, they’ve been practicing your whole life, and the bombshell that you’re about to pack up your belongings in … Continue reading

May 9, 2012 · Leave a comment