I am co-founder of Travel with a Mate and we are currently location independent in the Cotswolds, UK. I have visited 60 countries to date and try to add new ones every year :). I love travelling and all things travel, visiting new places and really getting to know old ones.

How To Get Directly to London

London is one of the major capital cities in the world and millions of tourists flock to the city every year to experience its nightlife, shopping opportunities and historical monuments. If you’re flying in from elsewhere in the world, Heathrow ...

How to do London on a Budget

Like any major European city, London can be an expensive place to visit unless you have a few handy insider tips up your sleeve and know how to save those pennies.  Certainly if you are planning a high-end, luxury break ...

A Little Bit of Italy in London

What to do in london in Winter
For centuries London has been a popular city for people from all over the world to settle and at the current count there are over 200,000 Italian nationals registered as residents in London.  We know from historical records however that ...

6 unique stops on a North Carolina road trip

Ella Buchan is a freelance travel writer with 12 years of experience. Based between London and Paso Robles, California, she can often be found seeking out local dining spots and/or drinking wine with llamas. Her time in North Carolina was ...
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8 of the best airlines in the world

Everybody loves to complain about flights and budget airlines with tons of people and no space, but many people around the globe can confirm that there are some airlines which would make any air travel more pleasant and less stressful. ...
Tech reviews

The best travel apps for exploring cities

  There are endless travel-related apps for both Android and iOS that smartphone and tablet users can enjoy. However whilst most of them like to offer one-stop shop type solutions for your travel requirements, combining several different things under one ...
Website reviews

Website review: sellmytimesharenow.com

We’ve always made it our mission to explore every type of accommodation available when travelling and there’s certainly no shortage of options. There is one, however, which has plenty of reputation and is often overlooked as a viable option. Timeshares have ...

Our family holiday in Crete with Olympic Holidays

Royal Mare Resort in Crete
We’ve been incredibly busy recently and when that happens its always family time that suffers. So when Olympic Holidays offered us the opportunity to experience their Greek island holiday deals we jumped the chance. Finally some quality time to spend as a ...

7 Free Things to Do in Brisbane

For some travellers, seeing the sights on a budget is what it’s all about. Being cost conscious and savvy about spending allows you to take more vacations and see more each time you travel some place. Whenever you are heading ...