Hey There! I am Kat. The idea of the blog originated when I packed up my life in 2013 to move to London to start a new adventure. What a roller-coaster that was! It took me a while but I finally got there and I created Kat’s Gone Global in 2017.
On my blog you’ll find the practical information I learnt about moving to the UK, my explorations around London and budget-friendly travel tips that will help you avoid making my terrible mistakes.
The UK is a big hub for flights into Europe so you may be using one of the airports for your connecting flight. It’s understandable to ask ‘do I need a UK visa for a connecting flight’? Depending on your nationally you might need a UK transit visa to pass through the UK. The easiest […]
As someone that has hopped on a plane and moved to London by myself, I know exactly what you are feeling when trying to make friends in London. The city can certainly be a very lonely place when you first move over. London is such a transient city and that can impact your group of […]
One of my favourite things to do when travelling is hunting for amazing viewpoints. Riga doesn’t disappoint as the city provides you with 4 fantastic viewpoints! You’ll be able to get different views of Riga’s Old Town, the beautiful art nouveau architecture buildings, cobblestone streets and magnificent churches. I would recommend adding at least one […]
The quest to find a flat in London is an involved process and with all the different types of properties, ways you can rent, ways to search for accommodation, knowing what to look for and figuring out the rules, it can get confusing. I know just how overwhelming this can be when you are new […]
After living in London for just over five years I’ve still not discovered all of it. As you can imagine answering how many days you need in London is a challenge! Having less than 12 hours isn’t really enough time to explore what London has to offer I’d recommend a minimum of 24 hours but […]
Taking unique gifts and souvenirs home that you can only buy in London will remind you of your trip in years to come. There are several beautiful, nice and even yummy things you can buy in London, although the yummy ones won’t last long! I have put together a list that covers a wide range […]
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