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 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 […]
Hyde Park is one of London’s biggest and most beautiful parks in the city. On a sunny day, Londoners will flock to the park to enjoy picnics, drinks, brisk walks, boot camps and some fresh air – but is cycling allowed in Hyde Park? Hyde Park is friendlier to cyclists than the other Royal Parks […]
With London being such a big bustling city, it is understandable to want to book ahead so you enjoy your time here. You’re probably wondering if you will get into the popular attractions like the London Eye, Tower of London, London Dungeon, St Paul’s Cathedral, London Bridge Experience and Tombs, and Westminster Abbey without a […]
When you’ve finished your meal at a restaurant, how do you ask for the check in London? In London, we ask for the bill and not the check. However, if you did ask your waiter for the check they would understand. I’ve seen some forum saying that some people ask for the ticket. I’ve never […]