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.
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 […]
One of the most frequently asked questions before moving to the UK is, can I move to the UK without a job? Yes, you can move to the UK without a job if you have enough money to support yourself and if you are a European (EEA) Citizen, born to British parents or qualify for […]
Many of us have become accustomed to having air conditioning when travelling so it can be concerning when you start reading that most of London does not have air-conditioning available. Let’s get to the important question, do you need air-conditioning in London? No, you don’t, unless London is experiencing a heatwave. The temperature during summer is an […]