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.
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 […]
Passports are one of the most important items when travelling and there can be so many different rules regarding passports. The internet is filled with debates whether you should carry or not carry your passport. Should you keep your passport with you in London? The times you should keep your passport with you are; at […]
Staying in a hostel in London was my first solo hostel experience and it turned out to be really positive. After years of staying in hostels in London and around the world I can say that having concerns about the safety of a hostel is common feeling, especially if you are new to travelling. So […]
Now that you have finally settled down in the UK it’s time to exchange your license to a UK drivers license. It’s a pretty easy process to exchange your licence once you’ve been here for over 185 days. Why Should You Change Your Foreign Driving License To The UK One? The reason I changed my […]
When moving to the UK I had no idea I would be starting from scratch with my credit score (totally naïve of me!). No matter how good or bad your credit score is in your home country you will be starting from zero when you move to the UK. Whether you’ve just moved to the […]
You’re thinking about moving to the UK from Australia but you’re not sure of the steps you need to take to do so? In this guide I will walk you through the general steps for leaving Australia and things you should consider preparing if you are moving for a few months to indefinately. Australia has […]
One of my favourite places to travel is the Balkans. It’s super cheap, everyone’s really friendly however getting around can take a little planning or long-winded searches on the internet as I found out. The initial questions I had when planning my trip were: What’s the best way to travel across these destinations? Rent a […]
Driving in Italy can be a stressful experience especially if it’s not in the language you speak or the side of the road you drive on. Personally, as long as it’s not city driving it’s well worth getting a car in Italy to explore the towns and regions. As a tourist, it’s always great to […]