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.
Skopje is a quaint and unusual city that is well worth either being added to your Balkans trip or as an individual trip. I have pulled together a list of things to do in Skopje as well as providing a complete guide of how to get to Skopje, where to stay and local cuisine you […]
National Insurance is simply a type of tax which employers, employees, and those who are self-employed pay money into the Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC). It is used to fund state benefits, such as the State Pension and Maternity Allowance. For those coming from Australia think of a National Insurance Number like a Tax […]
You’ve decided that you are moving! What an exciting adventure you have ahead but there are a couple of things to organise before moving to the UK to make it happen! The months before you leave you’ll have a huge number of things to do and organise. The sooner that you can get these things […]
Thought about moving to London? You have probably seen all the articles about how expensive London is as a city to live in. I tested some of the calculators that are available online to see how good they are at estimating the cost of living in my home city London. Unfortunately, I found the cost […]
When planning our bus trip from Sofia to Skopje there was more information available about the bus routes than some of the other Balkan destinations. We knew that we couldn’t book in advance and what bus we were aiming for which was the 15:00 to Skopje arriving at 19:25. Just to reassure ourselves of what […]
Kotor was one of the 9 destinations we were travelling to on our Balkans trip. I didn’t do much research on how to get a bus from Tirana to Kotor. As it was a common theme for there to be limited information about buses for most of the Balkan destinations we decided it was easier […]