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 first time I went to Glasgow, I was poor and tried to find the cheapest way possible to get there. This ended up being a long overnight bus to Glasgow which left London at 11 pm and arrived in the city at 7 am. Following the night bus ride, I thought it would be […]
I can’t believe it’s almost 10 years since getting my first adult passport! It’s a little sad that I now have to renew it! For those here wanting to know how to renew your Australian passport in the UK, here is my experience and guide to applying for your renewal. Australia only has one consulate […]
There is so much to do in Brussels in a day that you could easily stretch it so much longer. As you may know, Belgium is probably best known for its beer, waffles, pomme frites and chocolate. Brussels is a city you can get a fill of all these delights but there is no shortage […]
Neuschwanstein Castle is so often called “the castle of the fairy-tale king” and it’s no wonder as the castle looks like it’s been plucked from your favourite fairy tale. The castle name translates to New Swan Stone Castle and the decorations within the castle certainly reflect this. Since the death of Ludwig II the castle […]
Do you ever choose a destination based on photos? Bled is one of the most famous views of Slovenia. The first time I saw pictures of Bled I was captivated by its beauty. With its green-blue lake, the little island with its church and the mountains of the Julian Alps, it’s truly breathtaking and it’s […]
Whilst the ancestry visa relies on having a British grandparent, if you have a British parent then you might be eligible to apply for a ‘right of abode’. Essentially as the child of a British citizen, you have the right to permanent residency. This is a right you inherited at birth. However, to be able […]