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.
Hanoi is Vietnam’s capital. The city is buzzing, chaotic and energetic. It keeps you on your toes with the flurry of scooters, constant beeping and occasional risk of losing your life crossing the road. Also fantastic if you love food! Top Tip: Organise a tour with Hanoi Kids, the tours are meant to be amazing […]
With our short timeframe of two days, we covered a lot of ground, 800 km’s to be exact. We managed to do quite an amazing Whistle Stop Tour to what the Perthians call Down South which covers Margaret River and the South Coast. It’s not an area you can do without a car or at […]
Most of us have heard about Cambridge from its prestigious colleges and regatta on the Thames between Cambridge and Oxford. Each university has claimed great minds, just taking in Cambridge town itself is to think of individuals likes Charles Darwin and Stephen Hawking wandering around the campuses and town. How to Get to Cambridge London […]
Hoi An is different to the other cities in Vietnam, it’s a lot more peaceful and relaxed. There are lots of elements that make Hoi An a charming city, from its signature lanterns, to the mixture of architecture and canals, making it a great place to visit. Getting to Hoi An Hoi An is pretty […]
Portugal was never on my Europe to do list until recent times and I am disappointed in myself that I didn’t add it sooner! Porto exceeded my expectations and cemented why I am starting to fall in love with Portugal. It has good quality food, wine, port (which is no surprise) and custard tarts which […]
Trains are my favourite method of transport for long distances and what better way to get across Vietnam than catching overnight trains. Accommodation and travel at the same time! During our journey through Vietnam we took two overnight trains. I thought trains would be the better option than the buses as the trains had sleeper […]
Ha Long Bay features a wonderful network of 3,000 islands displaying towering limestone pillars, emerald waters and evergreen forests. It also has a surprising selection wildlife living in the bay, including elegant eagles and monkeys swinging around in the forests. It’s no wonder Ha Long Bay is a hot spot for tourists. Hạ Long Bay […]
I find Venice such a magical city with all its canals, gondolas, and winding streets. It’s one of those places that is on everyone’s “top destinations” or “must see list” and full of tourists no matter what time of year you go. I have only ever been in winter, if you do go in the […]
Northern Ireland is known for its Norman castles, lush green valleys and mountains, Celtic and Christian monuments, the Giant’s Causeway, Whiskey and many other things. Since Game of Thrones, the country has become even more popular and tourism has risen. On your adventures you will see many tour buses like the ‘Paddy Wagons’ on route […]