• How to overcome burn-out

    March 4, 2019
    Waiting for the traffic lights - two streets with a pop-up shop in the middle serving the locals.

    It’s hard to believe that I started Edits Of Jo five whole years ago, albeit under a different name (let’s not go there!) and an entirely different theme. Where has that time gone, eh? Over the last few years, my style has changed dramatically – from the content I write, my style of writing and how frequently I post.

  • How to stay safe when travelling alone

    February 11, 2019
    Landscape of Peebles Scotland

    Booking your first, solo trip away is such an exciting prospect, whether that’s a backpacking adventure, a gap year or just a well-deserved break. It can also be a tad scary however, navigating your way around an unknown place, finding your feet in a different culture and being away from the comfort of your home. For me, staying safe was also something that heavily played on my mind the first time I traveled solo.

  • Best walks (and cake stops) in the Lake District, England

    February 4, 2019
    Stunning view of Todd Crag - lake in distance with sun setting

    It’s not difficult to see why the Lake District is such a popular destination for keen hikers and walkers. Even in the frosty last days of December and early January, the Lake District was a hive of activity, with people running with their dogs, walking off that Christmas pudding and enjoying the stunning scenery that this area is renown for.