Meet Travelling Tom
Welcome to TravellingTom.com! I’m Tom Woods, a 24-year-old recent graduate who has a burning passion for travel and has visited over 50 countries in less than a quarter of a century! Here you’ll find regular updates chronicling my escapades, as well as a resource of travel tips and information to help you get the most out of your own travel experiences.
The aim of this blog is to help inspire students and the working person to live life to the full, get out there and travel more! Having travelled extensively while dealling with full-time work commitments, as well as doing so on a student budget, I can show you how to travel as frequently and as well as I do!
Welcome to my world
Why not ditch the usual suspects like Paris and Las Vegas and try out their alternatives? Here are a few you could try.
If you are planning to visit Medellin, Colombia, there is plenty for you to enjoy. To give you an idea of what you can expect, here are five things that you can experience in Medellin, Colombia.
Travelling to China soon? Is it your first time there? If so, check out this blog post packed with tips for first-timers to the world’s most populated country.
It may be the middle of summer, but that’s not stopped me from creating a list of Europe’s best Christmas markets for 2019, when they take place and where you can fly to them from.
Travelling in the western United States gives you the opportunity to discover flashy attractions, so here are some of the can’t-miss things to do in Southwest USA.
Here’s a round-up of the world’s best cave restaurants, showcasing some jaw-dropping destinations from an incredible niche.
This insane travel competition is already underway, and you may be able to bag yourself return flights to Bologna, New Orleans or Bangkok for less than two quid!
I caught up with Chris O'Hare and Gabs Gratrix in Tbilisi to see how they're getting on as they sit at the crossroads of the first two continents on their round-the-world cycling tour that will see them travel over 100,000 kilometres across more than 60 countries.
It’s been long overdue, and now TravellingTom.com is getting a re-design. Read this blog post for more details on what to expect.
Follow me on my journey to visit every country in the world and get tips on how to travel cheap and on a budget by checking out Travelling Tom’s social media channels.
So, here we are again with a brand new podcast episode straight from my bedroom… I mean, studio. Watch the podcast to learn about the brand-new Wigan to North Korea train service, my recent trip to Budapest and an update about my podcast and channel.
Having visited Krakow twice and heading back for a third time next month, I’ve decided to put together a list of the city’s must-do attractions so that you know where to go and what to see.
If you’re heading to Barcelona and you need some accommodation inspiration, then check out this list of my recommendations for hotels and hostels in central Barcelona.
If you’ve never been on a solo travel trip before, here are a few tips that could come in quite handy for when you finally decide to go it alone.
Here are five tips I have picked up while travelling to over 60 countries that have helped me save and fund my travels.
Manchester-based FlightDelayClaim are working to reclaim money set aside to compensate eligible passengers for travellers affected by flight delays and cancellations.
If you’re on the road and you’re a digital nomad, here’s what to look for in a coworking space.
Before you book your next hotel, hostel or Airbnb, check out these five awesome tips to help you save money on your accommodation.
If you’re planning a trip to the Philippines, here are 10 things you should know before stepping on the plane.
Christmas is only 10 days away, and if you’re still looking to buy for the traveller in your life, here’s a guide on what (and what not) to get.
There is always an opportunity to capture new experiences and memories, so why not grab your essentials, pack them up and transform an upcoming weekend into a short holiday?
Here’s a look at a variety of devices that will help make getting through your next flight that little bit easier.
Whether it’s for survival, necessity or practicality - here are six essentials you need in your travel bag.
Cherries are one of the best ways to fight off the effects of jet lag, and here you can find out why…