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
I was absolutely buzzing to visit Japan, but my trip to Tokyo didn’t knock my socks off. Find out why in this tell-all blog post.
I’ve teamed up with UK walking holiday specialists Mickledore to help you discover what the best of Britain’s National Parks have to offer and tell you why you should explore them.
Vilnius - the capital of Lithuania - is one of my favourite city’s in Europea without being a spectacular destination. But just why do I think that?
To celebrate the return of the Premier League, I've rounded up seven of the best football games that I have seen on my travels.
I’ve rounded up 10 of my favourite adventure activities in Nepal which demonstrate exactly why this small, landlocked Asian nation is bucket list-worthy.
I recently got tickets to see Boca Juniors in Buenos Aries which got me thinking about the other items on my travel bucket list – here they are.
Digital nomads are constantly having to adapt due to their ever-changing lifestyle - but SafetyWing are finding a way to make location independence more robust.
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.
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…