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Vicky Philpott set up in 2012 to share her weekend travels, festivals and adventures. As the blog grew so did the urge to travel further, so she quit her job and travelled the US, Asia and Europe for four years as a digital nomad sharing her stories as she went. Since then she’s settled by the sea in Southsea, Portsmouth, to have a base to travel from. She’s an NCTJ journalist and used to work in magazines in London. As well as her travel blog she also writes for news outlets and has written two books, ‘Celebrate: The Greatest Festivals Around the World’ and a chapter for the latest ‘Lonely Planet: Experience England’ book, too.
After COVID decimated her blog and income streams, she knuckled down and analysed the opportunities available to bring her blog back even stronger. now receives over 350,000 views a month and she’s worked on campaigns with some of the top travel names in the industry. She shares her travels on social media too to encourage her followers to achieve their travel dreams.
In January 2020 Vicky set up to encourage domestic travellers to explore more of England. In a short time she grew the site to over 200,000 visitors a month, and now hires a team to run it all.
Vicky is passionate about helping solo female travellers gain the confidence to explore, and since having her son in January 2022, about encouraging new mothers to keep up their travels with their little ones too.

Vicky is a travel and festival blogger at She loves a bit of adventure, will try anything once, and has a strong passion for the local food and drink, whatever it may be. She’s here to inspire her readers to travel to places a little out of their comfort zone, or at least to explore the usual destinations in a different way. Find her @VickyFlipFlop on all the social media and on YouTube. is here to support women in travelling the world. If I can do it, so can you. Expect festival guides, city guides, road trip itineraries and in depth info on my favourite countries, including Japan, Canada and Vietnam. Always practical, I want to inspire and help!

Blog Bio is a travel and festival blog written by Vicky Philpott, a freelance travel writer and content creator currently living in Southsea, England. Vicky travelled the world for three years as a digital nomad, exploring new places and writing about them on her blog to inspire others to enjoy better holidays. She’s been a travel blogger since February 2011 and created the free Travel Blogger High course to inspire and help new travel bloggers to follow in her footsteps, but on their own path. 

Vicky is known for her honest and practical posts that show the real side of travelling. She’s not going to sugarcoat things. Vicky is an NCTJ trained journalist and used to work as a magazine sub editor in London, before embarking on this crazy world of travel blogging. Vicky works as the Travel Editor for Blogosphere Magazine and is a monthly contributor to VickyFlipFlopTravels has been shortlisted in many awards and is often cited in Top 10 Travel Blogger lists around the web. 

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