Judging the Post Office Travel Blogger Awards

Judging the Post Office Travel Blogger Awards

Throughout my journalism and travel writing career, I’ve been lucky enough to pick up a couple of awards for my work. But I’…
Piece for Foodism | Time to Shine, the Cape Winelands, South Africa

Piece for Foodism | Time to Shine, the Cape Winelands, South Africa

During my three months travelling eastern and southern Africa, I was lucky enough to visit the Cape Winelands in South Africa. This stunning region …
Piece for TTG | The Florida Keys bounce back

Piece for TTG | The Florida Keys bounce back

When Hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean and the southern states of America, it caused devastation in all sorts of ways. The Florida Keys were …
Piece for Tidlrs | 10 cities where the world’s richest people love to live

Piece for Tidlrs | 10 cities where the world’s richest people love to live

Where in the world do the richest people live and which cities do the ultra-affluent find most appealing? If these are questions you’ve …
Piece for Escapism | The Drive of your Life, The Ngorongoro Crater

Piece for Escapism | The Drive of your Life, The Ngorongoro Crater

The Ngorongoro Crater is one of the most incredible natural phenomena you’ll see in Eastern Africa. As you might have read in this …
Freelance Journalism: How I became a travel writer – Part 2

Freelance Journalism: How I became a travel writer – Part 2

This is a continuation of How I became a travel writer – part 1. If you haven’t yet read the first part, you can find …
Freelance Journalism: How I became a travel writer – Part 1

Freelance Journalism: How I became a travel writer – Part 1

If you ask a professional travel writer, ‘how did you become a travel writer’, I can guarantee, the answer will be different every time. …
Guest Travel Blogger Q&A | Stuart Forster, Go Eat Do

Guest Travel Blogger Q&A | Stuart Forster, Go Eat Do

Since joining the British Guild of Travel Writers, I’ve met some really great travel writers and bloggers. One of those is Stuart Forster, …
Piece for Weather2Travel | 10 of the best twin centre honeymoons

Piece for Weather2Travel | 10 of the best twin centre honeymoons

I like to keep up to date with travel trends when I pitch new article ideas to editors and twin centre honeymoons are definitely …
Piece for Cheapflights | 7 do’s and don’ts for road tripping the Garden Route

Piece for Cheapflights | 7 do’s and don’ts for road tripping the Garden Route

Since returning from three months in Africa, I’ve been commissioned to write quite a few articles on the Garden Route. This 800km stretch …
Why I haven’t travelled so much this year (& a bit of exciting news!)

Why I haven’t travelled so much this year (& a bit of exciting news!)

Warning: This is a very long post – grab a cuppa and get comfy! As the year comes to an end, I’ve been re-reading …
Piece for Weather2Travel | 10 Dos and Don’ts of Planning the perfect honeymoon

Piece for Weather2Travel | 10 Dos and Don’ts of Planning the perfect honeymoon

I’ve written quite a lot on the topic of honeymoons. In my portfolio, you’ll find pieces I’ve covered for wedding magazines …
Piece for Travel Weekly | Caribbean 3 Ways

Piece for Travel Weekly | Caribbean 3 Ways

Travel Weekly is the main trade magazine I write for and this piece, Caribbean 3 Ways, covered how to plan a holiday in the Caribbean …
Piece for Square Mile | Rolling in Doha

Piece for Square Mile | Rolling in Doha

Doha is a strange place. With a skyscraper city-scape that seems to change at a super-sonic speed, this super-modern metropolis has tried hard to …
Piece for Luxe in a City | Best of Barbados: Top 10 sights

Piece for Luxe in a City | Best of Barbados: Top 10 sights

I’ve been to Barbados twice and and it was the first island I went to in the Caribbean. So I guess you could …
Piece for Luxe in a City | Private Island Retreat – Pangkor Laut

Piece for Luxe in a City | Private Island Retreat – Pangkor Laut

I visited Pangkor Laut before I really seriously started this site, so have never really blogged about it (although I did mention it in …
Piece for Luxe in a City | Half Moon Jamaica, Bare Foot Luxury

Piece for Luxe in a City | Half Moon Jamaica, Bare Foot Luxury

There are a handful of properties in Jamaica where barefoot luxury and the convenience of a resort hotel manage to co-exist. One such hotel …
Time for a new name: Hello The Travel Journo

Time for a new name: Hello The Travel Journo

So… I have some pretty big news. The blog is getting a new name and if you’ve already spotted my Facebook, you may …
Passion Planner: A simple way to achieve your life goals

Passion Planner: A simple way to achieve your life goals

Passion Planner: Freelancers, this could change your life Being a freelancer is hard. Sorry, I correct myself, it’s bl**dy hard. Especially when …