Katherine Wildman

Newcastle upon Tyne - a grown-up girls' weekend away

A girls' weekend of fine dining, vintage clothes shops and culture in Newcastle upon Tyne proves that there's more to The Toon than Viz magazine and half-dressed revellers partying in The Bigg Market Read the guide

Whitby: fish, chips and family fun

Half a pound of vanilla fudge, 199 steps, four miles of beach, a trip on the Hogwarts Express and a taste of Dracula’s blood made for a fantastic family holiday in Whitby Read the guide

Noodles and naked northerners in Japan

It was comforting to know that I wasn’t alone. Across the valley, at the Hakone Open Air Museum in Japan, other Leeds girls were revealing their naked curves to the cool night air... Read the guide

Bali break: five unwind in Ubud

The warm air smells of wet flowers, a chorus of frogs celebrates the end of the morning rainstorm and, as the sun bursts through the last of the clouds, the gardens of Ubud, in central Bali, wake up Read the guide

Plastic sushi and peanut ice cream in downtown Tokyo

Tokyo is exquisite. There is an attention to detail that is utterly charming, and you feel like a child in a sweet shop as you walk the streets of Asakusa, finding treasure at every turn Read the guide