With a sea captain father, Carol grew up with ships and travel. After university and a degree in history, she started writing and has freelanced ever since. She has been travel editor of House and Garden and food correspondent of the Daily Mail and now freelances widely from the Hong Kong Tatler to BBC Good Food magazine. She has written 30 books on travel and food and has been chairman of the British Guild of Travel Writers twice. When not travelling globally, she lives in a thatched cottage in the Cotswolds with her husband and two cats, and tends a large garden.
Favourite Places: Hong Kong, India, Asia, Portugal, Italy, Scotland.