Helen is a freelance travel, food and drink writer. She has been published in numerous newspapers and magazines, including the Observer, Scotland on Sunday, Travel Weekly, High Life, Family Circle, Harpers, Zest, Woman & Home and Eve. She has also written for a number of corporate clients, such as the Orient-Express Group, easyJet and Thomson. She was first bitten by the travel bug after a year-long round-the-world trip in 1992, long before gap years were ‘de rigueur’ and mobile phones and emails were invented. She has lived in Oman in the Middle East before settling in London with her husband and two children.
Favourite places: Norfolk, England; Highlands, Scotland; Tuscany, Italy; Gascony, France.