Travel writer and journalist with 10 years plus of professional experience (and a lot more years of loafing around the world). UK born but has lived/worked in various places including Northern Greece, Australia and recently spent five years living in New York. Started out at the Independent on Sunday as Deputy Travel Editor and then Acting Editor. Currently Travel Editor of She magazine and works as a regular contributor to The Independent on Sunday travel section and ABTA magazine, plus occasional contributor to the Independent newspaper, Independent Traveller magazine and The Telegraph travel section. Speaks on BBC radio about consumer travel issues and has also written travel pieces for The Sunday Times, Wanderlust magazine, the Scotsman and Highlife magazine to name a few. Speaks (pretty dire) Italian and French.
Favourite places: The Americas - particularly Latin America (Colombia, Ecuador and Brazil), California, New York and Montreal; South Asia, specifically Indonesia and India; Greece; Norway; Italy (married to an Italian-Canadian - have to be loyal); Central Asia. Next stop: Iran.