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BBC Travel

England’s sleepy Scientology town: How East Grinstead became an unlikely hub for offbeat religions

The Indonesian seafarers with a five-gender society

Oman’s spectacular ‘Norway of Arabia’

Lundy: The tiny island with a wild, lawless past

England’s crop circle controversy

A British beast rarer than the panda

The UK’s tiny ‘dream homes’ on wheels

Stendhal syndrome: When a city’s beauty drives travellers insane

Machynlleth: The UK’s haven for alternative thinking

The rediscovery of Venice’s golden grape

The two-day hike to Britain’s most remote pub

National Geographic

City Life: Antwerp

Summer solstice across the UK

Inside Guide: Newcastle

Hiking Yorkshire’s Whitby Way

How to spend a weekend in the Derwent Valley Mills, Derbyshire

Lonely Planet

Tracing Britain’s pagan past on the Ridgeway, the country’s oldest road


Fact or folklore? On the tail of Britain’s big cats

The Independent

An unholy pilgrimage on the Whitby Way

The best meditation and mindfulness retreats in the UK

Why rewilding is the UK’s coolest voluntourism trend

Ten British bushcraft breaks

Britain’s best pilgrimage routes

The Times & The Sunday Times

Meet the Omani ice queen

Breathe deep: Get into Switzerland’s open air

Music, mountains and mouth-watering food: Discover Austria’s hidden gems

Rova Magazine

A Comedy of Errors in the Rocky Mountains

Rough Guides

The Rough Guide to Iceland (2022)

The Pocket Rough Guide to Newcastle & Northumbria (2022)

The Rough Guide to the 100 Best Places on Earth (contributor; 2021)

The Rough Guide to Laos (2020)

The Pocket Rough Guide to Liverpool (2020)

The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia on a Budget (co-author; 2020)

Make the Most of Your Time on Earth (contributor; 2019)

The Rough Guide to Mexico (co-author; December 2019)

The Rough Guide to Oman (co-author; November 2018)

The Rough Guide to Nepal (co-author; February 2018)

The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia on a Budget (co-author; October 2017)

The Rough Guide to 2018: The Togian Islands

The Rough Guide to Everywhere Podcast: Best spots on Earth (guest contributor; August 2019)

Why Aomori is Japan’s Best Year-round Destination

Nikko Nature: Why You Should Visit in Spring

On the Trail of the Knights Templar in Portugal

Shamans & Shysters: Unpicking the Witchcraft Industry in Catemaco, Mexico

A First-Timer’s Guide to Patan-Lalitpur, Nepal

What You Need to Know About Visiting the Himalayas

Interview with the Vampirologist: A Dive into the Demonic at the Musée des Vampires

El Tajín: Visit one of Mexico’s most mysterious Mesoamerican cities

The Musandam Peninsula: Oman’s Final Frontier

A Postcard from Indonesia: Life and Death in Tanah Toraja

Nepal, Two Years On: Why the Time to Go is Now

Indonesia Beyond Bali: 7 Places Off the Tourist Trail

Culture Trip

The World’s Oldest Bahá’í Temple is Just Outside Chicago

DK Travel

Unforgettable Journeys: Europe (contributor; 2023)

Hike (contributor; 2022)

Gardens of the World (contributor; 2023)

Go Here Instead (contributor; 2022)

Outdoor Europe (contributor; 2021)

Unforgettable Journeys: Slow Down and See the World (contributor; October 2020)

DK Eyewitness Guides: Vietnam (2022)

DK Eyewitness Guides: Malaysia & Singapore (2020)

DK Eyewitness Guides: Thailand’s Beaches & Islands (2020)

DK Eyewitness Guides: Seville & Andalucía (contributor; 2020)

DK Eyewitness Guides: Where to Go When (contributor; 2020)

DK Eyewitness Guides: Thailand (2019)

Mental Floss

Travel Tips from Classical Europe


Berlitz Pocket Guide: Singapore (2020)

Berlitz Pocket Guide: Abu Dhabi (2020)

Berlitz Pocket Guide: Berlin (2020)

Berlitz Pocket Guide: Algarve (2020)

Berlitz Pocket Guide: Vietnam (2020)

Insight Guides

Iceland (2022)

Italy (2020)

Japan (2020)

Portugal (2020)

Oman and the UAE (2020)

Explore New York (2019)

City Guide: Singapore (2019)

Explore Tokyo (2019)

Explore Vietnam (2019)

Sintra: Castles, Myths & Mountains

What to See & Do in Granada

Eat & Drink Your Way Through Thailand

Cultural & Historic Highlights of the United Arab Emirates

Thailand’s Top Temples

Mexico’s Ruins – Beyond the Maya

Mexico’s Best Maya Ruins

Eastern Indonesia: Southeast Asia’s Final Frontier

Eat & Drink Your Way Through Mexico

Explore the Wild Heart of Oman

The Terai: Nepal Beyond the Himalayas

India’s Most Vibrant Religious Festivals


7 responsible adventures to have in Sarawak

12 of the most spectacular waterfalls in Sarawak

7 reasons why Sarawak makes for the perfect post-COVID adventure

Go wild! 12 National parks in Sarawak that will get you back to nature

200 Travel Secrets (contributor; October 2019)

Seven of Indonesia’s Greatest Wildlife Experiences

TNT Magazine

Indonesia’s Secret Surf Spots

Discover Your Indonesia

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We Heart Living

The best boot camps to kick-start your year

The best healthy getaways to try in 2016

Five of the best yoga retreats

The best luxury cooking retreats in the world

Travel & Trainers

Healthy eating in Holland: Another reason to go Dutch

Adventures under canvas


Wandsworth the centre of mixed-gender softball revolution as sport prepares for Olympic return in…

Samuelson always knew AFC Wimbledon would be a success as Dons prepare for biggest day – South…

South London boroughs rank among highest in capital for displaying huge disparities in wealth…


Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression Album Review

Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood And The Rajasthan Express – Junun Album Review

The Jezabels – Synthia Album Review

Gaz Coombes – Live at The Roundhouse, London Live Review

Men’s Fitness