Here is a selection of articles of mine; a showcase rather than an exhaustive list.


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Daily Telegraph: Europe’s Best Country for Rail Lovers?
Daily Mail: Want to avoid the partygoing hordes on Cyprus?
The Guardian: Hidden Greece
The Guardian: Peace, Antiquity and Beaches – a guide to five famous Greek islands
The Guardian: 25 of the best places to stay in Greece and the Greek islands
CNN: Predjama, The World’s largest Cave Castle
CNN: The Baby Dragons of Slovenia
The Daily Telegraph: How an Eastern European hotel uncovered a portal into the world of Cold War surveillance
Love Exploring: Limassol Guide
Love Exploring: Ljubljana Guide

Print media

Daily Mail: The Cape Escape -Blue Train
Daily Mail: A Little Italy.. in Greece
Nat Geo Traveller: Meet Marc Désarménien, the mustard master from Burgundy
National Geographic Traveller: 200 Years of Silent Night
National Geographic Traveller:
Salzburg At Christmas
National Geographic Traveller: Danube Cruise
National Geographic Traveller:
City Life: Brussels
National Geographic Traveller: Athens Neighbourhoods
National Geographic Traveller: Homestays Japan
National Geographic Traveller: Greece A Modern Classic
National Geographic Traveller: Barcelona neighbourhoods
National Geographic Traveller Drinking tea in Welsh Patagonia
National Geographic Traveller: Mozambique’s Superstar Slum

Toronto Globe & Mail: The Scottish Borders Railway.
Toronto Globe & Mail: London’s terrifying ArcelorMittal Orbit slide is a real scream

The Independent: 48 Hours in Bucharest

Sunday Times Travel magazine: Snuggly Salzburg
Sunday Times Travel magazine: Upbeat Thessaloniki
Sunday Times Travel magazine: Sailing Holidays

Sunday Times Travel magazine Buying a Holiday Home Abroad
Sunday Times Travel magazine. Get The Best Deal Behind The Wheel
Sunday Times Travel magazine. Bling-Free Mykonos
Sunday Times Travel magazine. Secret Santorini
Sunday Times Travel magazine. Six Of The Best Theme Parks
Sunday Times Travel magazine. Save On Your Hotel Bill
Sunday Times Travel magazine.Travelling Solo
Sunday Times Travel magazine.Europe’s Big Five
Sunday Times Travel magazine.Gay Travel
Sunday Times Travel magazine.Five-Star fleeces
Sunday Times Travel magazine.Driving Abroad
Sunday Times Travel magazine.A first timer’s guide to Berlin
Sunday Times Travel magazine.Beginner’s Guide to Safari
Sunday Times Something About Alicia (Confessions of a Traveller column)
Sunday Times Travel magazine: Medical Tourism
Sunday Times The Pacific Islands that Greet the New Year
Signature Magazine Burgundy’s Cote d’Or
Woman’s Own: Secret Greece
Woman’s Own: Costa Brava
CEO magazine: Ottoman Athens also online.
CEO magazine: Drinking Bull’s Blood in the Valley of the Beautiful Woman
Lux-Air Inflight: Spittelberg, Vienna
Lux-Air Inflight: Hofburg, Vienna
Lux-Air Inflight Magazine: Rhodes

B.Inspired (Brussels Airlines InflightMagazine): From Heaven to Hades
B.Inspired (Brussels Airlines InflightMagazine): Santorini Guide
France magazine The Frankenstein sweet
France magazine
Chauvet Cave: Man’s First masterpiece
Travel Africa: Machangulo, the calm after the safari
Travel Africa Birds of the Okavango (I am a big twitcher)
Travel Africa Gauteng: Striking Gold in the Heart of South Africa
TNT magazine Brazil Carnival
Get Lost: From the Atlantic to the Andes (Patagonia)
Get Lost (Australia): The Weinstrasse Diaries
Get Lost Get Packing: Brazil’s Costa Verde
Get Lost (Australia) Hiking in Chapada Diamantina
Get Lost (Australia)
Aegean Indulgence (on Greek Food)
Moments: Six Artists on six Greek Islands (P&O Cruising magazine)
Moments: Walking The Grand Promenade in Athens (P&O Cruising magazine)
Which? magazine Questions on Greece.
Which? magazine Weekender Budapest.

Journey:Prenzlauer Berg: Bohemian Rhapsody (Princess Cruises magazine).
: European Street Art
Christchurch, a City Reborn
Rio de Janeiro
Journey: New Zealand Coast to Coast

ABTA magazine Activities in Greece

Turkish Airlines Skylife Inflight magazine:
Budapest – a city of halves
Turkish Airlines Skylife Inflight magazine:
Zurich: A City For All Seasons
Turkish Airlines In-Flight magazine: Ceaseless Explorations in Brussels

Royal Jordanian Inflight magazine 48 Hours in Munich
PO Cruises
Norway: Nature’s Nirvana
PO Cruises 
Norwegian fjords: From the Sublime to the Spectacular
PO Cruises
 Unesco sites in Greece
Sky Europe
(inflight magazine)48 Hours in Kosice (not credited, but mine!)
The drums are beating in Brazil
Real Travel
Crossing Kreuzberg (all images mine)
Real Travel
 The Frankincense Trail (all images mine)

Wizz-Air In-Flight magazine: On the Right Track

Online Patagonia, the Welsh Wild West Tackling Mordor, One Trail to Rule Them All In Search of Brazil’s Best Beach

CNN: Which languages are easiest for native English speakers to learn?
CNN: 10 Things Greece Does Better than Anyone Else

CNN: The surprising ads used to sell tours to the deadly White Island volcano
CNN: 24 Delicious Reasons to Visit Greece
CNN: The 17 Most Secluded Beaches in Greece
CNN: The Most Beautiful Villages in Greece

CNN: The Island Where The End of The World Began
Skulls, Salt and Snow – 200 Years of Silent Night
CNN: Best of Greece – Beautiful Places and Tastiest Foods
CNN: On the gemstone trail: a tour of Antwerp’s diamond district
CNN: Melania Trump Tourism: First Lady’s Hometown Lures Visitors
CNN : Seven Free Things to do in Buenos Aires
CNN: The most expensive chicken in the world
CNN: The Wine Tram in Franschhoek
CNN: Exploring New South Africa in Old Pretoria
CNN: Hungry Times – Greece’s Street Food Revolution
CNN World’s Best Food Festivals
CNN: Finding Frankenstein
CNN: Wurstmarkt, the World’s Greatest Wine festival
CNN: Bottle stops: 15 wine trails worth getting sidetracked on
CNN World’s most Luxurious Train Journeys
CNN Buda v Pest: One City Two Personalities
CNN Dark past, bright future: Germany’s Nazi-era wine route
CNN On the footsteps of Pope Francis
CNN On the trail of the ‘Blood Countess’ in Slovakia
CNN Sound Of Music 50 Years On
CNN Dessert storm: How to sink your teeth in Austria’s best cakes
CNN Wicker Man On Ice
CNN Palace of the damned dictator: On the trail of Ceausescu in Bucharest
CNN 150 Years of the Ringstrasse
CNN: Mastiha Magic of Greece’s Chios Island

The Daily Telegraph: Switzerland By Rail
The Daily Telegraph: 10 places in Greece that will probably surprise you
The Daily Telegraph: Greece’s Most Beautiful Seaside Towns
The Daily Telegraph: The Tiny Greek chapel with a controversial secret
The Daily Telegraph: Astypalaia – The Greek Island Tourism Forgot
The Daily Telegraph: What do Agatha Christie, Goebbels & JK Rowling have in common?
The Daily Telegraph: The Greek peninsula with alpine treks and sandy beaches – but no tourists

LoveExploring: Athens Guide
LoveExploring: Budapest Guide
LoveExploring: Santorini Guide
LoveExploring: How to Plan a Greek Island-Hopping Holiday
Love Exploring: Gay Travel- Your Hassle Free Guide
LoveExploring: Thessaloniki
LoveExploring: Munich
LoveExploring: Brussels

Discovery Channel Explore Brazil 

Rough Guides The Railway that’s run by children
Rough Guides Surfing in Rio, Brazil
Rough Guides The Ruin Pubs of Budapest
Rough Guides Visiting Vlad The Impaler in Romania
Rough Guides
Memories of the Berlin Wall 25 Years On
Seven Best Value Greek Islands
A Drive On The Lower Mani
A Day in the Marine Park of Alonissos
Sunvil Kalamitsi: Literature’s Forgotten Corner
Nafplion: A Short Walk of Five Years
Sunvil Monemvasia
Sunvil Skopelos Cheese Pie

Round the World Flights Essential Kyoto
Round the World Flights Five Quirky Places to Visit in Tokyo
Round the World Flights Franschhoek, The Pearl of the Winelands
Round the World Flights A Cycling Tour of Buenos Aires
Round the World Flights On the Old Patagonian Express
Round the World Flights In Evita’s Footsteps
Round the World Flights Chapada Diamantina,
Round the World Flights Steaming Salvador,
Round the World Flights Did Aliens Cruise in Santa Cruz?
Round the World Flights Potosi
Round the World Flights Uyuni
Round the World Flights Drinking Coca Tea,
Round the World Flights The Pisco Wars
Round the World Flights Cuzco
Round the World Flights Atacama
Round the World Flights: Gold Reef City

Travel Mindset Swimming With Turtles in Barbados
Travel Mindset Fine Dining in Barbados
Travel Mindset Yo-ho-ho and a Large Rum Punch Please
Travel Mindset Trekking in Spain’s Only Rainforest
Travel Mindset Stuttgart Pig Museum
Travel Mindset Aboard the Glacier Express
Travel Mindset Budapest: City of Spas
Travel Mindset Meeting the Gods in Candomblé
The Villa Collection Every Beach Tells A Story

World Travel Guide: Last Tango in Buenos Aires

Weather2Travel: Why it’s time you got to know Johannesburg