My Greentraveller’s guide to the Greek islands of Lesvos and Chios

I travelled to the Aegean islands of Lesvos and Chios for Greentraveller to put together a travel guide to these magical communities, and discovered a treasure trove of history and natural beauty, of untouched landscapes, azure waters and a very…

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Places to stay: Portmeirion village, Snowdonia

A weekend escape to the quirky charms of Portmeirion village, a wonderfully odd architectural gem which is perfectly positioned on the glorious coast of Snowdonia.

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Places to stay: A stay with Brecon Cottages in Talybont-On-Usk

A totally charming weekend at Groves Cottage in Talybont-On-Usk, one of Brecon Cottages’ handpicked places to stay in the National Park. We curled up by the wood stove, wandered in the woods and drank hefty amounts of mulled wine.

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Places to stay: Skye Wilderness Safaris and hiking the Trotternish Ridge

Hiking the Trotternish ridge, eating like kings, sleeping under the stars and getting very wet socks with Skye Wilderness Safaris. Skye Wilderness Safaris review: hiking the Trotternish Ridge Skye Wilderness Safaris isn’t your average hiking tour. Founder Marcus and his…

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Exploring the coast with Dorset Tea

All the delights of the Dorset coast: cosy canvas woodland homes, foraging for seaweed and cuppas on the beach with the lovely lot at Dorset Tea.

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Exploring stunning Swansea Bay

A rather magical weekend under canvas on the gorgeous Gower. We went stand-up paddleboarding, swam in the sea and ate very tasty bacon sandwiches with a glorious view. Swansea Bay, I like you.

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Surfing and camping at Caswell Bay

An evening microadventure in the waves and under canvas for BBC Countryfile Magazine with Visit Swansea Bay. Read the full article at Countryfile.com

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Places to stay: cottage fun at Tanners Hatch

Another year, another mad birthday in the woods with my friends. This year we rented the rather wonderful Tanners Hatch in Surrey and played woodland olympics, climbed very tall trees, drank a lot of Fortey’s Homemade Gin (™) and walked…

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On the hunt for Poldark’s Cornwall

Hooked on Poldark? Me too. And last week I spent a swashbuckling few days hunting out the gorgeous filming locations from the show on the Cornish coast with photographer Jacob Little. We galloped on the moors, explored windswept cliffs and…

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Places to stay: A little escape to Lyme Regis

Messing about on the Dorset coast with the lovely Lucy. Lyme Regis is a bit of a beauty, all pastel beach huts, glorious fossil-filled beaches and the epic Cobb snaking out to sea. And I successfully ate an oyster for…

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Places to stay: Bluestone, Pembrokeshire

A weekend at the eco-friendly Bluestone National Park Resort, a luxurious base from which to explore Pembrokeshire.

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Places to stay: escaping to the Catskills

For my fifth Malibu #BestSummerEver adventure my friend Bobby and I went roadtripping into the beautiful, bear-filled Catskill mountains in New York State.

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Places to stay: Peniche Surf Lodge review, Portugal

The awesome Karina Kold is still living the dream – here she hits the waves in Portugal and shares a day in the life at Peniche Surf Lodge with her Peniche surf lodge review.

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Places to stay: Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao, Thailand

Heading to Thailand this summer? Avoid party islands Koh Samui and Koh Pha-Ngan and head instead to Koh Tao, their chilled out white-sand-and-jungle little brother. This tiny weeny (21 sq km) but bountiful island is surrounded by the crystal clear…

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Places to stay: The Art House, Isle of Skye

This is the Art House, a cosy slice of Scandinavian chic nestled on Skye’s rugged coastline that is filled with good things. Like epic views, a warm welcome and a dog named Watson.

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Places to stay: Borgo Pignano, Tuscany

Borgo Pignano review: World, meet somewhere I should probably keep secret – the wonderful Borgo Pignano, a medieval estate turned eco farm nestled in the Tuscan hills. Borgo Pignano review This covetable slice of Tuscan sun is like nowhere else…

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