The outdoorsy girl’s guide to Bristol

I was so proud to see that my beloved Bristol was named one of the top cities to visit in 2017 by Rough Guides. They…

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Scottish island hopping aboard the Bessie Ellen

This spring I sailed away aboard the Bessie Ellen, one of the last of Britain’s traditional trading ketches still to sail our seas, to write…

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Places to stay: Novanta90 off-grid hotel, Tuscany

Get back to nature at Novanta90, a hotel high in the Tuscan hills that opens its doors for truffle hunting, wild swimming, hiking and seriously…

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My pick of the best surf camps for beginners for The Independent

They say salt water can cure anything, and a week of catching waves, napping in hammocks and toasting the sunset at a remote surf camp…

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Places to stay: The Nare Hotel, Cornwall

The Nare Hotel review: Expect a charmingly old-fashioned welcome at The Nare, a hotel serving up its own style of laid-back luxury on the Cornish…

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Sponsored post: Six incredible places to sleep around the world

Where you do you want to sleep tonight? How about a floating den, your very own lighthouse or a treehouse surrounded by friendly monkeys? They’re…

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My Seasalt travel guide to creative Cornwall

The wild land at the end of Britain is one of my favourite places in the world. Cornwall’s dazzling coastline and green valleys are ripe…

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Cycling to the Day of the Dead, Mexico

Last autumn I travelled to the cloud forests of Mexico with H+I Adventures to mountain bike in the Sierra Norte and write up the story…

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Video: Snapshots of Mexico

Last autumn I travelled to the cloud forests of Mexico with H+I Adventures to mountain bike in the Sierra Norte and write up the story…

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Sponsored post: Five summer adventures in Breckenridge, Colorado

If you’re looking to add a sense of excitement to your summer plans, head to Breckenridge, Colorado for a playground of outdoors activities against a…

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Places to stay: Higher Brownstone Farm, Devon

Welcome to heaven, by way of Devon. If you could dream up the perfect place to escape for a weekend with all your friends, it…

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Places to stay: Snomads Eco Chalet, Bansko, Bulgaria

Want to ski somewhere a little different next winter? Head east to the mountains of Bulgaria. Bansko is not your average ski town, and fun,…

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A visit to the Farne Islands, Northumberland

A boat ride to the magical Farne Islands, where clownlike puffins potter about by your feet, grey seals loll lazily on the rocks and arctic…

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Exploring fairytale Maribor, Slovenia

Tales from a wonderful week cycling in the vineyards and wandering in the forested mountains of Maribor, Slovenia. We drank blueberry brandy, rafted in style…

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A visit to the magical Isles of Scilly, Cornwall

Travel snaps and special spots from one of my favourite ever places – the Isles of Scilly, which Jake Little and I explored in proper…

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Places to stay: Chapel House, Penzance review

Need a dose of sea and serious calm? Head to Chapel House, a light-filled sanctuary in pretty Penzance that feels more stylish home from home…

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