Places to stay: Favourites from the Lake District

Cumbria, you’re a bit of all right. Here are my favourite walks, wild swims, campsites and cycle routes in the land of lofty fells and…

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Lake Titicaca and the Incan sun

One of the most magical places I have visited in the world is the Island of the Sun on Lake Titicaca. The Incas knew it…

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The cure for everything

“The cure for anything is salt water – tears, sweat, or the sea.” -Isak Dinesen / Karen Blixen

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Trekking Mount Kenya – my mountain diary

Last Autumn I went on an epic walk with Exodus to the summit of Mount Kenya. It took five days to reach the top, where…

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Eight things to do on the island of Santorini

My favourite things from a very chilled out week on the Greek island of Santorini, a volcanic haven in the deep blue Aegean Sea (basically…

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Spring on the Isles of Scilly

I’m just back from one of my favourite places in the world – the tiny, otherworldly Isles of Scilly, off the coast of Cornwall. I’ve…

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Places to stay: Little Holme cottage, Dartmoor

If you conjured up the perfect cottage it couldn’t be much more charming than Little Holme, one of English Country Cottage‘s properties nestled in the…

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Places to stay: the best Cornish campsites

Sunny meadows, secret coves, sleepy fishing villages, pasties to stuff in your face – Cornwall was made for proper summer camping adventures, just like the…

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Karina Kold surfs Margaret River, Western Australia

Three hours south of Perth you’ll find the beautiful winery and surf mecca of Margaret River. Wave-chaser Karina Kold explored the rolling breaks and hidden…

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Snow adventures for non-skiiers

There are plenty of ways to explore spotless winter landscapes that don’t involve hurtling downhill on skis or a snowboard. In my latest column for…

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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…

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Charlie Newman’s pocket-friendly adventures in Iceland

My fantastic mate Charlie is one of my adventure inspirations – she’s always just back from amazing places (Ethiopia’s up next) and she’s super travel…

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Skiing in St Anton am Arlberg with GO SKI GO BOARD and #ThisGirlCan

An all-girl ski trip to St Anton Am Arlberg in the gorgeous Tirol region of Austria to celebrate Snowsport England’s fantastic GO SKI GO BOARD…

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Discover Gower in Winter

“Gower is a very beautiful peninsula, some miles from this blowsy town… As a matter of fact it is one of the loveliest sea-coast stretches…

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My Grand Train Tour of Switzerland

A few weeks ago I train-hopped my way around Switzerland on assignment for Greentraveller. I took a series of incredible rail journeys, stopping to admire…

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Wild Britain adventures for The Independent

Wild open spaces and adventures off the beaten track are closer than you think – get inspired to go exploring in Britain this winter with…

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