Travel Guidebooks

LP Wales 5

LP Wales 5

Co-author Covering Pembrokeshire and Mid-Wales, the environment, culture, transport and Wales with children chapters of the 2014 edition and the completely reformatted and updated history, culture, environment, activities, planning and transport chapters for the 2004 edition, this guide allowed me to explore some favourite old haunts in more detail. (Lonely Planet 2014)

Ireland 10

Ireland 10

Co-author Exploring my own country as a day job makes a wonderful way to earn a living. Work on this guidebook brought me to the lesser known reaches of the country, sniffing out tips on where and when to go, how to find an authentic Irish pub and meet the locals. (Lonely Planet, 2012)

Great Britain 9

Great Britain 9

Co author A chance to wax lyrical about hidden gems in my own backyard, I covered Oxford, the Cotswolds and East Anglia for these guides and had the joy of traipsing around mellow, honey-coloured villages unchanged since medieval times as well as discovering the treasures of the University museums and colleges in Oxford and Cambridge. (Lonely Planet, 2011)

England 6

England 6

Co author A tour of England's green and pleasant lands, this guide has in depth coverage of sights, festivals, accommodation, eating out and transport with plenty of ideas for DIY and sustainable travel. (Lonely Planet, 2011)

Village Walks Ireland

Village Walks Ireland

Author A boxed set of postcards featuring 50 adventures on foot in the Emerald Isle. This series of walks covers Ireland's major cities as well as some of its most picturesque towns and villages. (Chronicle Books, 2008)

Great Britain 8

Great Britain 8

Co author (Lonely Planet, 2009)

England 5

England 5

Co author Lonely Planet (2009)

Cycling Britain

Cycling Britain

120 days of the best cycling in England, Scotland & Wales, including the epic Lands End to John O'Groats ride. (Lonely Planet, 2009)

Ireland 9

Ireland 9

Co author (Lonely Planet, 2010)

Morocco 8

Morocco 8

Co-author A guide to the intoxicating country of Morocco, the crossroads of Africa, the Middle East and Europe. I worked on sections covering Morocco’s fantastic Atlantic coast from the walled town of Asilah with its thriving arts scene to the secluded beach and lagoon at Oualidia and the chic riads and cosmopolitan markets of Essaouira. (Lonely Planet, 2007)

Great Britain 7

Great Britain 7

Co author (Lonely Planet, 2007)

Iceland 6

Iceland 6

Co-author A guide to the utterly transfixing country of Iceland, a land of smouldering volcanoes, bubbling mud pots, outdoor hot pools, thundering waterfalls and wild nightlife. Along with practical information to keep your trip planning easy and your journey smooth the guide features chapters on activities, environment, history and culture. (Lonely Planet, 2007)

England 4

England 4

Co author Lonely Planet (2007)

Great Britain 6

Great Britain 6

Co author (Lonely Planet, 2005)

Ireland 6

Ireland 6

Co author (Lonely Planet, 2004)

England 3

England 3

Co author Lonely Planet (2005)

Greenland & The Arctic

Greenland & The Arctic

Co-ordinating author Long smitten by the wide open landscapes, incredibly friendly people and extreme weather of the Arctic, the chance to work on this Greenland guide was a real privilege. Covering Greenland’s East, an easily accessible but staunchly traditional region; the incredible ice fjord and groaning icebergs at Ilullisat; and the terrible beauty of the far north I was lucky enough to cover some of the most magnificent scenery on earth. (Lonely Planet, 2005)

Wales 2

Wales 2

Co-author Covering the history, culture and environment of Wales in detail for the front end chapters of this Welsh guide. (Lonely Planet, 2004)

Germany 4

Germany 4

Co-author Driving around the Bavarian Alps, discovering the Romantic Road and exploring the city of Munich for this guide gave me a renewed love of this part of Germany. With buzzing nightlife, incredible scenery, excellent outdoor activities and a great contemporary arts scene it was a joy to work on this guide. (Lonely Planet, 2004)

Indonesia 7

Indonesia 7

Co-author Ramadan, the wet season and post Bali tragedy, research on this guidebook was tougher than most but travelling around the incredible scenery of Sumatra was a fascinating way to spend a couple of months. With several bus crashes, some very odd encounters and the threat of malaria out of the way, the rest was pure joy. Lonely Planet, 2003)

Out to Eat, London

Out to Eat, London

Contributing author] The low down on where to eat in London. (Lonely Planet, 2002)

England 5

Co author Lonely Planet (2009)