As well as being a travel expert on the BBC1 show How to Holiday Better, I appear regularly on talkRADIO and The Rough Guide to Everywhere podcast, and give talks at places like the Royal Geographical Society. Beyond travel, I work as an editorial consultant for Amnesty International UK, and have carried out research projects for Google.
I’m a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers, a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and a trustee and director of the Latin America Bureau.
I’ve worked on more than 35 guidebooks to destinations in Latin America, Asia, Australia, Europe and North Africa. In 2017, I was shortlisted for a Travel Media Awardin the "Guide of the year - book, online, app" category for my work on The Rough Guide to Argentina.
Previous broadcasting experience includes regular appearances on talkRADIO, a spell as a presenter on the Channel 4 youth sports show Rookies, and live interviews on ITN News. I’ve also spoken at the Royal Geographical Society and given talks at events like Destinations London.
My feature on Cordoba was named 'most outstanding article' of the year at the 2016 Argentina Tourism Awards. In the Latin American Travel Association Awards, this piece on Ecuador was the runner-up in the blog feature category in 2018 and this article on Antarctica was the runner-up in the online feature category in 2019. The latter was also a finalist in the 2019 AITO Awards.
I have worked as a consultant for Amnesty International UKsince 2007, writing and editing everything from annual reports to newspaper adverts, magazine articles to parliamentary briefings, campaign materials to podcast scripts.
I’m a trustee and director of the Latin America Bureau, a London-based charity and publisher providing news, analysis and information on Latin America, its people, politics and society. I help to guide the strategic director of the organisation, with a particular focus on communications, publishing, marketing, and social and digital media.