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16 April: in the Sunday People writing about Spain

9 April:  in the Sunday Times writing about Burmese bicycling

9 April: in the Sunday People writing about France

2 April: in the Sunday Mirror writing about weddings

2 April: in the Sunday People writing about chocolate breaks for Easter

March 26; In the Sunday People writing about spring flowers

March 19: In the Sunday People writing about branch lines reborn

March 18: in the FT writing about Montserrat

March 12: in the Sunday People writing about TV detective countryside

March 5: In the lastest Postcards magazine writing about food in Marrakech

March 5: in the Sunday People writing about New Orleans

March 5: in the Sunday Mirror writing about Hull

February 26: in the Sunday People writing about Hostels and Poshtels

February 19: in the Sunday People writing about Blyton’s Dorset

February 18: in the Daily Telegraph writing about PLF’s Mani peninsular

February 11: in the FT writing about Oman’s Dhofar coast

February 5: in the Sunday People writing about Hull, city of culture

February 4: in the Daily Telegraph writing about Walking Holidays

January 29: In Country Living magazine writing about walking in the rain

January 29: in the Sunday People writing about half term stuff

January 22: in the Sunday People writing about literary breaks

January 15: in the Sunday People writing about Valentine’s Day breaks

January 8: in the Sunday People writing about escaping January blues

January 2017: In Halcyon magazine writing about the Grand Hibernian

December 31: in the Sunday People writing about top destinations for 2017.

December 23: in the Christmas Eve Sunday People writing about Boxing Day Bargains.

December 22: in the January 2017 issue of Etihad Aspire magazine writing about Berlin’s fine dining.

December 18th: latest in the Sunday People: Hogmanay celebrations

December 11th: starting a new weekly slot in the Sunday People, with a spread on experience days as Christmas presents.

November 29: in the January edition of the Sunday Times Travel Magazine, contributing to Best of 2016/7.

November 26: in the latest National Geographic Traveller, writing about Malaysian cuisine.

November 19: in the FT writing about the German hijacking of Christmas

November 7: In the ABTA Daily with a run-down of what’s hot in the Middle East

November 1: In the new Sunday Times Travel Magazine writing about Christmas markets

October 26: Festive Cities: Dresden in Which? Travel

October 26: comprehensive survey of the Canaries in Which? Travel

October 22: article on the Grand Hibernian in the FT

October 16; article on Tall Ship sailing in the Canaries in the Times

October 9: article on Romania’s Maramures in the Telegraph

October 8: article on La Palma in the FT

October 3: article on Peru and Martin Chambi on Lightfoot travel

September 16: article on Bavaria beer pilgrimage in the Independent

August 27: Article on Capability Brown/Victoria in the Times

August 8: article on island hopping the Hebrides in the Sunday Times Travel Magazine

August 6: Article in the Telegraph about hiking the Bernina Express

August 1: article on cycling in Bhutan for Lightfoot Travel

August 1: Article on street art in Etihad magazine

July 23rd: in  the FT writing about New Brunswick sturgeon safari

July 19th: My piece on hiking the Bernina Express is in the Telegraph

July 7th: Writing about New Brunswick in the next Food & Travel magazine

July 1st: Writing about Tunisia in the latest Turkish Airlines Skylife

July 1st: My boat/biking in Holland article is the cover on this month’s Etihad

June 4th: in the Weekend FT writing about Bordeaux’s new Cite du Vin

June 1st: in Etihad’s Aspire magazine writing about luxury train journeys

June 1st: in the latest Sunday Times Travel magazine with a Big Trip feature on the Thames

May 30th: various radio things. Working with Holiday Extras, and on Radio Four’s PM talking about airports. And giving a talk to the BGTW about writing travel books.

May 26th: in the Independent writing about Wallander’s Sweden

May 21st: in the FT writing about Belgium’s coastal tram.

May 16th: in Ultratravel Middle East writing about Peru

May: in the June Sunday Times Travel Magazine writing about Freudenberg in Germany.

May 7th: In the FT writing about a cargo-sailing voyage. http://www.ft.com/travel

May 3rd: in the latest Business Traveller magazine writing about Dusseldorf.

May 1st: in the new Which? Travel magazine writing about sailing holidays

April 14th: in the Independent writing about Switzerland’s Tavolata.

April: in the latest Country Living magazine writing about Scotland’s Knoydart

April: in the latest Sunday Times Travel Magazine writing about Bordeaux.

April: in  Etihad magazine writing about Dusseldorf

March: in Nat Geo Traveller writing about Capability Brown

19 March: in the FT writing about cycling in Burma

March: in Etihad Aspire writing about classic sailing.

February 28th: In the Express writing about the Louvre.

February: in Lightfoot Travel’s online magazine writing about a family trip in Thailand

February: In this month’s Etihad Aspire writing about the Royal Opera House

30 January: in the FT writing about a dogsled adventure

30 January: in the Independent writing about Impressionist gardens

10 January: in ASTANetwork magazine writing about gulet cruises

2 January: in this month’s Etihad magazine writing about cod.

18 December: In the new Which? Travel magazine, writing about fitness travel.

5 December: in the Express writing about Europa Park

29 November: also in the Sunday People writing an eight of the best on British spas.

29 November: in the Sunday Mirror doing a ten of the best Christmas cottages

20 November: for the past couple of weeks I have been deputising on the travel desk at the Sunday Mirror. An interesting change of scene.

3 November: A couple of pieces about Germany and Whale spotting in this ABTA magazine

2 November: A couple of pieces about Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia in this ABTA magazine

24 Oct: in the FT writing about Tangiers and Jajouka musicians

20 Oct: writing for Worldwide Destination Guide about the Appalachian Trail

9 Oct: In the FT writing about a cider odyssey in Normandy.

30 Sept: writing for Worldwide Destination Guide about Sri Lanka cycling

26 Sept: Nice Bergs…my Newfie article for the Sunday Times Travel Magazine is shortlisted for Consumer Article of the Year in the Travel Media Awards.

16 Sept: The Queen is off to Malta in November….and I am writing about it in the Sept edition of Selling Travel Magazine

14 Sept: Old railways reborn. Blog for CountrybyCountry

11 Sept: Hiking the Appalachian in the footsteps of Bryson for the Independent

10 Sept: In the Evening Standard writing about the Thames Path.

8 Sept: Peru through photographers’ eyes for the Independent

2 Sept: In the Express writing about Heidelberg.

Sept: The BBC, bless em, re-ran my Agatha book on Radio Four Extra.

Hacked, and had to rebuild. Bloomin nuisance. Missed some publications.

19 July: writing about Britain’s finest towns for ABTA Magazine

18 July: in today’s Independent writing about Malta

6 July: in July’s Etihad magazine writing about theatre cats.

3 July: In the August edition of Sunday Times Travel Magazine writing about teenager travel.

27 June: In July’s Which? Travel magazine writing about cycling.

24 June: article in Wizzair magazine about Margaret Island Budapest.

14 June: article in the Independent about Schengen, the place and the agreement.

7 June: Article in the FT about Schloss Elmau, host hotel for the G7 Summit.

1 June: two articles of mine in the latest edition of Etihad Aspire. One on the Thames, one on Henning Mankell.

30 May: in Ultratravel, writing about Malta

22 May: just noticed that my feature on a Norfolk sherpherdess was in the April edition of Country Living.

16 May: Nightlife on Tobago for the Independent. Plus an intro piece on Tobago under my pen name.

12 May: just discovered a piece of mine I hadn’t seen in print before, from back in 2013, about the Thames

9 May: Big Trip article about Sri Lanka in Sunday Times Travel Magazine, plus bits and pieces about Greece in the same edition

14 April: Newfoundland’s Iceberg Alley for ASTA Network

5 April: Burma trek review in the Sunday Times

5 April: staying in Agatha’s Christie’s estate for the Sunday Express

4 April: Poland’s new trains, and Gdansk, for Business Traveller

4 April: hiking Japan’s pilgrimage trail the Kumano Kodo, in the FT

28 March: Lots of stuff about Tobago, including one under my pen name Alexander Macleod, in the Independent

27 March: finding happiness in Copenhagen for CountrybyCountry

20 March: Doing the new Grand Tour in Italy, for the FT

7 March: Article about Sri Lanka in the Independent

5 March: the latest Sunday Times Travel Magazine has my article about hunting big beasts in Newfoundland. And a smaller piece on my favourite Rhine castles.

26 Feb: Various bits of this ABTA Members handbook are by me

11 Feb: My article on top ten must-sees kicks off this Sri Lanka special

8th Feb: in the February Selling Travel writing about Bulgaria

2nd Feb: article in the latest Wizzair magazine about spas in Budapest

26 Jan: article in CountrybyCountry about where to see whales & dolphins

3rd Jan 2015: in the Independent writing about retro Switzerland.

1st Jan 2015: article about posh teas in London in the latest Aspire magazine.

1st Jan 2015: article about water in the latest Aspire magazine

22 December: in the December edition of Selling Travel writing about Sri Lanka

20 December: article in the Independent about Thailand’s Khao Lak and the tsunami, 10 years on.

20 December: article in the Independent about Papua New Guinea

13 December: article in the Express about cycle-barging down the Mosel.

11 December: writing in CountrybyCountry about Khao Sok and its lake.

4 December: article in Etihad Aspire magazine on retro Swiss winters

23 November: in the Independent, writing about ski resorts with trains.

18 November: I’m ranked fifth (out of 220) in the AITO Travel Writer of the Year Award. Which means I’m called up on stage to receive a couple of bottles of fine wine. Thanks AITO!

1 November: in the FT with this article on street photography in Berlin

1 November: In Etihad magazine writing about Stuttgart

30 October: the words in this Turkey supplement are all mine

25 October: Article on Finland’s autumn in the FT

21st October: That’s nice. I’m on the shortlist for AITO travel writer of the year.

12th October: article on Scottish wildlife in the Sunday Express

4th October: article on 4WD around Albania in the FT.

October: article on Frankfurt and Around in Business Traveller

October: article on Bavaria’s health cures in Aspire magazine

September: article on the Sound of Music in Jet2 Magazine.

12 September: I am seeking a new literary agent for my fictional output (I already have a good agent for my non-fiction). Any recommendations, anyone?

7 September: article on Prince Charles’ Transylvania in the Express

30 August: article on Zoigling in Germany in Saturday’s Times

28 August: article on hut hiking in the September Etihad magazine

12 August: in the latest Sunday Times Travel Magazine with a feature on island hopping in Sweden

10 August: article on spa camping in the Express

August: in Australia’s Luxury Travel magazine, writing about Swiss railways.

August: running sculling courses at Tideway Scullers School.

August 1st: article on Djemaa el Fna in the latest Etihad magazine

July 25th: blog on Maramures, northern Transylvania, for CountrybyCountry.

June 21st: in the Indy, writing about hiking in Austria

June 20th  in the FT, writing about Bordeaux

June: I am in the June edition of Selling Longhaul, writing about Myanmar

June 1st: I am in the latest Business Traveller magazine writing about the sex appeal of Cologne.

May 23rd: I’m in today’s FT, kicking off their Great Walks series with my trek in Myanmar

May 20th: I’m in this month’s Thomas Cook magazine, writing about Tunisia’s trains.

May 1st: my story on Thailand is on the cover of June’s Sunday Times Travel Magazine

April 19th: In today’s FT writing about cycling through Bhutan

April 17th: In the latest edition of Australia’s Luxury Travel magazine, writing about Japan’s new Seven Stars trains.

April 15th: ages since I kept this uptodate, but I’m in this edition of Selling Longhaul, writing about South Africa.

January 5th: in the FT writing about Austrian spa and monastery combo

November: writing about Lanzarote in the Nov edition of Jet2 magazine

November 27th: article on Japanese train in the National’s Ultratravel

November 23rd: article on Goerlitz in the FT

November 16th: article on Lanzarote in the Indy

November 9th: article on Sri Lanka in the Express

November 1st: missed one…article about Munich in September edition of Business Traveller

October 29th: Shortlisted for Travel Writer of the Year by AITO

October 11th: Japan’s new cruise train for the FT

September 15 2013 Budapest for the Express

September 7th  Locations for About Time in the Express

September 7th  Bavaria in the Indy

August 18 Cycling around Norfolk in the Express

August 18  150th anniversary of package holiday in the Express

August 11  Ebiking in the Alps in the Independent

July 28  Best bits of the Thames in the Express

July 21 Sea kaying in Scotland in the Independent

July 6  Staying in Austrian monasteries in the Express

July  Lost track a bit….articles in Women’s Weekly, Country Living, CNN etc And Southern Africa in Selling Longhaul, July August ed.

16 June  Article on the Thames in the next Garuda magazine

June  Loadsa travelling for all sorts, Express, FT, Sunday Times.

18 May  Mud-flat walking in Germany in the Independent

10 May  In the Sologne, France, for the Express

21 April  My article on Berlin is in this week’s Woman’s Weekly.

14 April  Just finished two weeks of running sculling courses for TSS and TWRC

10 April  My article on Sri Lanka’s former war zones is in the Daily Telegraph

5 April  My article on hut hiking in the Alps is up on CNN

30 March  My piece on cod fishing in the Lofotens is in the FT

9 March  Another piece in the FT, this time on Marseilles

9 March  My article on zip wiring in the Ardennes in the Express.

1 March  My article on Tall Ship Sailing in the Canaries is in the Financial Times

26 February  My article on Pondicherry is up on CNN Travel

23 February  Off to Sri Lanka for the Telegraph

23 February  My article on Stoupa is in today’s Express

12 January   My article on Pondicherry and the Life of Pi is in today’s Express

8 January. My article on quad biking in Egypt is in ABTA mag’s Egypt special.

3 January. Double doses of me in this month’s Sunday Times Travel Magazine. Instant Escape on Nostalgic Switzerland, and Big Trip feature on Penang.

23  December My article on Gstaad is in today’s Daily Express

20 December  My article on home-swap holidays is in the latest Women’s Weekly

15 December  My website www.germanyiswunderbar.com has passed a milestone: now on the first page of Google searches for ‘German’ and ‘travel’. Woopdedoodah.

6 December  A week on a sailing boat in the Canaries for the Financial Times

25 November  Article on the Hurghada coast in the Sunday Times Travel Magazine

16 November  Whizzy trip to India to do a piece for the Express

3 November  Article of mine on Papua New Guinea in the Express

27 October  Article of mine on great little railways in the Express.

October Article of mine on Turkey in ABTA magazine

12 September  Article of mine on Pitlochry in the Evening Standard

9 September  Article of mine on Penang in today’s Express

3 September  A new departure. Article of mine on the Danube in a US iPad magazine called Overnight Buses, and they’ve done a nice job.

25 August  Article of mine on Switzerland in today’s Express

9 August Article of mine on sailing in weekend FT

August  Article of mine on Gastro Tourism is the cover story on ABTA magazine.

August Article of mine on Dee Caffari in Coast magazine

July/August Leading sculling courses at Tideway Scullers School.

22 July 2012 Article of mine on Lanzarote cycling in today’s Sunday Express.

14 July 2012 Article of mine on Bavaria in this week’s Woman’s Weekly

8 July 2012  In transit between mud-flat walking in Germany, to cultural grazing in Penang. Indy, Express and ST magazine.

24 June 2012 Article of mine on Posh Hostels in this week’s Woman’s Weekly.

9 June 2012  Article of mine on flashpacking in Thailand is in July’s Sunday Times Travel Magazine.

2 June 2012  Article of mine on Lanzarote in the Independent today.

1 June 2012  June kicks off with a cycle ride from London to Camarthen, next week, followed at the weekend by a food trip to Brussels. Then to Austria, walking.

26 May 2012  Just been taking part in an unusual sailing world champs for the FT

10 May 2012  Article of mine on culinary Germany in May’s edition of ABTA Magazine.

3 May 2012 Article of mine on the West Highland line (viz Hogwarts Express) in next week’s Women’s Weekly.

2 May 2012  Quick trip to Scotland to have a look at the Waverley paddlesteamer before her season begins.

27 April 2012 Short piece of mine on Switzerland in the Sunday Times Travel magazine.

21 April 2012 Article of mine on the Fairytale Road in Saturday’s Financial Times. Also an article in the National in Abu Dhabi.

21 April 2012 Off to Germany again, this time to the Allgau. And Fussen.

20 April 2012 My piece on the Round the Island Race is in this month’s Coast magazine.

14 April 2012. An article of mine on Turkey in next week’s Woman’s Weekly.

13 April 2012. Just completed running another week-long rowing course at Tideway Scullers School.

4 April 2012. An article of mine on taking teenagers to Bangkok in Sunday’s Daily Express

31 March 2012. An article of mine on cycling in Brittany in the Independent today.

21 March 2012. Off to Germany next week to do something about the Brothers Grimm for the FT. Hope spring has started springing over there too.

9 March 2012. An article of mine on Thailand is in this month’s Sunday Times Travel Magazine.

7 March 2012. Inundated with hundreds of entries for our latest GermanyisWunderbar competition, but many are from poxy proxy competition websites, grrr.

2 March 2012. Switzerland in the bag. Velogemelling was a little surreal. And yesterday’s itinerary involved eight train journeys, two bus rides and a cable car – all performed exactly as scheduled.

27 Feb 2012. Four days of Switzerland in the snow for the Sunday Times Travel Magazine – but no skiing! It’s gonna feel weird!

16 Feb 2012. The Independent ran my French spas piece last Sunday.

12 Feb 2012. The Express runs my ‘Tunisia lays out the welcome mat’ article.

4 Feb 2012. The Australian is running a piece of mine on Thai trains which was originally in the Independent, which is a bit of surprise. These newspaper guys always assume they own world rights – for which you don’t get a bean more.

29 Jan 2012. My piece on Papua New Guinea in Saturday’s FT. Plus article on Mad King Ludwig’s castles in this months Sunday Times Travel Magazine. And just back from Lanzarote, not quite as exotic as PNG, although the mountain biking was quite a challenge.

21 Jan 2012. Libya ‘tourism’ sustained a lot of hotels here in Tunisia during 2011. Today’s taxi driver says that a lot of Libyans are still here, but not the right ones. IE, they’re Gaddafio’s ex-friends, and apparently they’re making waves.

18 Jan 2012. Spring is already springing here in Tunisia. Symbolic, as it’s just the first anniversary of the Revolution. And that new airport, Enfidha, needs more planes/people!

10 Jan 2012: Water story in Saturday’s Express, Sherlock Holmes’ Reichenbach Falls story in Sunday’s Express. Express stories usually end up online here. Meanwhile next week’s Tunisia trip looks like it’s gone up the spout. Bugger.

Jan 2012: Off to Evian this weekend to drink a shed load of water. Then it’s Tunisia mid month, and Lanzarote at the end.

Dec 2011: Winner of the Travel Writer of the Year award from the German National Tourist Office for an article in National Geographic Traveller. Very interesting trip to Papua New Guinea to learn to dive, for an article for the Financial Times.