Freelance Travel Writer / Copywriter
JOURNALISM: Regular clients include Metro, The Times, The Guardian, Telegraph Online and The Week. I mostly write about travel and/or food.
COPYWRITING: I frequently fulfil copywriting and editing projects for travel and other brands. This includes websites, accommodation listings and marketing literature.
WRITING: My first book, Foodie City Guide: Europe, is now out (http://amzn.eu/atgPmUe)
WORKSHOPS: I plan and run workshops for PR firms about how best to pitch ideas to the media.
Contact me at email@example.com
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