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The World’s Best Olives – An Investigation

October 28, 2014
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It’s amazing how travel can change your perspective. On the bigger things in life, sure, but also on smaller things, too. Small, delicious things… like olives. I used to hate olives. I wanted to like them, though. So badly. I went to London bars in my twenties and envied the other drinkers, popping them into […]

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Finding freelance travel writing jobs: 5 golden rules

May 1, 2013
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People are often surprised when I tell them that I make money out of being a travel writer. Not a complete living perhaps, but hard cash nonetheless. Even though you might not be able to get a gig writing for Wanderlust or National Geographic straight away, there are freelance travel writer jobs to be had […]

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Writing on the road: 10 things I couldn’t live without

February 7, 2013

Any traveller has a booty of items that they always find room for in their backpack. As a travel writer, the most important items in my travel kit are the tools and gadgets that help me do what I do: write. Here are the ten things you’ll spot if you rummage through my luggage. 1. […]

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5 ways to travel when you’re not travelling

December 7, 2012
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My next proper adventure is looming – an early January trip to Dubai, Mumbia and the coastline south of there. I can’t wait, but until then, I’m super busy with work, with life, with those things that all seem to sneak up on you before Christmas. It’s making it very hard to even do the […]

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