Travel Writing

I write for a number of publications, including the Irish Independent, Conde Nast Traveler, IMAGE and more. You can find links to some of my work below...


A sample of travel features for the Irish Independent

Here are a few of my most recent pieces for the Irish Independent. You can find an up to date list of all of my articles for the newspaper here.


Read - 30 things to do before you die - the ultimate travel bucket list

Read - Where to go in 2016: The 20 hottest travel tickets this year

Read - Top 30: Winter sun sizzlers

Read - Switzerland: The hills are alive with the sound of summer hikers

Read - Cornwall: Eat, surf and play in England's sunny southwest

Read - 'I lost 7 pounds at Kathryn Thomas's Pure Results Bootcamp'


From the archive...

Read - We're off to see the Wizard (Harry Potter studio tour)

Read - East End: London's New Heart

Read - Travel Column (Plan for a few holiday surprises)

Read - Faro from the crowds

Read - Oxford - Scholars and Secrets

Read - Girona - Costa Calmer

Read - Prague - Czech Date

Read - Santiago: At the Camino's End

Read - Ten Best Luxe Hideaways

Read - Go Wild in Wales

Read - Paradise Found

Read - Ten Best Sunshine Breaks

Read - Ten Best Sunshine Villas

Read - Lanzarote: A Grape Escape


Conde Nast Traveler (US)

I wrote a comprehensive guide to Dublin, which you can read here.


Articles for the Guardian

Read - Tips for Riding Safely in the Countryside

Read - Preparing the Body for Cycling

Read - Cycling and the Canine Conundrum

Read - How are independent bike shops faring in the recession?

Read - Can you fix your bike with an online tutorial?

Read - Is an odometer a help or a hindrance to your bike ride?

Read - Once upon a bicycle: early cycling memories


Guardian Travel

Read - 100 Boutique Hotels Under £100 (Ireland)


Guardian Film

Read Cinefiles - Cinema Northwest


The Irish Times

Read - Cycling the sight in 'Cisco


Discover Ireland Blog

Read - A budget guide to the Northwest

Read - The most scenic drives in Ireland


You can read a whole lot of blather on my blog, Travel Pennies.


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