Published articles


Title Subject Publication Date
A walk of discovery through the Parc Saint Cloud

Following the Morbras River around Sucy-en-Brie

In the footsteps of the Impressionists on the Oise

Discovering  the River Yerres

The five secret gems

surrounding Paris

Hate crowds? Try a cruise (well, container ship) where you’re the only passenger

Daytrips from Paris

Daytrips from Paris

Daytrips from Paris

Daytrips from Paris


Daytrips from Paris


Cargo boat trip to the Canaries


Bonjour Paris


Bonjour Paris

Bonjour Paris

Bonjour Paris


The Mail on Sunday


The Mail on Sunday



20 April 2021

23 March 2021

11 February 2021

27 November 2020


31 March 2019


17 March 2013

Cerbère comes up trumps France The Sunday Telegraph 13 May 2012
Turkey’s best ancient sites Turkey The Sunday Telegraph 18 September 2011
France’s best small museums France The Sunday Telegraph 23 August 2011
Berlin: a cultural guide Berlin The Sunday Telegraph 2 January 2011
Leptis Magna: Rome by the sea Libya The Sunday Telegraph 28 November 2010
A short break in the City of Light Paris The Sunday Telegraph 10 October 2010
Going off the rails in Paris Disused railway walk in Paris The Sunday Telegraph 9 May 2010
Strolling by the Seine Villages near Fontainebleau Paris Magazine Sept/Oct 2009
Spending national service in Ireland’s lake district National Trust working holiday The Mail on Sunday 22 February 2009
Flirt on the Floor Country dancing The Sunday Telegraph 21 September 2008

Bon appetit in Maigret’s Paris

Paris restaurants

The Mail on Sunday

4 November 2007

In search of the perfect teacher Yoga The Financial Times 5 August 2006
The Nature of the French French hiking trails France Today June 2006
Vive les guinguettes! Guinguettes near Paris The Daily Telegraph 29 April 2006
Canal cruising Paris Voice July 2005

Paradise – or the worst kind of hell

Yacht crewing in the Mediterranean

The Financial Times

30 April 2005

Capital island

The Ile St Louis, Paris

The Daily Telegraph

23 April 2005

Unlock the secrets of Notre Dame island

The Ile de la Cité, Paris

The Mail on Sunday

20 February 2005

‘Birdies are not like others’

Bird watching in Paris/Ile de France

The Financial Times

19 February 2005

Catch this

Paris Plage

The Daily Telegraph

24 July 2004

Where train spotters are revered and gourmets delight in buffets

Paris station bars and restaurants

The Daily Telegraph

18 October 2003

Ile du Martin-Pêcheur

Ile du Martin-Pêcheur, Ile de France
Paris Voice
June 2003

Créteil, island hopping

Créteil, Ile de France
Paris Voice
May 2003


Royaumont, Ile de France
Paris Voice
April 2003
Ecouen, Ile de France
Paris Voice
March 2003

A world away from Mickey Mouse

Crécy-la-Chapelle, Ile de France

The Independent

10 October 1998