Vote for Chester: Britain’s 15 best high streets for Christmas shopping

Feeling festive? My nomination for Chester made it into Britain’s 15 best high streets for Christmas shopping via Telegrpah Travel. Read my guide to the city for your next Christmas-shopping weekend break. Here’s a taster of the text: Chester was voted the most beautiful city in the world earlier this year in a survey based …

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Tick off your bucket list travels with my new guides to Liverpool and Snowdonia

  Bucket List Travels has now gone live and I’m one of their travel experts. My writer profile is here. The travel site, which curates content for bucket list experiences by local experts, has launched with guides from Sydney to Straford-upon-Avon. I’ve drawn on my local-knowledge expertise as a travel writer and tourist guide to …

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A preview of my Dark Chester tours for Halloween with the travel blog Go Eat Do

An interview with the travel blogger Stuart Forster for his blog, Go Eat Do. The feature is about ideas for a weekend visit to Chester but, with Halloween approaching, previews my new Dark Chester tours [pictured above]. The tours run Saturdays at 6pm and delve into the dark-tourism heritage of the city, exploring 2,000 years …

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How to celebrate 125 years of Bram Stoker’s Gothic novel, Dracula, at Whitby Abbey

 A trip to Whitby to get into the Halloween spirit. My visit was part of a wider itinerary to explore the Yorkshire Coast Route, a new route intended to showcase the off-season charms of the Yorkshire seaside. The route spans 240 miles, taking in the North Yorks Moors National Park and walking routes off the Cleveland …

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