Travel

If you’re thinking about hiring me, why not take a leisurely scroll through my portfolio to suss out my writing style and decide whether I’m the right fit for your brand?

In addition to the clients listed below, I’ve also written for the likes of easyJet, Thomas Cook, Asda Travel Money, Flybe and Viking River Cruises.  This is not an exhaustive list, so please feel free to message if you’d like to see more samples of my work.

Matador Network

Matador Network is the world’s largest independent travel publisher, with over eight million unique monthly visitors.

26 telltale signs you just got back from travelling
https://matadornetwork.com/read/26-telltale-signs-you-just-got-back-from-traveling/

12 pro tips for visiting the Galápagos Islands you need to know
https://matadornetwork.com/read/12-pro-tips-visiting-galapagos-islands-need-know/

29 signs you’ve gone full Australian
https://matadornetwork.com/read/29-signs-youve-gone-full-australian/

Alone together: is solo travel compatible with falling in love?
https://matadornetwork.com/read/alone-together-solo-travel-compatible-falling-love/

35 signs you’ve spent too long in Thailand
https://matadornetwork.com/read/35-signs-youve-spent-long-thailand/

Let’s be honest: sometimes solo travel sucks https://matadornetwork.com/read/lets-honest-sometimes-solo-travel-sucks/ 

A Broader View

A Broader View Volunteers is a registered nonprofit charity based in the US which arranges volunteer programs for people all over the world. Motivated by the belief that just one person can make a difference, volunteers can choose from a range of placements including medical, dental, child care, teaching, community development and more. I create regular blog content for this client.

Sloth Sanctuary Conservation Program in Costa Rica
https://news.abroaderview.org/sloth-sanctuary-costa-rica-volunteer-abroad/

Volunteer Nepal Opportunities 2018-19
https://news.abroaderview.org/volunteer-nepal-opportunities-2018/

Where Should I Volunteer in India?
https://news.abroaderview.org/where-should-volunteer-india/

Best High School Volunteer Programs
https://news.abroaderview.org/best-high-school-volunteer-abroad-programs-opportunities/

Volunteer in Belize: Work With Children in an Ethically Run Orphanage
https://news.abroaderview.org/volunteer-in-belize-orphanage/

Pure Kerala Tours

Pure Kerala Tours is a Melbourne-based travel agency taking small groups of people from around the world to India on cultural immersion holidays. I was initially commissioned to write the content on the homepage and edit the itineraries (under the ‘Our Tours’ tab) and now create regular blog posts and photo captions for the client. Watch this space for links to PKT blog posts!

https://www.purekeralatours.com

Ideal Homes Portugal / International

Ideal Homes is an overseas real estate company based on the Algarve which guides foreigners through the process of investing in property across Portugal, Spain, Cyprus, Bulgaria and beyond. I write news articles and blog posts for this client, and will be rewriting the website in the near future. Please note that the articles below have been edited by the team and may contain spelling and/or grammatical errors.

Cape Verde: an underrated investment opportunity?
https://www.idealhomesinternational.co.uk/about/news/cape-verde-santa-monica-real-estate-rental-investment-holiday-home-property_721 

Brits commit to 8 week pre-holiday summer health kick
https://www.idealhomesportugal.com/about/news/healthylifestyle-quality-of-life-portugal-activeretirement_745

The Algarve’s four super S’s
https://www.idealhomesportugal.com/about/news/algarve-portugal-things-to-do-holiday-real-estate-holiday-home-retirement_749

Kids call the shots on family holidays
https://www.idealhomesportugal.com/about/news/portugal-holiday-home-algarve-family-vacations_732

6 tips for the perfect holiday home
https://www.idealhomesportugal.com/about/news/holiday-home-real-estate-algarve-portugal-retirement-news_750

British expats: most popular destinations revealed
https://www.idealhomesinternational.co.uk/about/news/spain-portugal-retirement-real-estate-expats_734

Silver Surfers

Outreach on behalf of Ideal Homes Portugal. Silver Surfers is a website and social network for the over 50s which provides information, offers and discounts.

How to build overseas property into your retirement plan
https://www.silversurfers.com/financial/investments/add-overseas-property-retirement-plan/ 

The Travel Speak

The Travel Speak aims to be a one-stop destination for travel tips and inspiration. The site contains guides, itineraries and the best things to do in major travel destinations across the world.

Featured Traveler: Jenny MacLean, an Adventurous Sun Seeker and a True Inspiration
https://www.thetravelspeak.com/featured-traveler-jenny-maclean/

Travel Honey

Travel Honey collects detailed travel itineraries from hand-picked, savvy travellers.

Tips for getting the most out of your trip to Spain
https://www.travelhoney.com/tips/jennys-spain-tips/

Travelettes

Travelettes is a digital hub for female travellers, writers and photographers who share travel tips and personal travel experiences.

Why long-term backpacking sent me spiralling into depression
http://www.travelettes.net/why-long-term-backpacking-sent-me-spiralling-into-depression/

Blue Dolphin Marine Tours

Blue Dolphin is an award-winning catamaran in Hervey Bay, Australia which gives people the opportunity to see humpback whales up close. I wrote a small collection of news articles, interviews and photo blogs for skipper Peter Lynch in exchange for some exciting days out on the water!

All hands on deck… Meet the crew https://www.bluedolphintours.com.au/2017/08/all-hands-on-deck-meet-the-crew/ 

15 best snaps of the season
https://www.bluedolphintours.com.au/2017/08/fifteen-best-snaps-of-the-season/

Blue Dolphin paddles out for whales
https://www.bluedolphintours.com.au/2017/08/blue-dolphin-paddles-out-for-whales/

Costa Brava Villas

This platform rents luxury villas to holidaymakers and arranges wellness activities on their behalf. I rewrote most of the content and helped to redesign the website, adding pages, pictures and further content to enhance user experience. I continue to work on freelance assignments for this client.

Travel Blogs

I kept a travel blog as I journeyed through South America, the USA, Africa and Australia between April 2014 and August 2015. Below is a selection of my most popular posts.

A Brit abroad: 100 travelling experiences you will (probably) have
http://hellotravelbug.blogspot.com/2014/08/a-brit-abroad-100-travelling.html

Alternative Paris: 8 ways to stray from the beaten path
http://hellotravelbug.blogspot.com/2014/08/alternative-paris-8-ways-to-stray-from.html

Angry response to the most short-sighted article of 2014: Has travel become another exercise in narcissism?
http://hellotravelbug.blogspot.com/2014/12/angry-response-to-most-short-sighted.html

25 things to do before turning 25
http://hellotravelbug.blogspot.com/2014/12/25-things-to-do-before-turning-25.html

My client list is constantly expanding, so watch this space for more additions in the future!