A selection of my work.

Online Journalism

The San Francisco Chronicle (online & print editions): When Exploring The English Moors, Come Prepared” (June 19th 2011); “Thin Bivvy Bag Offers Deeper Connection To World” (July 4th 2014).

CNN Travel: “7 Dangerous And Remote Islands” (14th January 2013)

Gadling: “Lost & Found: How Uncertainty Makes Travel Memorable” (January 31st 2013); “All Change at Berlin Tempelhof” (March 28th 2013)

Mashable: “7 Language Translation iPhone Apps For The Digital Traveler” (15th December 2011)

Problogger: “Skip To The End: 5 Great Ways To Make Your Readers Care” (10th March 2014)

Matador Network’s Brave New Traveler: “See The World Before Your Camera Does: 3 Ways To Fight Gadget Block” (27th July 2010)

American Express ‘Handpicked’: “Lose Yourself / Just Connect (Offline) / Just Connect (Online) / Pack Less Than You Need / Embrace Your Weirdness / Judge Ye Not / Fake It Until You Remake It / Face An Uncertain Future / Going Home For The First Time / Never Arrive (January 2013)

Blogging (personal favourites)

You’re Bored? That’s So AWESOME” – 600+ Retweets, 3400+ Facebook shares, 750k Pageviews to date.

50 Amazingly Achievable Things To Do Before You Die” – mentioned by Lifehacker and World Hum (and turned into a poster!)

Breathe: A Windswept Night In Orkney” – read out as part of the Community Keynote at the TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange) conference in New York City, June 2010.

The Bivvy Bag: Ticket To Certain Death?” – 80+ Retweets, 250+ Facebook shares.

Stories Of Scotland: Fortress” – part of the “Blogmanay” festival, Edinburgh, 2012, in association with iAmbassador and Edinburgh’s Hogmanay and supported by VisitScotlandETAGEdinburgh FestivalsHaggis Adventures and Skyscanner.

You Can’t Live On Rockall (But Still We Keep Trying“) – August 9th, 2010.

(Updated September 2015).