My most recent book, Skylines, co-written with friend and fellow writer, Yolanda Zappaterra, explores the architecture and skylines of 50 cities round the world, including Chicago, Kyoto, Cape Town, London, Shanghai, Paris, Baku, Rio, Tokyo, Rome, Marrakech, Vancouver, Genoa, Beijing, Rome, Budapest, Beirut…

For travel features and articles, click here.

And for more examples of my work, see books, and film reviews:

Or scroll down, for a specific selection:

When in Rome Travel Supermag (February 2016)

Gourmet on the Go: Western Australia Sainsbury’s magazine (January 2016)


Milan: City of Expo 2015 Fifth Chukker (October 2015)

Where to drink fresh limoncello from the source Destinations of the World (May 2015)


Grand Designs (William Kent & his Italian Grand Tour) Italia! magazine (June 2014)

Capri, Sorrento, Amalfi, Pompeii – Inspirations for Naples Volotea Airlines (June 2014)

London’s Best Rooftop Bars Time Out (May 2014)

Djerba Travel Weekly (May 2014)

In Good Campania (food from Campania, Italy) Cuisine New Zealand food magazine (May 2014)

Rome & Cinecittà, Railbookers (early 2014)

Turn Ash to Cash: Selling Pompeii, Travel Weekly (January 2014)


Discovering Devonshire Delights, Foodtripper (November 2013)

Naples, Volotea Airlines (November 2013)

London – A Destination Guide, London & Partners (with Echosix, October 2013)

One Day in Rimini, Bologna for Connoisseurs culture magazine (October 2013)

Take Time Out of London with Hertz, Time Out  (with Yolanda Zappaterra, July 2013)

Shop under one roof: The rise of the Department Store, Upward Curve travel magazine (July-September 2013)

Ten things to do in Genoa, Time Out  (June 2013)

Travelling in Tunisia, Selling Longhaul (June 2013)

What to do in Tataouine: A trip to Tunisia’s desert, Time Out London (Apr 2013)

Setting Trends: A look at the 2013 Fashion shows, Upward Curve travel magazine (Apr-June 2013, pp11-12)

One Day in Ferrara, Bologna for Connoisseurs culture magazine (Mar 2013)

Trend Setters: Baselworld Jewellery Fair, Upward Curve travel magazine (Jan-Mar 2013, pp24-27)

Top Ten B&Bs, Britain’s Finest website (Jan-Mar 2013)


Tax-free shopping, Upward Curve travel magazine (October-December 2012, pp 11-12)

10 Things to Do in Porto, Trav Monkey  (October 2012)

One Day in Modena, Bologna for Connoisseurs culture magazine (September 2012)

Northern Rocks: Trip to Faroe Islands for CSMA motoring magazine (September 2012)

Naples guide for Secret Earth travel website (unlaunched as yet)

Contributor/restaurant reviewer, Time Out Eating Guide (2013)

One Day in Parma article, Bologna for Connoisseurs (NEW MAGAZINE)

Blog Editor, Feng Sushi including blogs on Cornish SardinesThe plight of the eel, The history of tea-drinking


Contributor/restaurant reviewer Time Out Eating Guide (2012)

City Secrets: Naples, Sunday Times (April 2011)

Blog Editor, Feng Sushi including blogs on Sustainable Salmon,  Billingsgate – Story of a Market, Japan’s Tsunami

6 Secrets of Naples for US Travel Channel


Naples (and Amalfi Coast, Capri) expert, SimonSeeks travel website

Deputy Editor, Time Out Shops & Services (Edition 15)

Consultant Editor, Dorling Kindersley  Great Britain (2010)


Copy Editor, Time Out Cheap Eats (Edition 5)

Deputy Editor, Time Out Britain: Perfect Places (NEW GUIDE)

Contributor, Time Out Londoners through a Lens (NEW GUIDE)

Editor, Time Out Naples & the Amalfi Coast (Edition 5)

Co-Editor, Fodor’s London (2011)


Editor, Time Out Italy: Perfect Places (NEW GUIDE)

Contributing Editor, Dorling Kindersley Eyewitness Guides Top 10: London (2009)

Editor, Time Out Bars, Pubs & Clubs 2008/9

Copy Editor, Time Out London for Children

Deputy Editor, Time Out Parties (NEW GUIDE)

Copy Editor, Time Out Barcelona

Co-Editor, Fodor’s London (2010)

50 Best Winter Breaks feature, Independent on Saturday magazine

Deputy Editor, Time Out South of France

Deputy Editor, Time Out Adventure (NEW GUIDE)


Editor, Time Out Shopping (10th edition)

Editor, Time Out Weekend Breaks (2nd edition)

The Beach feature on London’s Tower Bridge ‘beach’ for Time Out London magazine

Milan feature on nightlife for Sunday Times travel


Deputy Editor, Time Out Las Vegas (5th edition)

Restaurant reviewer, Time Out Eating & Drinking


Pubs and bar reviewer + feature on bars featured in films, Time Out Pubs & Bars (2005)

Restaurant reviewer, Time Out Cheap Eats (2005)

Genoa & Nice city write-ups for Time Out Europe by Air (2005)

Write up of Suffolk Coast for Time Out Weekend Break in GB & I (2005)


Regular film reviewer for Time Out London magazine’s film section

Updating Interiors chapter for Time Out Shopping (2005)

Regular contributor (restaurant, bar reviews) Time Out London magazine’s Food & Drink section

Modern European restaurant reviewer, Time Out Eating & Drinking (2004)


Regular film reviewer (including London Film Festival) and interview with Michael Palin for Time Out London magazine’s film section

Reviewer for Time Out Weekend Breaks, Eating & Drinking, Cheap Eats, Pubs & Bars guides

Genoa write-ups for Time Out Europe by Air (2004)

They came from outer space…  feature on Easter Island moai, Sunday Independent (Plymouth) and Western Mail (Cardiff)

Mystery of the moai statues, Burton Mail