Sophie is an experienced freelance travel journalist. She writes regularly for the Daily and Sunday Telegraph, contributing features on UK heritage and worldwide travel, plus opinion pieces and London coverage.
Recent stories in other titles include Norway’s Lofoten Islands for Condé Nast Traveller, Quebec ice canoeing in the Financial Times and Costa Rica for House & Garden. She has written for many publications, such as the Times, Daily Mail, Observer, Guardian, Saga Magazine and The Oldie.
She runs occasional workshops on travel writing, usually in conjunction with photographer colleagues. Please get in touch for more information.
"It's not often you see half an archbishop." (Telegraph Travel)
"Fish is everywhere. It glints through the history and swims through the art. It's the backbone off which everything hangs..." (Condé Nast Traveller)
"Ooh, but it feels good. After years of insults from North London (hillier, richer), West London (greener, savvier) and East London (artier, hipper), ‘Sarf’ London is on a roll." (Silk Road Magazine)
"I sat back, enjoying the clatter of acronyms – CPF, CDA, SDN, PAP – as our guide Jo outlined life in a cradle-to-grave social system. She threw out a bit of Singlish, too: shiok, brilliant; blur like sotong, dozy as a squid. Then we rounded a corner and arrived in space." (Telegraph Travel)
"Sometime in December, the St Lawrence River starts to form a scum. Plates of ice slide along on the current, thickening and merging. As it freezes into a soup, pack ice forms and fit young Québécois start shaking out their neoprene wetsuits. What else would you do with a frozen river but race over it in canoes?" (Financial Times)
"There's a shiny red Lambretta coming out of the bedroom wall at the Hotel Pelirocco..." (Telegraph Travel)
"Floor 36 of the City’s newest building, aka the big fat Walkie Talkie, may only be waist high for the Shard across the river, but it has fabulous views." (Discovery Magazine)
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