Contributors

Issue 8 - 2018

Susan D’Arcy

It’s a tough job being The Sunday Times’ luxury travel and spa correspondent, but somehow Susan struggles through it. For this issue of Days Like This, she sings the praises of the Seychelles: sea, beach, jungle and so much more.

Issue 8 - 2018

Rob Crossan

Rob writes and broadcasts about travel, food, music and more for The Times, Condé Nast Traveller, GQ and Radio 2, among others. Having visited over 100 countries in the last decade, he shares with us his holiday secret: the breakfast test.

Issue 8 - 2018

Esther Walker

Esther writes for The Times, The Telegraph and Grazia, as well as running her own blog, The Spike, devoted to “clothes, recipes, kids, interiors”. In this issue, she writes about holidaying in Greece with her husband and two young children.

Issue 8 - 2018

Marjon Hoogervorst

Amsterdam-based interior and lifestyle photographer Marjon Hoogervorst took our Issue 8 cover photograph. Marjon has worked for a wide range of publications, from Elle Decoration in the UK to Anthology Magazine in the US. (Cover image: © Marjon Hoogervorst/Taverne Agency)

Issue 7 - 2017

Pam Billinge

Pam writes in Days Like This about the ranch holiday that changed her life and led to a new path, providing horse-led therapy to everyone from troubled teens to CEOs. Her book, The Spell of the Horse, has just been published by Blackbird Books.

Issue 7 - 2017

Mark Eveleigh

Photojournalist Mark Eveleigh was once described as “a borderline insane modern-day explorer”, such is his love of adventure. Now based in Bali, he is one of the most widely travelled journalists in Indonesia, which he writes about for us.

Issue 7 - 2017

Felice Hardy

Felice Hardy is an editor at renowned blog welove2ski.com. She writes on skiing across a huge range of titles including Condé Nast Traveller and Tatler. When not on the slopes, she might be found abseiling off Table Mountain or paragliding in Zermatt.

Issue 6 - 2017

Douglas Rogers

Douglas Rogers is an award-winning author and journalist with 15 years’ experience writing for the world’s leading magazines and newspapers, including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Daily Telegraph, Travel + Leisure and National Geographic Traveler. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, he now lives in rural Virginia.

Issue 6 - 2017

Monica Vinader

Monica Vinader is a jewellery designer and businesswoman whose creations have been worn by the likes of Kate Winslet, Emma Watson and The Duchess of Cambridge. Before starting her brand, she spent 15 years travelling around Central and South America, with jobs that included running a fishing lodge in a very remote part of Mexico.

Issue 6 - 2017

Jenny Coad

Jenny Coad is deputy travel editor of the Daily Mail and her work has also appeared in Condé Nast Traveller, English Heritage Magazine, 25 Beautiful Homes and Harper’s Bazaar. A design graduate with a specialism in silk-screen printing, you can follow her keen eye for pattern and colour on Instagram @jenny.coadtravel.

Issue 5 - 2016

Anna Friel

Having first found fame in Brookside, the actress has since starred in theatre, films and television on both sides of the Atlantic, including her acclaimed role this year as TV detective Marcella. A passionate campaigner for the WWF, her work with the charity has concentrated on protecting gorillas in Congo’s Virunga National Park.

Issue 5 - 2016

Richard E Grant

Best known for his flamboyant turn in cult classic Withnail and I, the Swaziland-born actor is an avid traveller. He has filmed two seasons of Richard E Grant’s Hotel Secrets, visiting Tokyo, New Orleans and the French Riviera, and is currently making a series of short films showcasing the highlights of Ireland’s coastline.

Issue 5 - 2016

Louise Carpenter

Louise is a profile writer for The Times Magazine, The Telegraph Magazine and Vogue. She is the author of the biography An Unlikely Countess, and lives in Somerset with her husband, four children and their many pets. She remains hopeful that this won’t always prevent her from recapturing the intrepid travelling days of her past.

Issue 4 - 2016

Sally Howard

Sally writes for The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, The Telegraph and Forbes, among others. A keen cyclist, she has written pieces on Burgundy and the Yorkshire Dales for the book Great Cycle Journeys of the World. Having lived in the US, India and Spain, she now lives in London.

Issue 4 - 2016

Rosie Millard

Former arts correspondent for the BBC and feature writer and columnist, Rosie is currently Chair of Hull City of Culture, 2017. She’s travelled the world with young children in tow, and has even written a novel on exploring the French-speaking world with her family, Bonnes Vacances!

Issue 4 - 2016

Jorge Monedero

Spanish photographer Jorge shoots portraits regularly for Vogue and Vanity Fair. His past subjects have included everyone from artist Tracey Emin and model Claudia Schiffer to hotelier André Balazs – not to mention this issue’s dashing beachwear entrepreneurs, Harry Brantly and Max Leese of Frescobol Carioca.

Issue 3 · Winter 2015/16

Lisa Grainger

is Deputy Editor of The Telegraph’s Ultratravel, and also contributes to publications ranging from Condé Nast Traveller to Harper’s Bazaar. “One of my best memories is of exploring Raja Ampat in Papua in a red-sailed phinisi,” she says. “We searched for birds of paradise in the morning, then dived with manta rays in the afternoon.”

Issue 3 · Winter 2015/16

Arnie Wilson

has written for the Financial Times, edited Ski+board magazine, and produced numerous ski books. As well as having skied in 700 resorts he is a Guinness World Record holder. “I remember the moment I broke through the finish tape in Colorado,” he says. “It was December 31, 1994, and I’d skied for 365 consecutive days across 13 countries.”

Issue 3 · Winter 2015/16

Jo Malone

founded the eponymous perfume company, which she sold in 1999, and now runs her second venture, the innovative fragrance company, Jo Loves. “I recently stood in Picasso’s footsteps in Mougins in France and the creativity just came pouring out of me,” she says. “I’m sure one of my best fragrances will be inspired by that moment.”

Issue 2 · Summer 2015

Bryony Gordon

Bryony is a feature writer and columnist for The Daily Telegraph. Her memoir of 20-something living, The Wrong Knickers: A Decade of Chaos was published last year to great acclaim. She is married with a two-year-old daughter and has a parenting vlog called One Fat Mother.

Issue 2 · Summer 2015

Olga Polizzi

Olga was immersed in the world of travel from childhood, as the second of Charles, Lord Forte’s children. She is Design Director of Rocco Forte Hotels, working alongside her brother, and also owns two hotels of her own in Cornwall and Devon. One of her two daughters – Alex – is TV’s “Hotel Inspector”.

Issue 2 · Summer 2015

Chris Moss

Chris has spent much of his life in Latin America – visiting every nation on that continent at least once and living in Buenos Aires for ten years. In this issue Moss, the author of Patagonia: A Cultural History and for many years the editor of Time Out’s travel guides, scopes out the ultimate family adventure.

Issue 1 · Winter 2014/15

Sam Knight

Sam writes about travel (and other things) for the Financial Times, Harper’s and British GQ. “I was entranced by Oman’s forbidding interior, by the silence, the history, the sudden explosions of colour,” he says. Next year, he is planning a trip to the mountains of northern India with his wife and baby daughter.

Issue 1 · Winter 2014/15

Sophie Dahl

is a writer, cook and model. She has worked and travelled all over the world but these days is safely ensconced back in the English countryside with her husband, jazz musician Jamie Cullum, and their two young children. For Days Like This she shares the sights, scents and tastes of a Cypriot holiday.

Issue 1 · Winter 2014/15

Fiona Neill

is best known for her bestselling novels Slummy Mummy and What the Nanny Saw. For many years she lived in Central America, and returned this summer with her husband and children. She is working on her first film script, and skewers travel oneupmanship in our back-page column, The Travellers.

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