Article Writer Jess Readett

Jessica Readett

  • Nationality: British
  • Favourite Destination: Cambodia
  • Country You Most Want To Visit: India or China...impossible to pick!
  • Best Travel Moment: Learning to dive on the island of Koh Rong Samloem
  • Dream Trip: Ideally it would be a life long trip of the world comprising of elephants, festivals, sunsets on the beach, bollywood dancing, scuba diving, glacier climbing and lots of historical sights. 

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Naomi Richardson

  • Nationality: British
  • Favourite Destination: Thailand
  • Country You Most Want To Visit: America
  • Best Travel Moment: Stepping off a coach after a 24 hour journey, into the blazing hot Spanish sun. Made the travel so worth it!
  • Dream Trip: Climbing The Great Wall of China.
  • Twitter: @nairichardson


Helen Winter

  • Nationality: British (although I don't look it and often get asked where I'm from!) 
  • Favourite Destination: Greece 
  • Country You Most Want To Visit: Thailand! 
  • Best Travel Moment: Sitting around a campfire in Monument Valley, USA, listening to Navajo stories from the Navajo people.
  • Dream Trip: Working holiday around Australia, then using that money to go around the world!
  • Twitter: @Helen5198




Rebecca White

  • Nationality: British
  • Favourite Destination: Havana, Cuba
  • Country You Most Want To Visit: New Zealand
  • Best Travel Moment: Watching the sun set in the Grand Canyon                          
  • Dream Trip: Backpacking around South America
  • Twitter: @RebeccaWhite687


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Chris Mitchell

  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Favourite Destination: Kyoto, Japan
  • Country You Most Want To Visit: South Africa
  • Best Travel Moment: It's very hard to say. I'll cheat and say it's a three way tie between visiting Angkor Wat in Cambodia, hiking in Northern Ireland through the Giant's Causeway, and road tripping across Croatia.
  • Dream Trip: The Trans-Siberian Railroad.
  • Twitter: @travelingmitch


Christine Mangan

  • Nationality: American
  • Favorite Destination: Barcelona
  • Country You Most Want To Visit: Jordan, Madagascar, Vietnam, Myanmar...
  • Best Travel Moment: Surviving the ten hour train ride form Marrakech to Tangier in 100+ degree heat
  • Dream Trip: Train journey from Cape Town to Victoria Falls
  • Twitter: @somegirlstravel


Max Hodge

  • Nationality: English
  • Favourite Destination: South Africa
  • Country I Most Want to Visit: Too many to choose from, possibly Cuba
  • Best Travel Moments: Hiking the Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa, snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef and everything about South America
  • Funniest Travel Moment: Doing a wine tasting tour on bicycles in Mendoza, Argentina. Lucky to still be alive to tell the tale…
  • Biggest Life Changing Experience: Spending time in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro and a shanty town in South Africa
  • Dream Trip: Travelling around the whole of South America
  • Twitter: @nomad_max


Dean Bennell

  • Nationality: British
  • Favourite Destination: Australia
  • Country You Most Want To Visit: Brazil
  • Best Travel Moment: Standing directly under the waterfall at Haputale, Sri Lanka. 
  • Dream Trip: Both Americas, all countries and states for a few years.
  • Twitter: @deanbennell



Adham Fisher

  • Favourite destination: Probably France.
  • Country I most want to visit: Anywhere in the southern hemisphere.
  • Best travel moment: Being on the front page of a Toronto newspaper and being recognised all over the city.
  • Dream Trip: To cross the Afghanistan / China border.
  • Twitter: @directiontravel