Stuart

Stuart discovered his passion for all things travel during one of his first jobs overseeing the travel section of a well-known bookshop. He has worked in publishing for 15 years, most recently as a freelance travel writer. He's always planning his next adventure away. Favourite destination? It has to be Western Canada & The Rockies. Next trip? Prague.

Get your travel writing featured on Travelscoop

Updated 2nd November 2018

If you're a budding travel writer, travel blogger or reviewer we'd really love to hear from you... We're looking to showcase the original, individual experiences and insights of our users and build a depth of unique travel knowledge and content -...

Review: Berjaya Langkawi Resort

Updated 18th September 2018

Langkawi in Malaysia has all the trademarks of a 'paradise island' and is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to the incredible but overcrowded and over-commercialised beaches and islands of Thailand, its closest neighbour. There are a handful of large resorts on the island, and Berjaya Langkawi, in an area called Pantai Kok on the west coast, is among the most popular. I recently spent nine nights at the resort. A spectacular bay surrounded by limestone...

The Scoop: Langkawi

Updated 10th October 2018

If you're looking for somewhere as breathtakingly beautiful as Thailand's islands and beaches but without the hordes of...

Travel diary: Salzburg's Christmas markets

Updated 12th September 2018

The fourth-largest city in Austria is probably best renowned for being the birthplace of Mozart, the setting for ‘The...

Guide to: Booking a Christmas market trip

Updated 12th September 2018

It's Chriiiiiiiiiiistmmaaaaaaaaasss!! Well, no actually, it isn't. But if you could see my inbox - full up with...

Travel diary: Beware the Krampus on your Christmas market trip

Updated 12th September 2018

“Let’s go to Salzburg for the Christmas markets”, I said. “Think how lovely and festive it’ll be.” And...

Travel diary: Two days in Oslo

Updated 12th September 2018

Norway. Vast pine forests, stunningly beautiful fjords, clear air and prosperous people. It's a winter wonderland and a...

The Scoop: Copenhagen

Updated 28th August 2018

Denmark and its capital hold the dubious honour of being touted as the happiest places on the planet. A 3-night break...

Review: Paris Catacombs

Updated 12th September 2018

Make no bones about it, they're creepy! Cata-come and visit!I've been to Paris lots of times and ticked off all the...

Think no-one ever wins travel competitions? Think again

Updated 8th August 2018

If you follow our emails and social media posts you're probably aware that Travelscoop are usually running a travel...

Ooh la la! Travelscoop is going French

3rd August 2018

Grab a beret and a baguette and dig out your Daft Punk CDs, we've gone all French here at Travelscoop!This weekend -...

Fancy getting your kicks on Route 66?

26th July 2018

I spend a great deal of my workdays clicking through travel deals and reading up on destinations, often getting...

Mamma Mia! Celebrating all things Greek... or maybe not?

Updated 21st July 2018

My, my! Here we go again... but it's not all Greek to me!Mamma Mia 2 is upon us, and everyone's going garishly camp,...

Ryanair announces London Southend Airport base and flights from 2019

Updated 20th June 2018

Ryanair is opening a new base at the somewhat confusingly named 'London Southend Airport' in, umm, Essex - from April...

Wizz Air to launch four new London Luton routes

Updated 3rd August 2018

This brings a whole new meaning to the term "taking a wizz"...The newest British budget airline on the block, Wizz Air...

Two new flight routes announced for Turkey's Mediterranean coast

Updated 11th June 2018

Thomas Cook Airlines and Turkish Airlines have both recently announced new routes to Turkey's stunning Mediterranean...

Disney announce launch of new Star Wars land in California and Florida parks

Updated 13th June 2018

Feel the force! Disney have announced the launch date for their new Star Wars land at their parks in Los Angeles and...

Booking an Airbnb is set to become less Japan-easy

Updated 13th June 2018

If, like me, you're a fan of using online home rental company Airbnb, then keep an eye on the current influx of...

Ryanair to halve check-in time for passengers without reserved seats

16th May 2018

Not sure that Ryanair are going to win many new fans with this news...From Wednesday 13 June, the budget airline will...

Fancy a Eurovision-inspired holiday?

Updated 15th June 2018

"My, my" (don't worry, I'll avoid the full ABBA rendition)Eurovision is upon us!Yep, it's that time of year again -...

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