Andy is a freelance travel writer and one of the UK’s best known travel bloggers. His site 501 Places attracts over 15,000 monthly readers and is frequently listed as one of the UK’s top independent travel blogs. Regular commissioned work includes BBC Travel, MSN Travel, National Geographic Traveller and Coast Magazine.
Andy writes blogs not only on his own site but also for several UK travel companies including Sunvil, Directline Holidays and Laterooms.com. In addition he has worked with leading brands (including P&O and National Trust) in helping them build successful company blogs.
Andy has an MBA from Manchester Business School and before going freelance has worked in the travel industry as a crisis management consultant, delivering training courses designed to help companies communicate effectively in challenging times.