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Jèrriais: Jersey’s secret language

Few people outside the island know that Jersey has its own language, Jèrriais – or that it was used as a secret code during occupation in WW2.

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The Galapagos Islands

Take an unforgettable trip to one of the world’s most precious habitats – the Galapagos Islands, where nature has hardly changed since the days of Darwin.

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Place To Be

Travel with your heart: a new book on travelling in search of a feeling for Lonely Planet. Aloneness, awe, enlightenment, fulfillment, serenity and more.

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Bali & Lombok

A travel feature on the islands of Bali and Lombok, including Ubud, Jatiluwih, snorkelling on Pemuteran, the ascent of Mount Rinjani and the Gili Islands.

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Ernest Journal, Issue 3

I recently worked with the fantastic Ernest Journal (‘the magazine for curious and adventurous gentlefolk’) on their third print issue, shooting a 24-page special on the Isles of Scilly. We visited most of the main islands – St Mary’s, Tresco, St Agnes and Bryher, plus a couple of the more out-of-the-way ones, including the abandoned island of Samson and the wild island of Gugh, where the magazine’s cover image was shot. I also shot and wrote a portrait feature with three brothers from the St Mary’s Boatmen Association – Steve, Alec and Fraser Hicks.

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The tropical Seychelles

Splendidly isolated in mid-ocean between Africa and India, the Seychelles are perhaps the quintessential tropical islands, tailor-made for island-hopping. Hop aboard a local ferry to access rainforest walks, gin-clear waters ripe for snorkelling, and some of the world’s oldest animals.