Susan Ward Davies

TRAVEL & LIFESTYLE DIRECTOR

Susan Ward Davies has been a travel writer for more than two decades, as Travel & Lifestyle Director of ELLE, elleuk.com and ELLE Wedding, editor of the Chinese Luxury London Guide for ELLE Collections, launch editor of The Travel Edit, as well as writing for The Guardian, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Food & Travel, Time magazine, Wallpaper, Beach Tomato and Travel & Leisure.She has also worked as a wine columnist, an external examiner at The London College of Fashion, a dog-walker in Cannes, manager of a hiphop band, a gaucho in Argentina, a riding instructor in Wales, youth hostel manager in Greece, English teacher in Istanbul, and has generally waitressed, bartended and au-paired her way around the world.In the course of her travels she has learned to play polo on an Australian sheep farm, camped on Bhutanese mountaintops, white water-rafted in Zimbabwe and Utah and mountain-biked in Peru; and while she has slept in maharajahs' palaces, private islands and some of the world's most luxe hotels, she has also bedded down in Third World train corridors, on a Burmese monastery floor, shared a sand dune with camels in the Jordanian desert and braved a tarantula-infested, windowless shack in Guyana. So it's not all glamour.

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Nine Lives Cocktail Bar Bermondsey, London
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Things To Do In London This Weekend: June 23 - 25
Got Glastonbury FOMO? Not any more...
Disobedient Bodies by JW Anderson, Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield
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Things to do in London This Weekend: June 16 - 18
Art! Champagne! Fashion! Bagel raves! The next 48 hours has it all
Southport weekender festival, Finsbury Park
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Things To Do In London This Weekend: June 9 - 11
Because London is going to keep on having fun, no matter what
Field Day Festival, Victoria Park , London
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Things To Do In London This Weekend: June 2 - 4
Make ours one large weekend to go, please
Napoleon Hotel London
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Things To Do In London This Weekend May 26-29
It's bank holiday. Act accordingly...
Sexy Fish Sexy Brunch  London
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Things To Do In London This Weekend: May 19 - 21
Think you're having a quiet one? Think again
Amy Winehouse: Art Beats Old Spitalfields Market, London
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Things To Do In London This Weekend: May 12-14
Winning at life for the next three days
The Club immersive theatre, London
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Six Things To Do In London This Weekend 21-23 April
Three days of fabulous, right here
Ants at Brixton Academy London, Easter Weekend
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Seven things to do in London Over This Weekend April 13 - 17
Four days – yes, FOUR DAYS – of fabulous in the nation's capital
Happy smiling street style couple
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Five Of The Best Things To Do In London This Easter Weekend
When else are you going to get a four day weekend?
Sangria Saturdays brunch, Balls and Company, London
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Six Things To Do in London This Weekend April 7 - 9
Why staying in is not an option
Som Saa and Pitt Cue collaboration, London
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Seven Things Not To Miss In London This Weekend: March 31 - April 2
Consider your diaries filled, folks
Backyard Cinema, Mercato Metropolitano, London
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Seven Things To Do In London This Weekend March 24 - 26
Here weekend, weekend, weekend...
Imad's Syrian KItchen, pop-up restaurant for  Unicef NEXTGeneration and #CookForSyria.   London
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Seven Things To Do In London: 17-19 March
Reasons why staying in just isn't an option
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Here's Why You Should Add Peru To Your Bucket List
Susan Ward Davies loves the wild extremes of Peru
Amazon Creek, Chamonix
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5 Places To Hit The Slopes Before The Ski Season Ends
From Colorado to Slovakia, Val d'Isere and Chamonix, it's time to get your skis on
American Dream:  Pop to Present Edward Ruscha (b.1937), Standard Station. Screenprint, 1966.
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Seven Things To Do In London This Weekend: March 10 -12
Three days of fun - incoming
Azura Benguerra Island, Mozambique
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10 Perfect Travel Moments
From Mozambique to Manhattan, ELLE's Travel & Lifestyle Director shares her top 10 memories.
Susan Ward Davies Travel Diary
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Confessions Of A Travel Perfectionist
Why I am the worst (or maybe the best) person to go travelling with
Bar 177, Hoxton, London
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Six Things Not To Miss In London : March 3- 5
Oh hello weekend, we've been expecting you
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