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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Oh look, your weekend just went and got brilliant
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The Best Chic Shacks: Small, Simple Holiday Destinations That Don't Skimp On Style
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Six Things To Do In London This Weekend: 17-19 Feb
Your six-step guide to a 48 hours more fabulous
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And curl up on an old leather armchair in front of the log burner after a long day outside
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Forget dry January: fun-times February is here. Here's where to act accordingly
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Yes! January is nearly over! Ways to celebrate, incoming…
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Done with staying in? We have a better idea: GOING OUT
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