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Alex Green

Writer of travels (en famille), foodie titbits and random thoughts.

Location icon United Kingdom

Award-winning travel writer*. Francophile and foodie.

A Notts lass turned Devon yokel, with a passion for the sea, the South West of England, France and Spain.

Writing about coastal adventures, slow and sustainable travel, foodie breaks, city escapes and campervan road trips.

Inspired by the words of Joan Miro:
"To be truly universal, you must start with the truly local."

*Best Family Break Feature, FTMAs, 2017

France Magazine
Le Weekend in Bayonne

Alex Green is captivated by the cultural traditions, historic architecture and hidden heritage in Bayonne.

France Magazine
Islands in the Stream

A mini break can feel like a great escape with these island hopping adventures

French Living
Salute the Sun

Stephen and Anne Bateman’s desire to move to the French Basque Country was driven by their desire to scale back and semi-retire in this beautiful landscape. Alex Green discovers how it’s now become the backdrop to their hiking and yoga business.

Voyage Magazine
On the Cocoa Trail

Chocoholics will savour a trip to Bayonne, the French capital of cocoa.

France Magazine
Eating out in Brest

This Breton port celebrates the best of Brittany’s gastronomy, combining delightful flavours from land and sea, says Alex Green.

Voyage Magazine
Beside the Seaside

Alex Green reflects on the golden age of travel in some of Normandy’s traditional seaside resorts.

Voyage Magazine
A Cultural Renaissance in Nantes

Perfect for a city break, Nantes has turned the tide of its industrial past thanks to the creativity and resilience of its people, says Alex Green

France Magazine
Le Weekend in Saint-Malo

The best way to see Saint-Malo is from the water, says Alex Green as she sets sail to explore its seafaring heritage aboard a traditional Breton boat.

Voyage Magazine
24 Hours in Zarautz

A road trip along the Cantabrian Corniche, taking in the biggest beach in the Basque Country.

Manor Magazine
Shaped by the Sea

A laid-back attitude and active lifestyle is la mode among the locals of Biarritz, writes Alex Green.

West Magazine, the Western Morning News
Basque in the Sun

Alex Green seeks out the best sunsets and surf on a family road trip to the Basque country.

Voyage Magazine
Basque Beauty

In search of the best sunsets and surf along the Atlantic coast of France and Spain.

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