Emily Rose Mawson

Features Writer

I am a freelance features writer currently based in Switzerland. Specialising in travel, I also write on topics including fashion, people and current affairs. I write for numerous regional and national magazines in Great Britain and Switzerland, both in print and online.

I started my career in an editorial office (Swiss News, the international magazine of Switzerland) and have also done stints at The Arran Banner and Yorkshire Living. I also do digital copywriting (Kazu Huggler and the Three Cranes Association) and proofreading (Native Speakers), and am competent in CMS, social media, and Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.

Portfolio

25hours Hotel Zurich West
25hours Hotel Zurich West, located in a striking black cube in the trendy industrial district, delights with its childlike colour palette and playful design details. It has a...
Hotel Ambassador à l'Opera
Ambassador à l'Opéra cuts a fine neo-Baroque figure beside Zurich Opera House. A good price to comfort ratio plays out in feather-soft beds, shiny bathrooms with natural...
Storchen Zürich
Storchen Zürich, a centuries-old establishment that melds traditional hospitality with polished design-led good looks, occupies an enviable perch on the river in central Zurich....
Hotel Krafft
This historic hotel on the Rhine creaks with storybook charm. While its views across the river to Basel old town are among the best in the city, it also delights with a...
Ultima Gstaad
Read the Ultima Gstaad, Switzerland hotel review on Telegraph Travel. See great photos, full ratings, facilities, expert advice and book the best hotel deals.
Galloping beneath Bamburgh Castle
The wind contours around us in salty swooshes as we charge along the golden sheen of sand. I grip Biscuit's mane, my heart pounding and my eyes half-closed against the sea spray...
EDEN AU LAC
Read the EDEN AU LAC, Zurich, Switzerland hotel review on Telegraph Travel. See great photos, full ratings, facilities, expert advice and book the best hotel deals.
Seven things to get you excited for the Swiss winter
Emily Mawson · 10 Nov 2016, 11:33 Published: 10 Nov 2016 11:33 GMT+01:00 Winter is coming, and across Switzerland a roster of intriguing developments - from laser-controlled ski...
High and mighty on the Hammetschwand Lift
"Enjoy the ride," says the lift attendant with a glint in his eye, as he closes the door on us. Seconds later, we're off. Chiselled limestone hurtles past, before a small...
Riffelalp Resort 2222 m
Read the Riffelalp Resort 2222 m, Zermatt, Switzerland hotel review on Telegraph Travel. See great photos, full ratings, facilities, expert advice and book the best hotel dea
25hours Hotel Zurich Langstrasse
A modish hotel offering a new angle on Zurich - 25hours Hotel Langstrasse combines views over the railway with a zany, analogue-inspired aesthetic. It has a Middle...
HUUS Gstaad
Read the HUUS Gstaad, Switzerland hotel review on Telegraph Travel. See great photos, full ratings, facilities, expert advice and book the best hotel deals.
Greulich
Greulich is Zurich's original design hotel. It has a crisp, arty aesthetic, daily yoga classes overlooking a grove of silver birches and a cosy 'living room' that draws in the...
Discovering Fauvism in Collioure
Writer Emily Mawson explores the colourful port of Collioure in French Catalonia and learns a thing or two about Fauvism... The wild brushstrokes capture the juxtaposition of...

Travel

Parkhotel Beau Site
Zermatt, Valais, Switzerland This Belle Epoque four-star majestically presides over central Zermatt, where it enjoys some of the resort's best views of the Matterhorn. It also...
How to save money in Zurich, Europe's most expensive city
Photo: Zürich Tourism/Rubiano Soto Zurich has once again been named Europe's most expensive city, but you don't have to flash the cash - here are our top tips for saving money....
Waldhotel Fletschhorn
Saas-Fee, Valais, Switzerland Offering conscious escapism on a forested slope just outside Saas-Fee, Waldhotel Fletschhorn combines the seclusion of a mountain hut with the...
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Hotel Florhof
Hotel Florhof, an 18th-century silk factory and aristocratic mansion in Zurich's evocative historic quarter, oozes charm and character while capturing a comfortable modern...
Ferienart Resort & Spa
Read the Ferienart Resort & Spa, Saas-Fee, Switzerland hotel review on Telegraph Travel. See great photos, full ratings, facilities, expert advice and book the best hotel deals.
The Douglas Hotel
Read The Douglas Hotel, Arran, Scotland hotel review on Telegraph Travel. See great photos, full ratings, facilities, expert advice and book the best hotel deals.
Unique Hotel Post
Read the Unique Hotel Post, Zermatt, Switzerland hotel review on Telegraph Travel. See great photos, full ratings, facilities, expert advice and book the best hotel dea
Posthotel Achenkirch
A palatial five-star wellness resort in a bucolic setting close to an Alpine lake, ski slopes and hiking trails, Posthotel Achenkirch is a self-confessed playground for adults....
Placid Hotel Zurich
A functional four-star business hotel with a serene aesthetic and plenty of open space towers over trendy Zurich-West, where it benefits from soaring views and peace and quiet....
Domaine du Burignon
Saint-Saphorin, Switzerland This b&b oozes the dolce vita, set amid a Unesco-protected vineyard that plunges into Lake Geneva. It has a Mediterranean-esque prospect, as well as...
Hotel Savoy
Read the Hotel Savoy, Bern, Switzerland hotel review on Telegraph Travel. See great photos, full ratings, facilities, expert advice and book the best hotel deals.
Gaia Hotel
A light and bright family-run hotel opposite Basel main station that puts guests' wellbeing first. It has a cheerful aesthetic, everything in place for a good night's sleep and...
Cava d'Ispica, Sicily: cave living
Emily Mawson steps off the beaten track to visit a fascinating network of ancient cave dwellings in Sicily's eastern corner. Tangled bamboo, fig and pomegranate trees,...
Bürgenstock Resort
The revamped £440m Bürgenstock Resort dazzles with Belle Époque splendour and contemporary structural prowess high above Lake Lucerne, where it was once home to Audrey Hepburn...

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