Jo Fletcher-Cross

Managing editor, APL Media

Managing editor at APL Media, which publishes National Geographic Traveller (UK), National Geographic Traveller Food, Postcards, Travel Trends, ASTA Worldwide Destination Guide, newspaper lifestyle guides and runs numerous live events.

Editor, Postcards and Travel Trends

United Kingdom


National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Icelandair: Flight of fantasy

There's a glamorous film star waiting rather sulkily with her driver just outside the lifts at Heathrow's Terminal 3. She looks like she's come straight from the 1950s. That's...

National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Tried & tested: Bournemouth Beach Lodges

"But I don't like the beach." My seven-year-old daughter is adamant that this is a terrible idea. Maybe she's right. By arranging to spend a weekend in a beach hut, I'm trying...

National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Montreal: Comedy central

Just how friendly Montrealers are becomes apparent when you spend all day being sick in bins. They're all very concerned, they want to help: in London I'm pretty sure they'd...

ABTA Magazine,

48 hours: Leipzig

Cool contemporary culture complements historical riches in Leipzig, finds Jo Fletcher-Cross

National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Family travel: Channel Islands

Wild times: Durrell Wildlife Park, Jersey The bear cub throws itself at the cage, scrambles as high as he can go before racing back down and suddenly falling asleep in the...

The Collection by National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa review - The Collection by National Geographic Traveller (UK)

I arrived by train at Manchester Piccadilly and was in the foyer of the hotel just a few minutes later. Too early for check in, I sat in the large, open bar in the lobby and had...

Come Fly With Me

Jo Fletcher-Cross fulfils her dream of piloting a passenger jet — without ever leaving the ground

ABTA Magazine,

Hong Kong foodie

A tasting tour in an authentic Hong Kong neighbourhood offers Jo Fletcher-Cross some surprises

Top 5: ways to keep kids entertained in Portsmouth

Jo Fletcher-Cross finds the best things to keep young visitors to the South Coast city amused

Top 5: things to do with kids in Oxford

Jo Fletcher-Cross finds the best ways to keep young visitors to the City of Dreaming Spires entertained

ABTA Magazine,

Denmark: Legoland and beyond

Jo Fletcher-Cross extends a family trip to Denmark’s home of the brick

Top 5: things to do with kids in Leicester

There’s plenty to keep little ones amused in and around the East Midlands city, finds Jo Fletcher-Cross

Frankfurt: 5 minute guide

With a huge university, the world’s largest annual book fair and plenty of world-class art, opera, ballet and theatre, Frankfurt is a diverse city with lots to offer visitors

National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Stay at home: Dundee

Dundee Rep Theatre is famous for its productions (many in collaboration with leading UK theatre producers), and also houses Scotland's national contemporary dance company...

National Geographic Traveller (UK)

Family travel: Top 5 things to do in Denmark

Clean, efficient, child-friendly, plus the home of Lego and super cool Scandi design, it's no secret Denmark is prime family holiday terrain. As someone who has both a...

County Wedding Magazines

Caribbean class

An all-inclusive family-moon doesn't mean you have to compromise, as Jo Fletcher-Cross discovers

Official London Theatre

First Night Feature: Whipping It Up

A leadership challenge, dirty tricks, sleaze and scandal - all in a day's work if you are a party whip. The party is in crisis and the Prime Minister is nowhere to be seen as...