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Beth

Head of Content, Freelance Travel Writer

Location icon United Kingdom

Freelance travel journalist, word-wielder, content creator, wanderluster.

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House of Coco Magazine - Print
03/31/2018
Namibia: An Otherworldly Adventure

Lunar landscapes, luxury lodges and camping on a car roof. Two Londoners swap the city for some seriously remote escapism - here’s their self-drive guide for fellow first-timers…

House of Coco Magazine - Print
03/31/2018
Gondwana: South Africa's Super-chic Safari Escape

I n- gon- yama!”, our guide Brian enthuses, passing his binoculars back to us. This is what we’ve been waiting for - lions. We call in the sighting and are off on the trail, bumping over the bush in pursuit.

House of Coco
05/04/2018
What to Eat, See and Do in Cape Town

Caught between a windswept white shoreline and cloud-clung Table Mountain, cosmopolitan Cape Town deserves a spot on every millennial's must-visit list. Table Mountain may dominate the natural scenery but The Mother City isn't one to be left dwindling in its shadow, boasting design-savvy boutiques, local art galleries, colourful inner-city suburbs and world-renowned restaurants alongside an inspiringly sobering rich cultural heritage.

House of Coco Magazine - Print
08/31/2018
The New Noble: Chateau Du Grand-Luce

Unapologetically opulent, timeless in her beauty: even among the Loire Valley’s loveliest châteaus, Château du Grand-Lucé stands out. If these walls could talk, the tales they’d tell of kings and queens, of Revolution, of the priceless artworks once sequestered beneath its ballroom floorboards. Over the last two and a half centuries, it has been a private palace, served as a stage for the Enlightenment's greatest thinkers, a wartime hospital, wedding venue and even a backdrop to a Louis...

House of Coco
08/08/2018
A Foodie Road Trip on the Italian Riviera with Ford's new EcoSport

Here at House of Coco, road tripping is one of our favourite ways to travel. So we sent our girl Beth on a self-drive adventure to test drive Ford's new EcoSport, through the mountain villages of Italy's Cinque Terre, to prove it's all about the journey, not the destination...

House of Coco
04/30/2018
Five Flight Hacks from a Travel Writer with a Fear of Flying

Here at House of Coco - we're all about facing your fears. But when it comes to a phobia of flying, irrational worries can ruin your trip before it's even begun. Here are some hacks from our travel writer Beth on how to cope with your in-flight anxiety, so you can focus on enjoying the journey as well as the destination.

House of Coco
07/02/2018
Scarabeo Stone Camp: Glamping in the Moroccan Desert

Here at House of Coco, we're all about authentic experiences - and it doesn't hurt when they're coupled with a hint of luxury either. So when we saw Scarabeo's Desert Stone Camp - a chic, glamping spot in the depths of the Moroccan desert all over our Instagram, we knew we had to experience it for ourselves.

House of Coco
05/12/2018
Night Photography: A Beginner's Guide

There's nothing quite like looking up at a sky full of stars - but sometimes the most magical moments can make for the most difficult to catch on camera. Whether it's in pursuit of the perfect insta-shot or simply to take us back to our favourite travel memory, here at House of Coco we're out to capture every extraordinary experience we can.

House of Coco
04/26/2018
How to see the Northern Lights in 72 hours from London

Here at House of Coco, we're all about ticking top moments off our travel bucket list - one of which has to be witnessing nature's greatest display, The Northern Lights. But with busier schedules than ever, dwindling holiday-days and with the elusive nature of the Aurora itself, is it possible for today's millennials to be in with a chance of seeing this magical phenomenon in just 72 hours from London?

House of Coco Magazine - Print
03/31/2018
Escape The City - Four 48-hour off-the-grid adventures

H ere at House of Coco, we’re more about moments than materialism. Even if it's just for the weekend, we're out to collect the most extraordinary experiences we can - whether that's trekking towering fjords in Norway or escaping to a camp in the depths of the Moroccan desert. From hiking the Swiss Alps to Aurora hunting in Finnish Lapland, here's our guide to four off-the-grid adventures you can have in 48 hours from London. Proof that just because you're short on time, doesn’t mean you can’t...

House of Coco Magazine - Print
08/31/2018
Fiss: Low Key Ski

It’s a Saturday in mid-April and I’m soaking up the sun slope-side, obligatory Aperol spritz in hand. It’s t-shirt weather and while the season may be over elsewhere, at 1,436 metres, we’re still high enough to hear that satisfying swoosh of fresh snow as less fair weather skiers fly past. We’re look

House of Coco Magazine - Print
08/31/2018
The Spoils of the Sunshine State

Sipping a neon pink frozé in the palm-fringed shade of a poolside cabana at the lovely Loews Miami South Beach, I’m sure of only two things. It should not have taken until my 30th year on this earth to discover frozen rosé is a thing, and these Floridians really know how to live.

House of Coco
05/08/2018
5 Travel Hacks For Getting Cheap Deals

Here at #TeamCoco, like most millennials, we're out to experience as much of the world as we can. But while being on the go might not be easy on our wallets, we aren't about to let that stop us. Fr...

The London Economic
04/17/2017
Koh Samui's Most Romantic Pool Villas

You might remember the tropical Thai island of Koh Samui from its bygone bohemian days, when it was a mecca for backpackers in search of the fabled beach that inspired Alex Garland’s cult novel The Beach.

House of Coco
08/31/2018
How to spend a weekend in Lake Como

Oh, Lake Como. It conjures up images of idyllic Italian shores, mahogany Riviera boats cutting through mirrored waters and George Clooney types holed up in luxury lakeside villas. But in reality? it's all this, and so much more. Here are # TeamCoco's top tips for how to spend a weekend in this coveted corner of the Italian Lakes.

Edgeretreats
02/17/2017
The World’s Best Bond Villas

From mountain lairs to jungle hideouts and castaway private islands, unleash your inner-007 with these fiendishly flashy Bond villas...

The London Economic
04/30/2016
Hotel review: The Hoxton, Amsterdam - The London Economic

by Beth Roberts, travel writer It's 11.30pm on a Sunday night in Amsterdam airport - the tail end of a wild weekend, culminating in this most hideous of hangovers. Without warning, our long awaited London-bound flight disappears from the departures screen, cancelled due to the fog and marooning us in the city.

Edgeretreats
11/30/2016
Caribbean Island Guide

With dozens of diverse destinations to choose from, whether you’re after barefoot beaches, low-key island living, or an ultra-luxe escape, there’s something for everyone. Not sure where to start? Here’s a breakdown of our favourites to get you started….

Edgeretreats
01/20/2017
Thailand’s top 10 design villas

While Thailand may be best known for its temptingly tropical natural scenery, you’ll find this corner of Southeast Asia also offers the utmost in luxury living - with a serious selection of dreamy design villas to cater to those who demand aesthetic perfection.

The London Economic
01/28/2016
Eagle Brae: cabin fever with a difference - The London Economic

by Beth Roberts, travel writer Hidden away in the Scottish Highlands, there's a certain spellbinding something about these uber-luxe lodges that's seriously good for the soul... "Welcome to Inverness - good luck out there!" our air hostess laughs as we disembark into horizontal hailstones. Scotland, seemingly eager to live up to her rugged reputation gives...

Edgeretreats
Ibiza's Best Beach Clubs

Edge Retreats is the global curated marketplace for luxury villa rentals with exceptional service and expert concierge.

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