1st prize Pure Travel Writing contest 2014

1st prize We Said Go Travel Winter Inspiration Writing Contest 2014

Winner Telegraph Just Back writing contest April 2014

Finalist AITO blogger of the year 2014

Highly Commended – Bradt / Independent travel writing contest 2015



Winner 4th Annual Adventure Cycling Association photo contest

3rd place Insight Guides / Independent photo contest 2012

Finalist Guardian Been There photo contest 2012



Winner of round 10 of Tellit festival of storytelling, 2016

2nd out of 10 storytellers, the Moth, London, 2016