The Telegraph – Road trip USA – with added education

Can a learning-focused holiday really help children catch up on missed schoolwork – and all without ruining their fun? Zoey Goto thinks so…

Fodor’s – Celebrity homes you can actually rent for the night

Sleep in Elvis’ bedroom, work 9 to 5 in Dolly’s penthouse, or take a dip in Leo’s pool by checking into these A-list digs.

Wallpaper* – Memphis architecture is making a dynamic comeback

Our architectural love letter from Memphis explores the American South city’s dynamic built environment scene

National Geographic Traveller – seven literary destinations around the UK to inspire children

The UK is a land of insatiable storytellers; a place where druids, fairies, bards and kids on broomsticks have long roamed the lands.

BBC Travel – The last ship of the US slave trade

The discovery of the remains of the Clotilda, 160 years after it sank, brings new life and interest to the settlement built by the original survivors.

National Geographic Traveller – Meet Atlanta’s Pioneering Female Pitmaster

Meet Georgia’s Amanda Kinsey-Joplin, one of the new wave of female chefs carving out a name for themselves in the time-honoured, male-dominated world of Southern barbecue. 

Fodor’s Go List 2022 – Memphis’ South Main Arts District

Stitching the past and the present together to create a neighborhood with its finger firmly on the pulse.

National Geographic Traveller – The best new boutique hotels in New Orleans

Louisiana’s legendary city is now pairing its reputation for partying with a sideline in chic, upmarket boutiques that double down on character and history — from a rejuvenated convent in the Marigny to a renovated warehouse in the French Quarter.

Drift – 48 Hours in Memphis

Memphis has always known how to have a good time. A heady combination of BBQ, blues, and rock and roll has been attracting visitors like a magnet for decades. But recently the city has been singing a new song – or at least adding some new riffs.

National Geographic Traveller – Inside Guide to Muscle Shoals

Alabama’s music capital birthed the heady combo of Southern soul and R&B, churning out the sounds of the Sixties – including hits by Aretha Franklin, Willie Nelson and the Rolling Stones. Now it’s returning to the spotlight, attracting a new generation of music enthusiasts. 

The Sun – Inside Elvis’s rock and roll Memphis apartment

Inside Elvis’s rock and roll Memphis apartment – and here’s the secret to bagging an overnight stay. 

The Telegraph – How to experience the best of the USA in Europe

Cowboys in Poland and Elvis in Denmark, you don’t need to cross the Atlantic for a slice of the New World

Daily Mail – All shook up in Denmark

Forget Memphis, now you can honour the King at a copycat Graceland.

Foodism Magazine – Grub’s Up in Copenhagen

Something’s stirring in Copenhagen, where insects have been creeping onto restaurant menus for almost a decade. Zoey Goto heads to the Danish capital to investigate

Fodor’s – 10 Must-Visit Fairy-Tale Destinations for Feminists

Ten magical places to connect with female empowerment.

While the world is filled with enchanting destinations connected to ancient fairy tales, many of these original stories haven’t fared well in our post #MeToo era. However, if you sweep aside the tales of old, with damsels in distress waiting for their prince to arrive, there are many woke tales of female empowerment, set in spectacular destinations that no fourth-wave feminist would be embarrassed to visit.

iNews – World Book Day: the Literary Locations to Plan for a Post-lockdown Family Day Out

Following months of homeschooling and inspired by World Book Day tomorrow, it’s time to bring learning to life by planning a literary day out for when restrictions allow…

Drift Travel Magazine – Warm Winters and Hot Design in Palm Springs

There are few cities on earth that tantalize the eye quite like Palm Springs. Cruising into this quirky city, via the bone-dry desert, it soon becomes clear that Palm Springs simply refuses to do bad buildings; whether it’s the high-impact housing of the rich and famous, or the mundane everyday buildings of finger-lickin’ drive-throughs, gas stations, banks or sci-fi-tastic convenience stores, everywhere the eye lands offers up a design masterclass.

The Independent – Inside the US hotel where it’s Christmas every day of the year

“Christmas is not a date. It is a state of mind,” so said the author Mary Ellen Chase. To some this could be a throwaway comment, but to The Inn at Christmas Place, a left field hotel that lavishly celebrates the holiday season every single day of the year, it’s nothing short of a mission statement.

Drift Travel Magazine – A Culinary Road Trip Through Mississippi

“To understand the world” William Faulkner once said, “you must first understand a place like Mississippi”. And to understand a place like Mississippi, you must first understand its food – a cuisine deeply rooted both in its fertile land and its difficult history, from civil war to civil rights.

Absolutely Mama Magazine – Quirky British Staycations

Have the current travel restrictions left you yearning for a dose of adventure? Thankfully, our British shores offer plenty of fantastically quirky staycation options. Zoey Goto rounds up the best unusual minibreaks, from bedding down in a safari park to playing king of the castle at a regal sleepover.

Junior – Glamping at Woolley Grange Review

Could glamping get any more glam? Oh yes, with the new glamping site at Woolley Grange Hotel in Wiltshire. Offering all the fun of family camping with the luxe service of a boutique hotel.

Lonely Planet – Europe’s Most Amazing Tree House Stays for Families

When was the last time you climbed a creaky ladder and found peace amongst the treetops? If the answer is decades ago, then now could be the perfect time to round up the kids and start planning a tree house getaway.

Absolutely Mama Magazine – Off to Legoland

As the birthplace of Lego, Billund has fun in its DNA. Zoey Goto took her children, aged 3 and 9, to find out why this Danish town is known as Europe’s most family-friendly destination…

Junior – Why Billund is a Must-Visit Destination for Lego Fans

As the birthplace of Lego, Billund is an absolute paradise for Lego fans – and here’s why you should visit says, Zoey Goto.

Drift Travel Magazine Front Cover Feature – Europe’s Best Island Escapes

Isolation vacations are the current travel buzz, as we seek out safe, peaceful havens to relax and unwind. Make like Robinson Crusoe and start planning your next trip to one of these castaway kingdoms, oozing charm, adventure and tranquillity.

Absolutely Mama Magazine – Vive La France!

Why Country Kids in France Makes the Perfect Post-Lockdown Escape.

Luxe Recess – Why a Dude Ranch Vacation Should be Your Next Family Getaway

As an urbanite British mother, I’m probably not the most obvious dude ranch enthusiast. My natural habitat is the concrete jungle of London, rather than riding the range astride a horse. So why did we decide to pack up our family of four and hot-hoof it to a Texan ranch, when we could easily have unwound on a fly-and-flop beach holiday or enjoyed the cultural stimulation of a city break?

Drift – World Famous Noma Restaurant Reopens – As A Burger Joint

This time last year, Noma in Denmark had a three-month-plus waiting list for a table. Widely considered one of the best restaurants on the planet, chef René Redzepi’s experimental flair had earned the Copenhagen hotspot two Michelin Stars and created a buzz around New Nordic cuisine.

Wedding Ideas Magazine – Eco Mini-Moons

Thinking of a flight-free trip? Zoey Goto looks at mini-moon destinations combining heavenly honeymoon romance and luxury with a dose of sustainability.

New Zealand Herald – Elvis Sightseeing In Memphis

Memphis Tennessee is at the root of contemporary music in America. Although the USA is rich with inspiring musical cities from New York’s gritty hip-hop beats to Nashville’s country twang, if you want to go all the way back, you need to head to Memphis to discover the city that gave us rock and roll, soul and the blues.

MSN – Botswana Is A Roaring Great Holiday

On our debut safari night in Botswana, I was awoken twice – first by a roaring lion outside our safari tent and then by a boisterous monkey jumping around on the balcony.

GQ Middle East – How to Spend 48 Hours in Memphis

A long weekend is well spent In America’s Coolest Music City.

Living Etc – The Palm Springs Renaissance

Palm Springs is officially hip once more, as a new troupe of design enthusiasts rediscover its mid-century architecture.

Foodism – Put Some South in Your Mouth: A BBQ Pilgrimage to Memphis

We visited Tennessee’s largest city to sample its famous slow-cooked barbecue ribs but ended up having an encounter with the legendary Al Green over spaghetti.

Escapism – Kentucky, Where the Grass is Bluer

Bourbon, bluegrass, beer and… a Bible-inspired theme park? Prepare to be dazzled by an old-school state that’s full of surprises.

The Times – A Moomin Cruise Voyage

A cruise between Helsinki and Stockholm brings Tove Jansson’s charming children’s book characters to life.

Family Travel Magazine – A Wild West Family Roadtrip

Away from California’s mega-theme parks, lives a world of weird and wonderful nostalgic attractions – from cowboy film sets and retro diners to roadside dinosaurs and caveman themed motel rooms.

Little London – A Postcard from Botswana

Zoey Goto heads on a rather wild holiday with her 7-year-old daughter.

Drift – A First-Timer’s Guide to a Family Safari

I was recently asked to name the best place to take kids on holiday, and without missing a beat I knew the answer – on an African safari! Whilst this may not be an obvious choice for many families, a safari trip with children is well worth putting on to the table for consideration.

Absolutely Mama – Visit Moomin World in Finland

Fan of the magical Moomins? Head to Finland to discover Tove Jansson’s timeless creations.

Baby Magazine – Packing Light

Zoey Goto shows families how to travel with a baby and just hand luggage.

Drift – Off the Beaten Track in Sri Lanka

Zoey Goto visited the island to explore the road less traveled.

Absolutely Mama – Road Tripping Through Texas

Zoey Goto took her family on a road trip through the Lone Star State.

Baby Magazine – & Breathe Retreat at the Fours Seasons Hampshire

Zoey Goto and her nine-month old escaped to the country for 24 hours of restrictive self-care.

Family Travel Magazine – Amazing Africa

When it comes to Botswana, it’s not just a case of lions and tigers and bears…

Baby Magazine – Green Getaways

Zoey Goto rounds up the best eco-friendly holiday destinations for families, both in the UK and overseas.

Family Travel Magazine – 48 Hours in London

From visiting the Queen’s palace to attending a teddy bears picnic or a smoking-hot science-themed high tea, local Zoey Goto knows just how to spend an action-packed 48 hours in London with kids.

Little London – The Delights of America’s Deep South

A road trip through Southern America with a five-year-old, whilst pregnant, might sound like a nightmare to some. But for Zoey Goto, it proved to be their best holiday yet.

Junior – Moomin Fans: Top 5 Must-Visit Destinations in Europe Not to Miss!

Fan of the Moomin’s? Then these must-see European destinations should be on your bucket list says our writer (and mother of two Moomin-mad children)…

Rock N Roll Bride – Palm Springs Honeymoon Guide

With its mid-century architecture, Instagram-worthy hotels, vintage shopping and year-round sunshine, it’s no wonder that this desert destination was the weekend escape for the rich and famous during the Golden Era of Hollywood.

Junior – Los Angeles: 10 Awesome Things To Do With Kids

If you can face the long-haul flight with kids, then Los Angeles repays you a wealth of family-friendly activities. We look at the top things to do with children in La La Land.

Modern Weekly – Boundary Hotel Feature

Zoey Goto looks at Terence Conran’s latest offering.

Rock N Roll Bride – Madonna Inn Review

If Liberace and Disney collaborated to create a motel, the result would be California’s Madonna Inn.