About the team - MSN Travel
Acting Travel Editor: Jess Edwards
Jess started her career in online publishing five years ago right here at MSN during her University holidays.
Post-graduation, she took up a full-time post in advertising before moving to the editorial team earlier this year to work as Lifestyle Editor on Her, Food and Travel.
She loves travel and fashion – despite the damage it does to her wallet – as well as Glee, Great British Bake Off and Homeland (read: every episode without fail).
Lifestyle Editor: Ginny Weeks
After completing her Fashion Journalism degree at UCCA back in 2007, Ginny began working as a trend forecaster and reporter for WGSN- the world’s top trend forecasting service for the fashion and lifestyle industries.
Here she worked for clients as diverse as Topshop, YSL Beauty and Ferrari.
Then, after a brief diversion into fashion and beauty PR, she returned to her real passion - writing travel, fashion, beauty and motoring features, most recently for magazines SLiNK, 1883, Top Gear and now MSN Lifestyle.
Rachel Burge, Travel writer
Rachel Burge works as a freelance travel and lifestyle writer. Originally from Worcestershire, after graduating from university, Rachel spent a year travelling the world, working her way around India, South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
After returning to England, Rachel wrote travel features for a Brighton-based magazine before going on to work for a lifestyle magazine publishing company. After making the move to online media, Rachel worked in London for seven years before moving back to East Sussex to pursue a career as a freelance writer.
Rachel now writes for websites and magazines including MSN Travel, Cosmopolitan, Aol, Yahoo, ivillage, Channel4 beauty, MTV, Sky and Everyday Health. As a contributor to MSN Travel she has written about everything from how to survive a plane crash to visiting Britain’s best gardens. Her favourite places are Thailand and New Zealand, and her worst moment abroad was being covered in bed bug bites from head to toe in Malaysia.
David Whitley, Travel Writer
David Whitley is a travel writer who globetrots the world writing for the likes of BBC Travel, National Geographic Traveller (UK) and the Sydney Morning Herald. It's basically an elaborate excuse to hunt down bizarre museums and mini-golf courses, but it provides excellent cover. He blogs at www.grumpytraveller.com and he's @MrDavidWhitley on Twitter.
Andy Jarosz, Travel Writer
Andy is a freelance travel writer who contributes regularly for BBC Travel, National Geographic Traveller and Coast Magazine. He also owns 501places.com, recently listed by The Times in their 50 Top Travel Websites list. Andy has been an avid traveller since the age of 5, when he ventured 9 miles from home in search of his first adventure before being found by his panic-stricken parents.
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- Collecting lots of momentos and keeping them in a safe place
- Creating an online photo album and sharing with friends
- Keeping my personal digital photo collection to look back to
- Not really bothered about photos or momentos, the memories are in my head