Helena Smith

Special guest

Helena Smith is a freelance writer, photographer and project manager based in London. Her topics are travel, east London, community and country escapes. Key skills are writing, photography, initiating projects, project management, editing and interviewing.

Helena is a winner of Vogue's annual writing contest, and the Independent on Sunday travel writing competition. She has worked on the staff at Rough Guides for eight years, becoming a managing editor, and went freelance to focus on her own writing and photography.

Since then she has travelled the world for Rough Guides, Lonely Planet, Bradt and other publishers, writing about hikes, camping, glamping, independent travel and country escapes.

Helena Smith has been a guest on 1 episode.