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Lydia Winter

Lydia Winter editor


Having started out on Escapism's sister title, Foodism, Lydia swapped restaurants for hotels, and a constant hangover for constant jet lag. It's far from all bad, though; she now gets to travel to incredible places and meet amazing people along the way – and she'll talk about it incessantly at any given opportunity. When not recovering from her latest jaunt, Lydia can be found stalking other people's cats, attempting to play netball and picking coriander out of her food. 

Lydia Winter's articles

Sustainable holiday ideas: in search of a better break

From eco hotels to 'voluntourism', these trips all do their bit for sustainability in travel. Take note...

Standon Calling: festival review

We spent a weekend grooving to Laura Mvula, skanking to Mike Skinner, and eating gourmet street food at Standon Calling, a festival just outside North London

Belize, Central America: ancient ruins, iguanas and hipster-style street food

From untouched ancient ruins to pristine white beaches, Belize ticks all of the dream getaway boxes – yet it's still just under the radar. We explore a Central American country that's just waiting to be discovered

Ricky Whittle Interview: The American Gods actor's guide to LA

The Oldham-born American Gods star tells us about the best places to eat, sleep and play in the City of Angels

UK Hotel Review: The Greenbank Hotel, Falmouth

For a food-filled weekend break, head to picturesque – and surprisingly trendy – Falmouth in Cornwall