Kate Simon

Kate Simon is the Travel Correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday. She was Travel Editor of The Independent on Sunday from 2005 to 2011. Kate is also the co-founder of Little Black Book Creative (www.lbbcreative.co.uk), which offers editorial services, media relations consultancy and travel-writing training.

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Writer's retreat: Tove and Tuuti pull ashore at Klovharu

Finland: It's Moomin marvellous

Kate Simon visits the fairytale archipelago which inspired Tove Jansson, born 100 years ago
Explore's new Kasbahs and Camels tour visits the Moroccan desert

Get set for summer: Hot

 

Go hiking in the Dolomites from the new Adler Mountain Lodge

Get set for summer: High

 

The Messini Beach Club in Greece offers a range of watersports

Get set for summer: Windy

 

Europe's longest zipline can be found at Zip World in
Snowdonia

Get set for summer: Fast

 

Enjoy animal encounters on a trip to Borneo

Get set for summer: Far

 

The Wild Atlantic Way, West of Ireland

Get set for summer

Kate Simon finds some extremely appealing getaway ideas
Imaginative Traveller is offering the chance to sail Croatia's rivers this summer

Get set for summer: Wet

 

The Blue Lagoon is part of a family-friendly itinerary around Iceland

Get set for summer: Wild

 

Familes can make music at the Dartington International Summer School

Get set for summer: Slow

 

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