Sarah Baxter

Sarah Baxter is part-time Associate Editor of Wanderlust travel magazine and a part-time freelance travel journalist and editor. She has written many features for The Independent, as well as for other newspapers, magazines, blogs and books. She loves exploring the great outdoors, and when she's not thinking travel, she's likely lacing up for a run instead.

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The writing shed in which Dylan Thomas worked

Dylan Thomas: Five ways to follow in his footsteps

Mark the centenary of one of Wales's greatest poets at events, exhibitions and several pubs

Starstruck: night sky at the Athabasca Valley in Canada's Jasper National Park

Stargazing holidays: Traveller's Guide

The night sky is fascinating and there are more opportunities than ever for marvelling at its dazzling displays, writes Sarah Baxter
Zest for life: lemons growing on a farm near Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento farm stay: Mellow yellow

The Sorrento Coast may be known for its glitzy beach resorts, but far more enchanting are its sun-drenched lemon groves, as Sarah Baxter discovered on a fragrant farm stay

Active Wales: Go cycling, walking, hiking, biking, zip-lining and more

They’ll even let you try a trampoline in a mine

Old charmer: the Dolaucothi Arms is 200 years old

The Dolaucothi Arms, Pumsaint, Wales: Room service

A coaching inn you'll never want to leave
Island in the sun: Petit Bôt Bay

Guernsey: Speed up to take it slow

A new jet service from Gatwick to Guernsey means it’s even easier to enjoy the delights of this Channel Island on a short break. Sarah Baxter hops across the water for a long weekend of relaxed activity and gourmet delights

Make a splash: the beach at Tolon in Greece

Summer escapes: Holidays on the edge

Europe's varied coastline means there's always somewhere that will appeal to you and your family. From brilliant beaches to activity breaks and villa rentals, Sarah Baxter reveals some shore things

Gorge on industrial history

Paul Bloomfield on the birthplace of a different kind of heavy metal

Visit an English fairy tale

This green and glorious country bursts with history

Castle in the sand: Laugharne's 13th-century relic

Traveller's Guide: Carmarthenshire

Celebrate the centenary of Dylan Thomas's birth by visiting the Garden of Wales where he wrote 'Under Milk Wood', says Sarah Baxter

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