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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Fell running in the Lake District

Cheap trips for 2015: Break the mould, but not the bank

If one of your New Year's resolutions was to be more careful with your cash, Sarah Baxter has some great ways to reinvigorate your life and stay on budget

Burma Adventure Bike Trip

Burma: Challenge yourself with a mountain trek or let a truck do the hard work

From overlanding trips to meeting the nomadic Moken tribe, now is the time to plan a visit, writes Sarah Baxter

Stand-up paddleboarding in Tobago

Tobago by night: Paddle boarding with bioluminescence

The nightlife on this Caribbean island takes an unusual form. And, as Sarah Baxter found, it's best enjoyed with a paddle and a board

St David’s Day 2015: Don’t get in a stew, just pass the 'Cawl Crawl' map

Cawl is a traditional Welsh chunky meat and vegetable soup

Pool with a view: Thermae Bath Spa

Bath travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

With literary luminaries descending on the city this week, now is the time to stroll the streets that inspired the likes of Austen and Dickens, says Sarah Baxter

One of the bedrooms at No 33, Hunstanton

No 33, Hunstanton, Norfolk: A Victorian renovation that shows why East Anglia could be the next big coastal getaway

Sarah Baxter visits the Victorian villa which claims to be Hunstanton's first boutique B&B

One of the bedrooms (main) at No 33

No 33 Hunstanton, Norfolk: A stylish coastal getaway

With a slew of Victorian houses, a lovely beach and sea-dipping sunsets, it seems only a matter of time before the gentrification inches out to The Wash

In Zanzibar with Wild Fitness

Make a travel resolution: Learn a new skill or be more adventurous

It's that time again, when we vow to get thinner, fitter or better by making new year's resolutions. The truth is, the vast majority of people fail to keep their 1 January pledges – but, by starting them in inspiring surrounds, you might be more motivated to continue

Paddling into shore

St Lucia: Time to get active

The BodyHoliday LeSport resort uses St Lucia's natural assets to encourage guests to get physical. Sarah Baxter limbers up
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

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