Meet the Team

Helen Hutchings – Founder

“ started from an impulse that I just had to get out of my head, but it really is a team effort now.

Read more about me…

Emma Peat – Creative & Technical

“I am the visual and techy director of We are constantly growing our resource for travellers all over the world, and my forte is turning the team's ideas (and my own) into a workable format for the website. I ensure everything it is easy to use and interact with; I love detail.

It's great fun and hugely satisfying to help all our visitors, and the response has been amazing.

Oh… and like the rest of our team, of course I love to travel. I get a real buzz out of seeing my neatly packed suitcase too!”

Our Expert Contributors 

The advice you see on is all based on the personal experience of regular travellers, who have visited these destinations and noted what they felt most (or perhaps more importantly least) comfortable in. Their experiences will make packing easy for you, and it's so rewarding to hear your packing ‘success stories'!