Press and Media

As a freelance travel journalist, I write for many media titles and regularly appear on BBC radio as a travel expert and journalist.

My Pip and the City website and podcast – Travel Goals, have also been featured and recommended by many different media outlets.

I have also been interviewed for several media outlets and travel companies, including Holiday Pirates, Which Magazine and BBC.

Pip and the City Press and Media

Travel journalism

I have provided travel-related content for several travel websites, including Ice Lolly, Expedia and Jetaway, Jet2’s ‘JetAway’ Inflight Magazine.

In addition, I am also a freelance travel journalist for various travel publications and media outlets, including National Geographic, Lonely Planet, the Independent, Rough Guides, the Travel Magazine, Bradt Guides and Culture Trip. You can see my online journalism portfolio here: Portia Jones Portfolio.


I’m a regular travel contributor to BBC Radio and have been asked to provide travel expertise on various BBC Radio shows.

I have also been a reoccurring guest on several shows providing a summer travel series, inspiring listeners on where to travel.

I have also been featured on BBC Sesh, providing video content on travel photography.

Travel writing recognition

I have been shortlisted as ‘Best New blogger’ at the Vuelio Blog Awards 2017 and shortlisted as The Post Office Travel Blogger of the year 2018.

I was also shortlisted for a travel writing award at the Visit Holland Press Awards in 2019.

I was featured on Transfer Travel’s ‘Travel Bloggers to watch’ and was named one of Alternative Airline’s favourite solo travel blogs.

Mytravel podcast – the Travel Goals Podcast, was also listed by Travel Massive as ‘30 Travel Podcasters You Should Listen To‘.


If you would like to feature Pip and the City in your media publication, please get in touch via the Contact Page.