TQT in the media

The Quirky Traveller Media

Over the years my blog, The Quirky Traveller has won various travel writing awards and is included in quite a few Top Lists, which is very rewarding. I’ve also been on TV and radio and appeared in videos and films. Here is a selection of links, should you be interested in finding out more …


The Quirky Traveller News and Interviews

Zoe Dawes aka The Quirky Traveller

Tenby News Award-winning Travel Writer hosts Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards 2018

Cumbria News 24 Locally based blogger bags Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards April 2018

Westmorland Gazette Travel Blogger Zoe Dawes earns awards call April 2018

BBC Breakfast TV (video) Holiday Tips and Travel Advice for 2018 Jan 2018

BBC Breakfast TV with Zoe Dawes aka The Quirky Traveller

BBC Breakfast TV 2017


BBC Breakfast TV (video) Zoe Dawes on Overseas Holiday Price Increases 2017

The Mail: Speaker at Dalton Literary Festival 2017

Taste Lancashire Conference Speakers: Food, Drink and Travel with Zoe Dawes Sept 2017

Visit Lancashire: Catch up with The Quirky Traveller October 2016

The Quirky Traveller on BBC Breakfast TV - Zoe Dawes

BBC Breakfast TV 2016

BBC Breakfast TV (video) Zoe Dawes’s Holiday Booking Tips 2016

Evan Carmichael: Top 100 Business Coaches on Twitter March 2016

Good Life Cottage Company: Welcome to a Quirky World Jan 2016

World of CruisingTelegraph Cruise and Travel Show Speakers – Oct 2015

UK News: Travel writer Zoe wins award – May 2015

Lancashire Evening Post: Quirky Traveller Zoe wins prestigious award – May 2015

Hotter Shoes (video): Quirky Traveller Zoe finds her perfect pair May 2015

Lakes Culture: 5 Minutes with Zoe Dawes May 2015

Dundee News: Blogger visits Dundee – April 2014

Celebrity Cruises: Zoe Dawes – Destination Blogger – Feb 2014

Go Timeshare: Living a Life of Luxury on Malta – Nov 14

World First Wander: Best travel writing on the internet – Dec 2014

Lancashire Life: The Quirky Traveller on her love for Carnforth – October 2013

Bamburgh Castle Inn: Top travel writer pays Bamburgh Castle Inn a visit – Oct 2013

Santa Fe Travelers: Meet the Travel Blogger – The Quirky Traveller Jan 2013

Lash Lash World Travel: Interview with Zoe Dawes of Quirky Traveller April 2012

Plum Deluxe: Looking at life from different angles – Sep 2012

World First Travel Insurance: The Quirky Traveller Favourite Travel Destinations July 2011

Southport Visiter: Welcome to my quirky way of life – Oct 2010

Travel Blog Awards

Top History Culture Blogger Zoe Dawes

DFDS Britain’s Best History & Culture blogger 2015

UK Blog Awards Travel Blog Shortlist 2015

Caribbean Tourism Best Blog Feature 2014

Travel Titbits Britain’s Best Travel Blogger 2011

The Quirky Traveller Video & Film

The Quirky Traveller Lakes TV

Lakes TV The Quirky Traveller South Lake District Tour – Aug 2012

Lakes TV The Quirky North Lake District Tour – Aug 2012

Walks Around Britain From Grasmere to Rydale with The Quirky Traveller – July 2012

Walks Around Britain Zoe reads Wordsworth’s ‘Daffodils’ – Apr 2012

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The Quirky Traveller blog posts, features and articles

Laterooms Blog posts - The Quirky Traveller

Not a Ballerina: Foodie Lessons from Travel (podcast) – July 2017

Not a Ballerina: Life-Changing Travel (podcast) – June 2017

Not a Ballerina: Experiencing Nature on our Travels (podcast) – March 2017

Laterooms.com Blog: Travel articles by The Quirky Traveller ongoing

The World First Wander: Travel Blogs We Love – Sept 2016

Sky Park Secure: Items these Travel Experts Can’t Live Without – Sept 2016

The World First Wander: Travel Blogs We Love – May 2016

Wendy Wu Tours: A Beginner’s Guide to Group Tours April 2016

Good to Go Parking: Travel Expert Series: Vancouver – Feb 2016

Voucher Codes Pro: Top Beaches around the World – Feb 2016

Red Spotted Hanky: Britain’s Most Amazing Locations by UK Top Travel Bloggers – July 2015

Emerald Waterways: A Guide for Solo Cruisers – June 2015

Millican Bags: Meet The Quirky Traveller interview – Aug 2014

Travelodge: Four quirky things to do in the Lake District – Mar 2014

EuroTravelogue: A guided tour through Guernsey – May 2013

Cool Places: A day out in the Forest of Bowland – Sept 2013

Lancashire Life Magazine: The Quirky Traveller and her love for Carnforth – Oct 2013

Visit Britain Blog: UK Travel ideas 2011 – 2013

Wandering Educators: The Quirky Traveller travel articles 2010-2013

Your Guide to the Lake District: 5 of the best lakes in the Lake District Sept 2012

Velvet Escape: My Velvet Escape Travel Tip – The Lake District – June 2011

Travel Blog Lists

Best female travel blogs

Top Solo Women Travel Blogs 2016: Hello Travel – Nov 2016

Best Female Travel Blogs 2016: Credit Monkey – Oct 2016

Solo Travel Rock Stars: JourneyWoman – Jan 2016

Blogs combining travel and self-improvement: The Travel Tester – Oct 2015

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Top Facebook Travel Bloggers: World First Travel Insurance – Oct 2015

Top 10 blogs inspirational blogs for Senior Travellers: Saga Holidays 2015

The Top 100 UK Travel Blogs: Discount My Flights – Aug 2015

Top 100 Travel Blogs 2015: BoB Around the World – July 2015

The Flight Case Company: Top 20 Hottest Travel Blogs of 2015 – July 2015

Trips 100: Family Travel Adventures at Home -May 2015

Spaceships: Top 10 UK Travel Bloggers You Should Be Following – May 2015

Nomad Revelations: List of Top Travel Blogs on the Internet – June 2015

Park Leisure Company: Best Blogs of Lancashire – Sept 2014

World First Travel Insurance: Top 50 UK Travel Blogs – Dec 2014

Holiday Lettings: Top 20 Urban Travel Bloggers – Nov 2014

First Choice: The End of the World Travel Bucket List – Feb 2012

Hostel Bookers: Best Travel Blogs of 2012 – Dec 2012

101 Holidays Blog: Our 25 favourite travel blogs – Aug 2011

Influencers in Travel: Top 50 online travel influencers – Nov 2010

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