Christopher’s career has been dedicated to the travel business and international property.
Educated in Hotel Management at Leeds Beckett University, his first job was catering manager on Caribbean cruise liners. He worked in hotels and restaurants around the world before opening his own restaurant in 1993.
10 years later Christopher’s first book was published, Maximum Diner, and Chris moved from running businesses to writing about them.
Having gained a PGDip in Dramatic Writing at Sussex University and a NCTJ Journalism qualification at City College Brighton, Chris became a journalist and then editor in 2005.
Having edited Property Guides and led a team of writers around the world since 2016, Chris has an unrivalled knowledge of the global property market, combined with a deep understanding of what British property buyers abroad need to make their purchase safely.
Books: Weekends to Brag About, co-written guidebooks to Mallorca and Cyclades (Harper Collins).
Magazines and newspapers: Everything Spain, America magazine, France magazine, Sunday Times, Mail on Sunday, Discover Britain, Monarch Airlines, Flybe Airlines, Saga magazine.
Books: A Place in the Sun, Spain (Channel 4) (co-written)
Magazines and newspapers: OPP (Overseas Property Professional – Editor), AIPP guides (Association of International Property Professionals - Editor) A Place in the Sun’s America (Editor), A Place in the Sun magazine, The Times Bricks and Mortar, Property Hub, Spain Magazine.
As property hunter and features writer for A Place in the Sun magazine for over ten years, Chris helped hundreds of people to fulfil their dream of owning a home abroad.
Business and Finance
Books: Maximum Diner
Magazines and newspapers: Daily Telegraph, Barclays Bank, Nat West Bank, Direct Line Insurance.
P&O ferries has cancelled all of its ferry sailings to France for the next few days and instructed its ships to stay in port (Thursday 17 March), as it announces 800 job losses in an attempt to ensure survival. Some staff, however, are refusing to leave the ships. According to some reports, P&O plans to sack all of its British seafaring staff.
As the popular state which includes the city of Perth finally open its borders to international travelers, what can property buyers in Western Australia expect? What are the new rules and how expensive are homes in WA after two years?
With a wide choice of villas for sale in western Cyprus at reasonable prices, a move or holiday home there need not break the bank. It’s your opportunity to live in a beautiful property in Cyprus while leaving enough from the sale of an average UK home to finance a lifestyle that’s both active and leisurely.
A new project funded largely by Ryanair’s passeners is helping to rewild a part of the Algarve blighted by forest fires. It’s all good news for the local Algarve wildlife, countryside and its residents.
How worried should overseas property buyers be about the wildlife and the growing trend for rewilding? With wolves now seen as far north as Dieppe, and Spain’s lynx population growing by 10 times over the past two decades, anyone buying property in more remote areas of our favourite overseas destinations should know where the wild things are. Property Guides investigates, and asks the experts.