Stuart is a history graduate and a widely published freelance travel journalist based in north-east England. He was awarded the 2017 British Annual Canada Travel Award for best online coverage for a feature published on Go Eat Do ( www.go-eat-do.com). Stuart was named Journalist of the Year at the Holland Press Awards in 2015 and 2016. His work has been published by the likes of the Mail on Sunday, National Geographic Traveller and Rough Guides. Stuart also undertakes photographic commissions and is a director of Why Eye Photography ( www.whyeyephotography.com).