Hazel was Wanderlust's Web Editor from 2014 until 2016, although she first cut her teeth on travel publishing as an editorial intern with Wanderlust in 2010.
Between her stints with us, she lived and worked in the Middle East, where she spent Sunday to Thursday editing luxury travel magazines and her weekends exploring the region on a shoestring.
An internationally-published writer, she has been fortunate enough to visit many places on assignment, although her heart belongs to East Africa and Oman. And the beach bars of Zanzibar...
She now works as a travel editor on a national UK newspaper. Follow her escapades on Twitter: @hazelplush