Lesley Bellew

Lesley Bellew is a freelance journalist specialising in the cruise industry.

Latest Articles from Lesley

Woburn Abbey bog garden
Home & Garden

Woburn Abbey reborn

The down-to-earth duchess is transforming the gardens of one of Britain’s greatest estates.

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Bearded irises
Home & Garden

All eyes on irises

Be inspired by gorgeous irises at this year's Chelsea Flower Show.

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Emirates Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth
Travel Advice

Cruising from the UK

The benefits of taking a cruise from one of the UK's many ports.

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The Old Town in Stockholm
Travel Advice

Things to see on a Baltic cruise

The top places to visit on a Baltic cruise.

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La Seu, the gothic medieval cathedral of Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Travel Advice

Cruising the islands of the Mediterranean

There’s no better way to explore the Mediterranean islands than by cruise ship.

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La Sagrada Familia
Travel Advice

Cruising around the Mediterranean

Travel journalist Lesley Bellew reveals why the Mediterranean is the No.1 cruise destination.

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Lady tipping waiter
Travel Advice

Tipping on a cruise

Don’t be shy, let’s talk about tipping, writes cruise journalist Lesley Bellew.

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Mount Teide and it's surrounding area
Travel Advice

Canary Island Cruises

The top things to see and do on a Canary Island cruise.

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Keeping fit on a cruise
Travel Advice

Keeping fit on a cruise

Hints and tips on how to keep fit on a cruise and avoid weight gain.

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