Jim Whyte

High-tailing ink slinger

Jim Whyte spent ten years in marketing before fatefully asking The Guardian to send him somewhere cold. He was promptly dispatched to Siberia for the winter to file a series of travel articles. After requesting somewhere a bit warmer for his next assignment, they sent him to ride a camel across the Sahara. Now reacquainted with a far more stylish and comfortable form of travel with Mr & Mrs Smith, Jim is resolutely sticking to his first loves of yachts, sundowners and Italian ice cream.

Jim Whyte anonymously reviewed the following hotels and travel destinations: