Caroline Sylger Jones has over 25 years experience writing for international press and has contributed regularly to most major newspapers and magazines in the UK. She’s the Retreat Editor of Psychologies magazine, the Founder and Co-Director of Queen of Retreats , the Features Editor of It Must Be Now and the author of Body & Soul Escapes and Body & Soul Escapes: Britain & Ireland (Footprint), Caroline also sells her travel photography on Alamy and has been an expert speaker on Radio 4’s programme The Traveller’s Tree.

Credits (also see cuttings).

Newspapers & Magazines: Caroline has written regular reviews, features and round ups for The Times, The Times Magazine, The Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph, The Independent and The Guardian, and is the Retreat Editor at Psychologies magazine. Since the 1990s she has written for a huge range of other publications including The National (UAE), where she was also a columnist for over two years. Other credits include The Telegraph’s Ultra Travel magazine, The Evening Standard, Condé Nast Traveller and its annual spa guide, Tatler and its annual spa guide, Elle, Red, Homes & Gardens, Health & Fitness magazine, Wanderlust, Om Yoga, Sainsbury’s Magazine, Women’s Own, Men’s Health, BA High Life, Oryx Magazine, Positive News and John Lewis Edition.

Websites: Caroline is founder and co-director of Queen of Retreats, the features editor of, and a spa columnist for She’s contributed to The Huffington Post, i-escape, Cool Places, Travel Supermarket and

Books: Caroline is the author of Body and Soul Escapes (2007, Footprint Book) and Body and Soul Escapes: Britain and Ireland (2009, Footprint Books). She has contributed to 1001 Escapes To Make Before You Die (Octopus Books), The Rough Guide to India(Penguin), Special Places to Stay in India (Alastair Sawdays), Explorer India (Fodors) and Further Traveller’s Tales from Heaven and Hell (Eye Books).