#Team Coco

House of Coco is powered by our team of professional adventurers. Our team members are based across the globe and all share the insatiable desire to dig deep – and share what they find. Get nosey and see what TeamCoco has been up to…

Laura Bartlett

Laura Bartlett

Northern girl Laura is the epitome of a true entrepreneur. Laura’s spirit for adventure and passion for people blaze through House of Coco. She founded House of Coco in 2014 and has grown it in to an internationally recognised brand whilst having a lot of fun along the way. Travel is in her DNA and she is a true visionary and a global citizen.

Gina Buckney

Gina Buckney

Gina Buckney is a northern business woman with success on her side. With a keen interest in workplace wellbeing, when she isn't delivering talks to some of the worlds biggest tech brands, she is often travelling the world with her little dog, Angel Face. With a penchant for luxury, her happy place is with a glass of champagne in her hand whilst enjoying jaw dropping views from the most luxurious hotels around the world.

Beth Windsor

Beth Windsor

Former flight attendant turned feature writer, Beth has travelled to over 74 countries and counting, but now resides in the genteel spa town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire. When she's not hiking with her spaniel or testing out the latest fitness craze, she can be found living the high life across Yorkshire and beyond.

Amanda Fulton

Amanda Fulton

Also known as Ginger Mum Style, Amanda is a lover of all things law of attraction, fashion and style. Also a luxury travel writer, Amanda is always seeking out the most unique and luxurious experiences around the world.

Demi Aspey

Demi Aspey

Demi is an aspiring TV & Film writer who is currently studying for a PhD in screenwriting. She works as a freelance writer and loves exploring locations that have been made famous on our screens.

Elena Murzello

Elena Murzello

The daughter of a Filipino-Chinese mother and an Italian-East Indian father, she comes by her exotic global influences naturally. After pursuing degrees at the University of Victoria (Nursing), and the University of British Columbia where she got her MBA, she packed her passport and headed out to the airport. Stops in Buenos Aires, London, Paris, Barcelona, Rome, Dubai and Tokyo gave this world traveler a true appreciation of the international lifestyle. Elena authored the book The Love List: A Guide To Getting Who You Want, which was published in 2013. Elena has appeared on the Tamron Hall Show, NBC News BETTER, The Today Show (Australia) and Good Morning Washington. She has also published countless pieces for both online and print: Thrive Global, Huffington Post Canada, Cosmopolitan UK, BELLA and RESIDENT Magazine. And now, House of Coco. Besides being a published author, the multi-talented Murzello also secured a reoccurring acting role on the Showtime series The L Word, (available on Netflix) and has appeared in television commercials for international brands such as AT&T.

Bandi Manzini

Bandi Manzini

Bandi Manzini has worked at some of the leading publications in the UK and she has earned her stripes. With her interests spanning from beauty to travel, she always delivers her content with a slice of melanin magic.

    Lydia Matthews

    Lydia Matthews

    As our London Correspondent, Lydia explores all that makes the capital come to life from coffee shops to wine bars, cabaret shows, city staycations and all things culture.

      Hayley Rubery

      Hayley Rubery

      Hayley Rubery is our Interiors Editor who loves to marry her love of interiors with her passion for travel. Whether you want to recreate a luxury hotel vibe in your home or you have a passion for solo female travel, then Hayley is the girl for the job.

        Taheed Khan

        Taheed Khan

        Taheed Khan is an OG at our magazine. From shooting the covers of our magazine all ove the world to having his finger on the pulse with the latest in fashion, Taheed is a serious powerhouse when it comes to creativity.

          Penny Lee

          Penny Lee

          Penny Lee is a true adventurer, often found wild swimming or throwing herself down a mountain on a board. She’s effortlessly cool and creative with an eye for a good photo.

            Tilly-Jayne Kidman

            Tilly-Jayne Kidman

            Her home has the perfect Instagram aesthetic. Beautifully curated shelves of the most magnificent plants. A proud Van life loving vegan who loves to explore the world.

              Rachael Lindsay

              Rachael Lindsay

              Rachael is about sustainable living and loves writing about everything from veganism to eco travel. She loves running, yoga and vegan food.

                Amira Arasteh

                Amira Arasteh

                Always looking for exciting opportunities to travel, eat fabulous food, and enjoy the fashionable-side of life, Amira writes with passion, enthusiasm and genuine interest.

                  Vanessa Gainford

                  Vanessa Gainford

                  Self-professed fragrance obsessed, Dubai-based Vanessa is a beauty and travel contributor. When not writing, you’ll find her meditating, swimming and/or sipping a cocktail (in Greece, preferably).

                    Alexandra Delf

                    Alexandra Delf

                    A lover of the great outdoors and luxury travel, Alexandra enjoys fighting off the jet-lag by trying the newest spa trend or fitness experience.

                      Deborah Arantes

                      Deborah Arantes

                      Our girl has travelled the world from a young age. Deborah can be found covering new openings or alternatively on a beach in Ibiza – her spiritual home.

                        Rachel McAlley

                        Rachel McAlley

                        A veteran in global travel, Rachel also loves to explore hidden gems on home turf. She’s a writing connoisseur of Britain’s best hotels and beauty products.

                          Beth Roberts

                          Beth Roberts

                          Just as likely to be found camping in Namibia as she is in a luxury villa, Beth is all about experiential travel, her prose taking us along on every adventure.

                            Anji McGrandles

                            Anji McGrandles

                            Anji is our resident wellbeing coach and expert. She loves experiencing wellness destinations and checking out the latest wellness products, books and events.

                            Eulanda and Omo

                            Eulanda and Omo

                            Eulanda is a London based photographer and videographer who loves the rush of planning a new adventure, and the evocative intersections that food culture leads her to. Omo is a London-based writer, travel blogger and digital content creator. He has a penchant for covering anything travel tech and food culture related.

                            Baldwin Ho

                            Baldwin Ho

                            An intrepid adventurer and foodie, Baldwin is always on the lookout for latest trends on the culinary scene as well as pushing himself out of his comfort zone in trying out new activities. He has a particularly keen interest in food and travel photography.

                            Hannah Gregory

                            Hannah Gregory

                            MasterChef quarter finalist, food and travel writer and mental health muser Hannah Gregory is always on a quest for her next adventure. Happiest with a glass full of wine, a belly full of food and sun on her skin, she is constantly on the hunt for food led travel destinations.

                            Debby Donnelly-Addison

                            Debby Donnelly-Addison

                            Food editor Debby travels the world in search of the best epicurean experiences.

                            Laura.Bartlett

                            Laura.Bartlett

                            Northern girl Laura is the epitome of a true entrepreneur. Laura’s spirit for adventure and passion for people blaze through House of Coco. She founded House of Coco in 2014 and has grown it in to an internationally recognised brand whilst having a lot of fun along the way. Travel is in her DNA and she is a true visionary and a global citizen.

                              Emma Harrison

                              Emma Harrison

                              Music editor, Emma, is in her element at gigs, listening to records or playing her ukelele and has freelanced as a writer for the past 6 years.