About this blog

This page provides an overview about this blog. Go Eat Do is a travel and food blog created by the award-winning travel and food journalist Stuart Forster.

About this blog

Go Eat Do is a blog whose chief focus is affordable luxury travel. You’ll find content that’s inspirational, aspirational and informative. You can find travel tips, information about the best places to visit and things to do while at a destination. Suggestions about food and drink plus interviews with chefs also feature on the website. It’s aimed at keen travellers and foodies looking for ideas about luxurious yet affordable places to visit and delicious flavours to taste.

If you’re passionate about travel, love staying in chic accommodation and dining in quality restaurants please follow Go Eat Do for suggestions.

The aim of Go Eat Do is to provide ideas so you can enjoy a touch of luxury without paying over the odds.

Award-winning travel writer

Stuart was named Travel Writer of the Decade at the Netherlands Press Awards of 2020. That accolade followed on from being named Journalist of the Year at the Holland Press Awards of 2015, 2016 and 2019.

He was presented with a BACTA, a British Annual Canada Travel Award, for Best Online Coverage in 2017. That reflects his passion for Canada and Canadian wildlife. Fittingly, the award was a beautifully sculpted glass polar bear. You can find several stories about wildlife, including polar bears, here on Go Eat Do.

Stuart has also been shortlisted for several other major journalistic, travel writing and blogging awards. Find out more on the awards for Stuart page of this website.

Please contact Go Eat Do to get in touch if you want to commission Stuart to produce copy or content for your publication or business.

Travel blogger Stuart Forster standing at night by one of the Hopewell Rocks by the shore of the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick, Canada
Stuart standing at night at the Hopewell Rocks in New Brunswick, Canada.

Applying high, professional standards

Stuart’s work has been published in national newspapers, travel magazines and on travel websites. They include the likes of National Geographic Traveller, Rough Guides, and The Independent plus many more highly regarded national and international publications.

When creating posts for Go Eat Do, Stuart applies the same high standards that you’d also expect to see in glossy travel publications.

He is a member of the British Guild of Beer Writers, British Guild of Travel Writers and National Union of Journalists.

A UK travel blogger

Go Eat Do is based in the north-east of England. As a North East blogger, Stuart frequently publishes posts about destinations, tourism attractions and restaurants in Northumberland, County Durham plus Tyne and Wear.

If you are a PR or work in marketing and communications and represent a food- or travel-related business or brand, please get in touch.

I’m keen to hear about new openings and developments regarding tourist attractions, luxury and boutique hotels. News about restaurants, pubs and bars in and around Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, Durham City and Sunderland is very welcome.

Want to know more about Go Eat Do? Please request a media pack. I’d love to discuss potential opportunities for cooperation.

Regional, national and international travel ideas

Go Eat Do also strives to provide ideas for travel from further afield. That means publishing travel blogs from across the United Kingdom and international destinations. PRs and people representing businesses in the food, drink and travel sectors are always welcome to make contact.

This blog is here to inform and entertain you. It includes:

  • Places that provide high quality travel experiences and recommendations for that all important great night’s sleep
  • Outstanding attractions and experiences that you shouldn’t miss

A food and drink blogger

Stuart frequently interviews chefs and talks to food and drink producers. He’s an experienced food writer and photographer. Take a look at Go Eat Do for ideas about:

  • Quality food and drink ideas
  • Recipes for dishes and cocktails that you may enjoy making at home
  • Restaurants to visit

Welcome to Go Eat Do

Keep visiting Go Eat Do as Stuart continues to explore destinations, restaurants and interview to people during his travels. Checking back regularly as he adds posts about what life has to offer, including ideas for new experiences and recipes to try at home.

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