Rachel Howard is a writer, editor and strategic communications expert based between London and Athens. The author of two best-selling guides to Secret London, she is a regular contributor to Conde Nast Traveller, National Geographic Traveler, and The Guardian, among others. Rachel writes mainly on travel, environmental issues, and the arts. She also provides editorial, media, and copywriting services to high-profile clients in the non-profit, political and tourism sectors. She previously worked for 10 years as a media advisor and speechwriter for the Greek foreign minister and prime minister.