Jo Stewart is an Australian travel writer who lives in Melbourne, but spends an inordinate amount of time at airports. She has visited all seven continents and is comfortable mixing it up at both ends—and everywhere in between—of the travel spectrum.Full Bio
Tayla Gentle is a freelance writer and producer specializing in adventure travel. Her work has featured in outlets such as Lonely Planet, AFAR, AWOL and Red Bull Australia. Her spirit country is Myanmar.
One of Australia’s leading travel writers, John Borthwick’s work appears in The Weekend Australian, Fairfax Traveller and many others—all of which keeps him too long away from surfing good waves or hiking some gob-smacking coastline.
Sarah Reid is an Australian travel writer, currently living out of a backpack somewhere in Africa. She specializes in sustainable travel and writes for a range of travel publications in Australia, the UK, the US and beyond.
James Shackell is a freelance journalist with words in The Huffington Post, Red Bull, Canadian Traveler and Smith Journal. One day, he’ll be bumped to business class, and you’ll never hear the end of it.
Travel journalist and video producer Erik Trinidad may be based in Brooklyn, but he spends a lot of time criss-crossing the globe in search of high adventure, exotic food, and scientific curiosities. Credits include National Geographic and Discovery.com.
Nicola Zolin is a photojournalist and writer, interested in the social and environmental transformations at the borders of Europe, Middle East and Asia. His stories deal with the idea of freedom and liberation from society’s structures.
Paula Froelich is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and creator and host of ‘A Broad Abroad’ web series. Originally from Ohio and Kentucky, she currently lives in New York with her lactose-intolerant dachshund, Karl.
Marco Ferrarese is a Penang-based author, travel writer and former punk rock star. He has reported from the lesser-known tracks of 60+ countries, hitchhiked from China to Italy, and written guidebooks for Rough Guides and Fodor’s.
Writer and environmentalist Huw Kingston has spent over 30 years undertaking long, human-powered journeys in wild places, and has long been involved campaigning against single-use plastics.
Luke is a Wales-based writer and author whose latest novel, Song Castle, is set in 12th-century Wales. He writes primarily on wildernesses, specializing in Britain and the Andes/Amazon. As well as bylines for the BBC, Independent, Telegraph and others, he has contributed to 50+ travel/reference books.
Alex King is a British freelance journalist based between Athens and London. Before moving to Athens, he was staff writer at Huck Magazine. He now contributes regularly to Huck, Vice, Noisey, Dazed & Confused, VolteFace, If You Leave, Bikevibe Journal & more.
Travel writer, broadcaster and ex-newspaper journalist Andrew Eames writes for UK publications from the Financial Times to the Sunday Mirror. He’s also the author of five books and often speaks at travel writing seminars.
Toronto-based writer Tim Johnson spends most of his days searching for a new story and a good adventure—he’s visited 135 countries on all seven continents, and written for CNN Travel, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, and more.
Cam Hassard is managing editor at Caddie Magazine and features writer for Junkee, AWOL, Carryology, Fairfax Media, and more. He’s eaten ant salad in Laos, hauled trucks from NYC to Vegas, and destroyed himself on the Camino de Santiago. Originally from Melbourne, he currently calls Berlin home.
Kerry Walker is an award-winning travel writer, photographer, prolific Lonely Planet guidebook author, and the Telegraph’s expert for Wales where she’s based. An adventure addict, she loves mountains, cold places and wilderness.
British travel writer David Whitley spends a lot of time on the far side of the world, with a passion for all things outback and out-of-the-ordinary. Bylines include National Geographic Traveller, Sunday Times Travel Magazine and Sydney Morning Herald.
John Malathronas is a London-based travel writer whose foreign language skills allow him to get under the skin of a destination. He has authored or co-authored 20 books and has bylines in CNN Travel, National Geographic Traveller and the Daily Telegraph.
Brooke Nolan is a writer and adventurer from the UK who’s recently made Sydney her home. She’s happiest camped on a mountain under the stars, and is a firm believer that nature is all the medicine we need.
Holly’s passion for travelling the world responsibly started in 2008 when she set off on a 20-month around-the-world-without-flying adventure. After sailing, cycling, walking and hitchhiking oceans, deserts and mountain ranges, Holly returned to London to spread the word about sustainable travel.
Born in Yorkshire and based in London, Joey Tyson is a freelance travel writer for a variety of consumer and trade publications. He enjoys the unusual, loves the outdoors and thinks it’s people that make travel worth writing about.
Juliet Rix is an award-winning travel writer, journalist, author and broadcaster. She works for the Telegraph, Times, Guardian, BBC Radio and many others, and is the author of Malta & Gozo (Bradt Guides, 4th edition, 2019).
Formerly web editor for Rough Guides and loveEXPLORING, Lottie Gross is a travel writer and photographer published in AFAR, National Geographic Traveller UK and World Travel Magazine. Living in London, she’s happiest eating local specialities in warmer climes.
Award-winning photographer and travel writer Nori Jemil lives between London and Perth, Australia. She writes for numerous publications including Rough Guides and National Geographic Traveller UK, and teaches travel photography courses.
Stacey McKenna is a Colorado-based freelance writer who covers travel, nature, science and adventure. Whether airing out family roots or excavating the truth behind a Bahamian wild horse extinction, she’s always seeking deep stories with wide-angle context.
James Stewart is an award-winnning journalist who writes for UK newspapers and magazines such as the Sunday Times, Guardian, Telegraph, and Wanderlust. A sailor, surfer and diver, he practically has salt water for blood.
JoAnna Haugen is a writer, public speaker, and founder of Rooted, a storytelling platform at the intersection of sustainable travel, environmental conservation, and community-based advocacy efforts. A returned Peace Corps volunteer, international election observer, and intrepid traveler, JoAnna currently lives in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Kristen Pope is a freelance writer and editor who writes about outdoor adventure, travel, science and wildlife. She is a media member of the Adventure Travel Trade Association and is always planning her next adventure.
Sue Watt is an award-winning London-based writer with a passion for African travel and conservation. Her bylines appear in The Times, The Telegraph, The Independent, BBC Wildlife, Travel Africa and Luxury Travel Magazine.
Karen is a freelance writer from Scotland, whose articles have appeared in publications including Condé Nast Traveler, BBC Travel, The Guardian and Canadian Geographic Travel. She is particularly drawn to remote places, the far North and cold islands.
A California-born travel writer and editor who splits his time between between London and Lisbon, Alex Robertson Textor has written for numerous publications and is also the publisher-editor of new travel magazine Fields & Stations.
Antonia is a travel writer who loves to wander alone in remote regions. Her latest book, Land of the Dawn-Lit Mountains. was shortlisted for Stanford’s Adventure Travel Book of the Year 2018 and she writes for The Guardian, The Telegraph and others.
Kellie Lafranchi is a freelance photographer who’s always chasing the light with camera in hand. Inspired by nature and generally curious, she specializes in documenting compelling visual subjects and the stories that unfold through them.
Tamara Hinson is a freelance travel writer whose favorite places include India, Vietnam, Singapore and Zambia. A former snowboard instructor, she has a soft spot for the mountains and is also a keen mountain biker who’s cycled around Aruba, Tanzania and Gozo.
Having started off in public relations for travel companies, Richard Mellor realized he preferred writing about foreign lands to promoting them to journalists—and swapped sides. London-based, he chiefly covers less-trodden parts of Britain and Europe.
Gavin Haines is a freelance scribe specializing in travel and environmental reporting, with bylines in BBC Travel, National Geographic Traveller and the Telegraph. His favorite destinations are Scotland, The Netherlands and Rwanda. He was once mauled by an otter in Dudley.
Shaney Hudson is an award-winning travel writer based in Sydney, Australia. She is a contributor to a variety of Australia, UK and US publications, and likes to go where the wild things are.
Matthew Teller is a freelance journalist and broadcaster. He writes for media in Britain and around the world, is a long-standing author for Rough Guides, and produces and presents documentaries for BBC Radio.
Louise Southerden is an award-winning Australian travel writer and author with a passion for simple, sustainable living—at home and away.