An award-winning freelance travel writer, editor, guidebook author and broadcast consultant. Published in four continents and 12 languages in over 220 consumer and trade titles (more than 1,750 articles). Author of 9 travel books and editorial consultant to 7 travel documentries. High professional standards, fast turn-around and solid reliability. Extensive accompanying picture library. Tutor and mentor. TV and radio commentator. Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
2011: Regular travel presenter on Alan Titchmarsh show (ITV) www.itv.com
Destinations Travel Show (Earl's Court), WTM (Excel), SWC (Spain), CETA (Spain), Travel Expo (Panama) and bookshops, societies and associations world-wide.
Tutoring & Lecturing:
Universities, Journalism Colleges, Creative Writing Courses and Travel Writing Holidays.
Author & Writer Tours
Colombia (2009), Panama (2009), Guatemala, Cuba, Costa Rica and Nicaragua (2010)
British Guild of Travel Writers 'Travel Guide Writer of the Year' 2005
Kenneth Wescott Jones Prize Winner 2007 & 2008
2009 Nominee PATA Gold Award.
British Guild of Travel Writers
International Travel Writers Alliance
Society of Authors
Society of Women Writers and Journalists
Bradt Travel Guide to Panama - 2005 BGTW 'Guidebook of the Year' winner
Bradt Travel Guide to Colombia
The Time The Place www.newhollandpublishers.co.uk
101 Adventure Weekends in Europea www.newhollandpublishers.co.uk
101 Romantic Weekends in Europe www.newhollandpublishers.co.uk
Where to go When (The Americas) www.traveldk.com
The Path Less Travelled: www.tradeldk.com
How to Make Money From Travel Writing www.howtobooks.co.uk
Spa Lover's Guide to Europe www.newhollandpublishers.co.uk
Features Editor: Caribbean World magazine
Former editor: Caribbean World magazine
Former editor: New Vistas magazine
Former editor: Altitude magazine
Former editor: Red Guide to Florida