ALEX OUTHWAITE - FREELANCE WRITER AND TV PRESENTER
BBC Travel / Business Insider / Flashpack / LoveEXPLORING
Alex Outhwaite is an award nominated TV presenter and freelance travel journalist, working with broadcast shows such as Discovery Channel, Amazon Prime and SKY. She also writes for BBC Travel, Business Insider, Flashpack and LoveEXPLORING.
SHAFIK MEGHJI - FREELANCE
Adventure.com / JRNY
Shafik Meghji is an award-winning freelance journalist, author, photographer and broadcaster who has co-authored more than 50 guidebooks, travel and history books and anthologies. He specialises in Latin America and South Asia, with a focus on responsible travel, history and culture
CLAIRE BOOBBYER - FREELANCE
Flashpack / BBC
Claire Boobbyer is a freelance writer based between Cuba and the UK and regularly contributes to BBC and Flashpack. She is a Cuba destination specialist and has been writing and photographing the destination for two decades.
MEERA DATTANI - FREELANCE
Adventure.com / Telegraph / Times
Meera Dattani is the senior editor at Adventure.com and continues to work as a freelance travel journalist for Conde Nast Traveller, Lonely Planet, The Telegraph and many more. She covers emerging destinations, F&B, Indigenous stories, wildlife conservation and sustainable travel.
SIMON WILLMORE - FREELANCE
Bradt Travel Guides / Wanderlust / Rough Guides
Simon Willmore is the digital editor at JRNY Magazine.
RUSSELL MADDICKS - FREELANCE
BBC Travel / ArtNews / Latino Life / Culture Trip
Russell Maddicks is freelance travel writer contributing to BBC Travel, ArtNews, Latino Life and Culture Trip. Fluent in Spanish, he specialises in Latin America and Spain, writing guides on Ecuador, Cuba, Mexico and Venezuela.
KAV DADFAR - FOUNDING EDITOR
Kav Dadfar is the founding editor of JRNY magazine and a travel and landscape photographer. He has previously worked as a photographer for Conde Nast Traveller, National Geographic Traveller, Wanderlust and Lonely Planet.
Holly Tuppen is a freelance sustainable travel and conservation writer with over 10 years of experience within the industry. She writes for Conde Nast Traveller, Wanderlust, The Guardian, Adventure.com and The Times.
JAMIE LAFFERTY - FREELANCE
Financial Times / The Times / Guardian / National Geographic Traveller
Jamie Lafferty is an award-winning freelance travel writer and photographer who contributes to Financial Times, The Times, National Geographic Traveller, and The Guardian.
JRNY / National Geographic Traveller / Passport & Pixels
Bella Falk is a freelance journalist, photographer and award-winning documentary director with a primary focus on travel. She contributes to JRNY magazine, National Geographic Traveller and specialises in wildlife and off-the-beaten-path experiences. Bella also has her own blog Passport & Pixels.
RICHARD HAMMOND - MANAGING DIRECTOR
Richard Hammond is a writer and videographer who founded Green Traveller, initially as a blog in 2006 and in 2009 a website focusing on low carbon ‘green’ holidays. He published a book in 2022 called The Green Traveller and contributes to a range of publications including The Guardian, Telegraph and Time Out on sustainability topics.
LORNA PARKES - COMMISSIONING EDITOR
National Geographic Traveller
Lorna Parkes is the commissioning editor at National Geographic Traveller and an award-winning travel writer.
Her interests lie predominantly in food and travel.
DOUG LOYNES - FREELANCE
National Geographic Traveller / BBC
Doug Loynes is a freelance writer for National Geographic Traveller and BBC. Relocating from Manchester to São Paulo in 2020, he frequently writes about Brazil and beyond. He won Rising Star at the 2023 TravMedia Awards.
NORI JEMIL - FREELANCE
Outlook Travel Magazine / National Geographic Traveller / LoveEXPLORING
Nori Jemi is a freelance travel writer and award-winning travel photographer specialising in Europe, Latin America and Australia. She contributes to Outlook Travel Magazine as well as LoveEXPLORING and National Geographic Traveller.
LAUREN JARVIS - FREELANCE
Selling Travel / National Geographic Traveller / Independent / The Times
Lauren Jarvis is a freelance journalist for Selling Travel, National Geographic Traveller, Independent and The Times. She regularly writes about luxury travel and hotels, wildlife, nature and conservation.
PETRA SHEPHARD - FREELANCE
Petra Shepherd is a freelance travel writer with 30 years experience in television. She specialises in the over 50s market, along with active travel, festivals and local culture.
SOPHIE LAM - TRAVEL EDITOR
The i (Paper)
Sophie Lam is the i’s travel editor and has been writing about travel since 2003 when she spent several months in Central America.
CHRIS LEADBEATER - TRAVEL WRITER
The Sunday Telegraph, The Daily Telegraph
Chris Leadbeater is staff travel writer at the The Daily Telegraph and is predominantly interested in the USA and South America. He recently won staff travel writer of the year 2023 at the TravMedia Awards
KATE WICKERS - FREELANCE
The Telegraph / Daily Mail / The Scotsman
Kate Wickers is a freelance journalist specialising in travel, culture and food. With over 25 years of experience, she regularly contributes to The Telegraph, Daily Mail and The Scotsman.
QIN XIE - FREELANCE
The Times / Independent / The Sun / National Geographic Traveller
Qin Xie is a freelance writer who regularly covers travel, food and product. She often writes for The Times, Independent, The Sun and National Geographic Traveller.
LIZ EDWARDS - ASSISTANT TRAVEL EDITOR
The Times, The Sunday Times
Liz Edwards is assistant travel editor for The Times and The Sunday Times and is a previous winner of the AITO travel writer of the year award.
JO DAVEY -FREELANCE
The Week / Food & Travel
Jo Davey is a freelance writer for The Week and Food & Travel, specialising in travel, food, culture and language. She is also a landscape and destination photographer.
LAURA FIELD - FREELANCE
Time Out / Adventure.com / The Telegraph / Food & Travel
Laura Field is a trilingual travel writer based in Latin America, often contributing to Time Out, Adventure.com, The Telegraph and Food & Travel. Her interests lie in food, wellness, culture, adventure, social impact and stories of regeneration.
MATTHEW HAYHOE - EDITOR
Matthew Hayhoe is the editor at Travel Bulletin. He is an avid traveller and music lover.
JOISE KLEIN - REPORTER
Josie Klein is a news reporter at Travel Weekly, working across the publication’s print and online platforms. She previously worked as a travel reporter at The Sun.
CATHY BARTROP - FOUNDER AND FREELANCE WRITER
Cathy Bartrop is the founder of Travelguru.tv and a travel writer, video producer, presenter and editor. She has 20 years of experience as a freelance writer contributing to titles such as The Telegraph and Take A Break magazine.
ALEX ROBINSON - FREELANCE WRITER AND PHOTOGRAPHER
Wanderlust / Guardian / Vanity Fair
Alex Robinson is a photographer and writer and a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, who has worked extensively for Wanderlust and other titles including The Guardian and Vanity Fair.
NATALIE MARSH - SENIOR SPECIAL PROJECTS WRITER
Natalie Marsh is the senior special projects writer at Travel Weekly, managing the publications sponsored content across print, video and online.
GEORGE KIPOUROS - EDITOR-IN-CHIEF & CEO
George Kipouros is Wanderlust’s editor-in-chief and CEO. He leads the editorial direction of the publication and frequently contributes to the content.
KAREN EDWARDS - SUSTAINABILITY EDITOR
Karen Edwards is Wanderlust’s sustainability editor and the author of The Responsible Traveller. She has written for a variety of titles including Adventure.com, BA High Life, Grazia, Metro, The Telegraph and Time Out.
LYN HUGHES - FOUNDER
Lyn Hughes founded Wanderlust in 1992, with the idea conceived whilst bored on a flight to South America. She is also a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
LYNN HOUGHTON - FREELANCE
Wanderlust / Independent / City A.M. / Culture Trip
Lynn Houghton is a freelance travel writer reporting on destinations, activities and culture. She contributes to Wanderlust, Independent, City A.M. and Culture Trip and also has her own podcast called Roaming Scribe.
STEPH DYSON - FREELANCE WRITER AND BLOGGER
Worldly Adventurer / Travel Weekly
Steph Dyson is an experienced travel journalist who spent six years living across South America, in destinations including Santiago, Chile, Sucre, Bolivia, Cusco, Peru and Colombia. She manages and edits her own travel website WorldlyAdventurer.com as well as contributing to titles such as Travel Weekly.
MARK STRATTON - FREELANCE
Wanderlust / The Times / Telegraph
Mark is an award-winning travel writer specialising in adventure and off-the-beaten-track travel.