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Our writers

See below for a list of our expert, professional travel writers - they all write regularly for the world’s top publications like Condé Nast Traveller, The Telegraph, The Times, and Lonely Planet. All of our writers must specialise in the destinations or experiences they write about, to ensure you get the best and most current recommendations.

Alex Robinson

Multi-award winning writer and photographer specialising in Brazil, Mexico, Central America & Peru. Author of 20 guide books and a regular contributor to Sunday Times Travel, Wanderlust and the Telegraph.

Amar Grover

A London-based writer and travel photographer specialising in the Indian subcontinent. Amar is a regular contributor to the Daily Telegraph, Financial Times, Geographical Magazine and Abu Dhabi’s National newspaper.

Anna Brooke

Paris-based Anna Brook is the author of seven guidebooks to Paris and France for Frommer’s, and the Sunday Times Travel Paris expert. She has also contributed to the Financial Times and Time Out Paris, for whom she helped set up the new Paris office.

Annabelle Thorpe

Award-winning travel writer and UK specialist, Annabelle has been a regular contributor to the Times, Guardian, Express, Observer, Mail on Sunday and the Sunday Times Travel Magazine, over her twenty-year career. She is also the editor of Bucket List Travels.

Anthony Lambert

Besides hundreds of articles based on train travel in over 55 countries, Anthony Lambert has written or contributed to over a dozen books on train journeys. He has lectured on the subject at the Royal Geographical Society and lectures on railway history for Martin Randal Travel.

Chris Schalkx

Bangkok-based travel writer and photographer specialising in Southeast Asia and Taiwan. He writes regularly for Conde Nast Traveller, The Telegraph and Architectural Digest. He specialises in stories from the crossroads of travel and design.

Claire Boobbyer

An award-winning writer and photographer, guidebook writer and contributor to the Telegraph, Times, Guardian and Conde Nast Traveller. She specialises in Cuba, Guatemala, Vietnam and Laos and splits her time between the UK and Cuba. She is the author of Frommer’s Cuba and Hardie Grant’s Pocket Precincts Havana.

Dana Facaros

Author of a long list of guidebooks for Cadogan, Bradt and Footprint, along with a series of Art and Culture, and Italian and Greek food decoding apps. She has lived in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Greece, and currently resides in France.

David Atkinson

Northwest-based freelance writer, tourist guide and a regular contributor to Telegraph Travel and the Daily Mail, specialising in UK travel. David lives in the Roman-heritage city of Chester, where he also leads walking tours.

Ellen Himmelfarb

A writer and editor specialising in travel, architecture and design, Ellen contributes regularly to the Times, Wallpaper, Telegraph, National Geographic and Which? Travel. She was born in the US, raised in Canada and lived in France and China before settling in London.