is one of Australia's leading travel writers. When he's not there
(which is often), writer/photographer John calls Sydney home.
He is the author of hundreds of travel articles (most illustrated
by his own photographs) and numerous books, including a collection
of his travel essays
The Circumference of the Knowable World: Travel Stories (Uqp Paperbacks), an anthology of train stories, Off the
Rails and an edited collection of the late Peter Pinney's travel
writings, The Road to Anywhere.
his principal outlets are newspapers The Australian, The Age (Melbourne)
and the Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) and colour magazines such as
the South China Morning Post's Sunday magazine and Australian
has received numerous awards for his writing, including the Australian
Society of Travel Writers and Air New Zealand award of "Travel
Journalist of the Year" in 1996, as well as being runner-up
in 1998, 1999 and 2000. John holds a PhD in travel literature.
His constant travelling has taken him to many odd and a few even
parts of the world.
Buenos Aires: Tango Town
of John's work can be viewed at: travelintelligence.com