ABOUT

Originally from Australia, I love the outdoors and exploring. Having lived in Scotland, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore, I currently call Western Australia home, together with my family. Nine years in Southeast Asia has provided opportunities to roam the region and beyond.

 

My marine and environmental background and love of travel combine to offer unique insights for nature-based travel and environmental freelance writing.

PUBLICATIONS

Publications include:

  • South China Morning Post - Hong Kong

  • Straits Times - Singapore

  • Time Out - United Kingdom

  • Luxury Travel - Australia

  • Luxury Escapes - Australia 

  • Holidays with Kids - Australia 

  • Family Travel - Australia

  • Expat Living - Singapore

  • The Ethicalist - Dubai 

  • Southeast Asia Globe - Cambodia

  • Action Asia - Hong Kong

  • Inflight magazines for Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Malaysian Airlines, Jetstar Asia, Air Asia, Scoot, Air Niugini. 

TRAVEL OBSESSED

Travel highlights: 

  • Motorcycling through Cambodian jungle finding wildlife poachers

  • Swimming with whale sharks in Australia 

  • Avoiding a charging hippo in Malawi

  • Kayaking to hill tribe villages in Laos

  • Diving with hammerheads in the Spratley Islands

  • Exploring Raja Ampat on a luxury phinisi boat with the kids

  • Spending a night in a bear hide with my family in Finland. 

  • Rehabilitating coral in the Maldives 

ENVIRONMENTAL CREDENTIALS

Background:

  • Honours degree in Marine Science 

  • Masters of Environmental Management 

  • Graduate of Australian Writers Centre

  • Worked for government fisheries departments

  • Worked in environmental consulting in Australia and Thailand for local and international projects.

  • Employed as an ecotourism and whale watch guide on Great Barrier Reef 

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