Sunday, April 21, 2019

About Us

Travelwrite comprises a verbosity of wordsmiths who enjoy all aspects of travel from camping to five star resorts and everything in beween

Caroline Hurry

Editor in Chief

Edited by Caroline Hurry, Travelwrite showcases content from journalists and bloggers who share a passion for good writing and fun destinations. Want to create sparkle? Email me!

Colin Windell

Author

Colin Windell is a petrolhead, rock music addict, and apprentice retiree who combines all three aspects into a love of travel

Helen Grange

Author

Helen Grange's musings appear in magazines, newspapers, and websites. She wears purple and her slippers out in the rain.

Steve Kealy

Author

Multi award-winning scribe Steve Kealy has lived in 10 countries on three continents and can order beer in nine languages

Michael Gebicki

Author

Seasoned Sydney-based scribe, Michael Gebicki and wife Liz arrange slow tours for small groups to exotic places

Carol Lazar

Author

Based in Key West, US, Carol Lazar has crossed the Andes on a yak, climbed Kilimanjaro, and got lost. Often.

Roxanne Reid

Author

Roxanne Reid's Africa Addict blog and her books, Travels in the Kalahari and A Walk in the Park are required reading

Hilary Alexander

Author

Cape-Town based Hilary Alexander is a copywriter, strategist, and editor, who finds her heart in new places and experiences.

Jim Freeman

Author

JIM FREEMAN still enjoys lugging a heavy camera-bag around the streets of offbeat destinations. He says it gives him a thirst.

Lois Kuhle

Author

Freelance writer Lois Kuhle owned a bush lodge and rehabilitated wild animals in Zululand Now she grows mushrooms

Shelagh Foster

Author

Shelagh Foster is the current director of the Franschhoek Literary Festival. She loves to read, dream, and escape to the bush

Tamara Oberholster

Author

Tamara Oberholster is a freelance journalist who writes about everything but whose ultimate passion is travel

Chris Marais

Author

Karoo-based author Chris Marais has worked on assignment as a photo-journalist in more than 50 foreign spots

Lana Jacobson

Author

Multi-award winning freelance journalist Lana Jacobson is the author of A Good Night's Sleep, a popular childrens book

Michel Muller

Author

Michel Muller is a middle-aged harridan who plays with words. "They say life’s a journey, but I aint seen no tourist map for that."

Stevie Godson

Author

East London-based Stevie Godson is a talented artist, reviewer for New York Journal of Books, and grammar aficiando

Carrie Hampton

Author

London-bred but now Cape-Town-based Carrie Hampton, aka the Safari Tart, writes safari-type articles and coffee table books

Blaise Hopkinson

Author

Scribe and media advisor Blaise Hopkinson has worked on five continents. He prefers airline seat 1A but mostly sits in 69K

Chris Moerdyk

Author

CHRIS MOERDYK started life as a journalist then worked as an independent media and marketing analyst. He loves travelling

Adrian Rorvik

Author

Formerly from Independent Newspapers, Adrian Rorvik now manages travelogue.tv ‘I’m kinda speed dating with lodge owners.’

Tilly Smith Dix

Author

Melbourne-based publicist Tilly Smith became a journalist by default. She plays a mean piano and sees comedy in everything

Pamela Cooper

Author

Pam Cooper is a prolific blogger and artist from Kommetjie who shares her acute observations of the passing parade

Maggie Follett

Author

Maggie Follett enjoys a well-turned phrases. She likes a good laugh, a dop, a tjop, and chewing the philosophical fat.

Janine Lazarus

Author

Straight shooting media consultant. Ex news hound. Undomesticated wife. Voracious thriller reader. Feline slave.

Shelby Anderson

Author

Shelby Anderson was the first person to document and film the birth of a white rhino for National Geographic

Susan Ettmayr

Author

Susan Ettmayr lives in a Limpopo village where she fights for the rights of rhinos and the monkeys on her doorstep.

Sharon Gilbert-Rivett

Author

Award-winning writer and occasional snake catcher, Sharon Gilbert Rivett is a founding member of the African Tourism Board

James Siddall

Author

James Siddall has clocked up countless air miles, writing about cars and travel. He lives in KZN with his two rescue dogs.

Gero Lilleike

Author

Travel writer and photographer Gero ‘Leatherfoot’ Lilleike thrives on adventure, surfing, and hiking into the unknown.

Bridget Hilton-Barber

Author

Author of eight books, Bridget Hilton-Barber now wafts her magic over Kings Walden Garden Manor in Limpopo

Trish Beaver

Author

Natal Midlands-based, award winning writer Trish Beaver delights in hilarious descriptions of her inner and outward journeys

Tony Birkholtz

Author

Passionate about diving and sailing, former Kruger Park guide Tony Birkholtz now lives in KwaZulu Natal with his life partner, Lize.

Lesley Stones

Author

Freelance travel scribe and eternal optimist, Lesley Stones writes for a variety of local and international publications.

Angus Begg

Author

Award-winning TV producer and professional guide, Angus Begg forges consciousness between people and places

Heidi Kingstone

Author

London-based journalist and author of Dispatches from the Kabul Cafe, Heidi Kigstone is extremely well travelled

Malene Lundahl

Author

Copenhagen-based Malene Lundahl LUNDAHL is a Danish freelance journalist who writes travel guides

Ismail Lagardien

Author

Ismail Lagardien's words and images have appeared in newspapers, television, and on paper scraps that have started fires