I am originally from a strange land with a language few people understand – Yorkshire in the UK.
My family emigrated to Australia when I was 10. We all fell in love with this amazing country, becoming citizens as soon as possible. I now identify as Australian and speak another language few people understand: “Strayan” (equivalent to “Merican”).
I spent many years as a broadcast journalist, starting back in the days when we used typewriters and could smoke in the office!
I joined World Nomads when swine flu was a worldwide problem, the winter Olympics were in Vancouver and we were all traumatised by the incinerator scene in Toy Story 3 – yep, 2010.
I was first employed to write safety content and I started the Travel Safety section. The knowledge I gained made me a travel safety expert and now I leverage that and my understanding of travel insurance to speak to travelers through the media.
I’ve also gone back to my broadcast journalism roots and co-host The World Nomads Travel Podcast.
The holy grail of any job is to find a place with purpose where it's possible to have an impact. That creates passion, and I get that in spades here at World Nomads. Plus, who doesn't want to read about, research and create content about travel!
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Listen to this episode of The World Nomads Podcast Chile, and find out about stargazing, the W Trek in Patagonia, geysers and glaciers.
Tim Jarvis is preparing to climb 25 equatorial mountains with disappearing glacial ice to highlight the plight of our planet’s climate crisis.
You won't believe what Sweden is actually saying to Denmark with these IKEA's product names.
Sarah Davis is an Amazing Nomad - attempting to make history as the first woman to paddle the length of the Nile starting at its source in Rwanda.
Listen to episode 18 of The World Nomads Podcast and find out what to see in Argentina, what to drink and how to kiss properly!
Listen to Episode 17 of The World Nomads Podcast. Why travelers describe Mongolia as one big camp ground, the cause of pollution in Ulaanbaatar and the art of throat singing.
According to The World Nomads Go Mad list for 2018, Thailand is the place for adventure travel. Where else is on the list, and are you going there this year?
Listen to Episode 16 of The World Nomads Podcast. Spectacular dive sights, village life and the street food dish even the locals can't stomach.
A project to help penguins, funded in part by donations from World Nomads, has just won the conservation world's "green Oscar" - the Whitley Fund For Nature Gold Award.
We all love to travel to the places we have heard and read about, but in a world of global travel, are we in danger of doing more harm than good by treading the same paths, again and again?
Listen to Episode 13 of The World Nomads Podcast. Which of Indonesia's 17,000 islands to explore, the man caught between warring tribes, and the travel app embracing the sharing culture.
Which countries are safe for LGBTQI travelers? Check out this World Nomads map of (in)tolerance. And yes, that's the colors of the gay pride flag.
Listen to Episode 11 of The World Nomads Podcast. We explore Italy beyond the obvious, the sandwich that's a real tear jerker and advice for taking a good Instagram shot.
How is coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting travel to the United Kingdom? Get the latest travel warnings and alerts.
Listen to Episode 10 of The World Nomads Podcast. We explore America's growing artisan scene, California's cowboys and advice for aspiring travel writers.
Listen to Episode 9 of The World Nomads Podcast. We chat about alternative treks to Machu Picchu, incredible surfing on the coast, and travel health in Peru.
In this episode we learn Germany is serious about adventure. Hear an insider's guide to the coolest spots in Berlin. Get details about the latest Travel Writing Scholarship.
Scuba diving worth traveling the world for, we speak to the Godfather of adrenalin, and hear about the things to see and do while road-tripping in a camper van.
Find out about the quality of local hospitals, required vaccinations, and how to stay healthy while traveling in Peru.
In this episode, we explore Christmas in the Northern Hemisphere vs the Southern Hemisphere
The New Year represents a fresh start and now is the time to set goals or take pledges for the upcoming year. Here’s how travel fits in with keeping some of the most common resolutions.
Make getting away these holidays as smooth and painless as possible with the World Nomads Holiday Season Travel Hacks
World Nomads' scholarships program has been recognised by a leading advocate of youth travel, the British Educational Travel Association.
Land of fire and ice, street art and the world's hardest Karaoke song - everything you need to know about Iceland.