I've had the 'dream job' of researching, writing, copyediting and curating travel guides since 2005. Updating guidebooks for Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, Time Out and Berlitz has taken me all over the world, from Istanbul to Ireland, Canada to the Kalahari. Here’s my bibliography.


  • South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland (Lonely Planet, 2009, 2012, 2015 & 2018) Managing Author and Curator, responsible for the introductory sections, directories and essays on history etc; and chapters on Cape Town, Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West Province, Northern Cape and Lesotho
  • Cape Town & the Garden Route (LP, 2018) Sea Point to Hout Bay, Southern Suburbs, Simon’s Town & Southern Peninsula and Cape Flats & Northern Suburbs
  • South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland (Rough Guides, 2018) Introductory sections, directories and essays on history etc; chapter on Cape Town & the Cape Peninsula
  • Cape Town, the Winelands & the Garden Route (RG, 2018) Introductory sections, directories and essays on history etc; chapters on Cape Town
  • Zambia, Mozambique & Malawi (LP, 2017) Malawi
  • Morocco (LP, 2011 & 2014) Managing Author; Southern Morocco & Western Sahara.
  • Southern Africa (LP, 2010) South Africa
  • Africa (LP, 2006 & 2010) Togo, Benin and South Africa
  • West Africa (LP, 2006) Togo and Benin


  • Turkey (LP, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 & 2017) Managing Author and Curator; and chapters on Istanbul, Thrace & Marmara, Izmir & the North Aegean, Ephesus, Bodrum & the South Aegean, Western Anatolia, Antalya & the Turquoise Coast, Ankara & Central Anatolia, Cappadocia, Black Sea Coast and Northeastern Anatolia
  • Istanbul (LP, 2017) Sultanahmet & Around, Western Districts, Besiktas, Nisantasi and Ortakoy
  • Europe (LP, 2017) Turkey; also in various editions of Mediterranean Europe, Southeastern Europe and Europe on a Shoestring
  • Discover Turkey (LP, 2013) Wrote and curated the first edition


  • Canada (LP, 2008 & 2017) Quebec and Ontario
  • Great Britain (LP, 2009) The Channel Islands
  • Study Glasgow (LP, 2008) I researched and wrote this mini-guide published in association with the University of Glasgow
  • Ireland (LP, 2008) Counties Kerry, Waterford and Wexford
  • India (LP, 2007) Punjab & Haryana and Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh