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Freelance Articles & Media Features

Position: Freelance Travel Writer/Journalist
Nationality: British

Countries: 69
Check out some of the media outlets, publications, travel companies and brands I’ve been lucky enough to work with. Whether its features, listicles, guides, informative pieces, stories, columns or newsletters I’ve got a wealth of experiencing addressing a whole range of travel audiences throughout the world.

 

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International Travel Companies & OTA’s

Cheapflights

http://www.cheapflights.com/news/top-destinations-for-making-friends/

https://www.cheapflights.co.uk/news/passengershaming-or-passengers-who-went-too-far-while-flying/

https://www.cheapflights.co.uk/news/14-things-everyone-immediately-stepping-foot-hotel-room/

https://www.cheapflights.co.uk/news/6-thai-islands-may-never-heard-of/

https://www.cheapflights.co.uk/news/11-things-amsterdam-20-euros/

https://www.cheapflights.co.uk/news/these-photos-will-give-you-a-serious-vertigo/

Intrepid Travel / Peregrine Adventures
http://www.peregrineadventures.com/blog/09/12/2015/south-american-countries/

Flight Centre
http://www.flightcentre.com.au/travel-news/destinations/first-impressions-laos/

https://www.flightcentre.com.hk/blog/banaue-rice-terraces-eighth-wonder-world

TopDeck
http://blog.topdeck.travel/tag/melbourne/

http://blog.topdeck.travel/secrets-of-new-zealands-north-island/

My Adventure Travel

http://www.myadventuretravel.com/adventure-blog/author/tommy-walker (Several)

Gapyear

https://www.gapyear.com/articles/286322/9-reasons-visit-morro-de-sao-paulo

South America Tourism Office

http://www.southamericatourism.com/package/essence-of-south-america/

Latin Routes
https://www.latinroutes.co.uk/destinations/brazil/amazon/

Hostelworld
http://www.hostelworld.com/blog/cheap-eats-melbourne/
http://www.hostelworld.com/blog/14-things-expect-party-hostel/

Stray Travel

http://blog.straytravel.asia/2017/03/10/why-you-cant-miss-kampot/

http://blog.straytravel.asia/2017/02/27/5-reasons-to-visit-cambodia/

http://blog.straytravel.asia/2017/03/30/expert-advice-for-your-first-time-in-southeast-asia/

http://blog.straytravel.asia/2017/05/02/off-the-beaten-track-in-cambodia/

https://blog.straytravel.com/2019/08/19/exploring-the-kinabatangan-river/

 

Cuba Adventure Tours

http://cubagrouptour.com/album/playagiron.html

http://cubagrouptour.com/album/baracoa.html

http://cubagrouptour.com/album/camaguey.html

http://cubagrouptour.com/album/cienfuegos.html

http://cubagrouptour.com/album/havana.html

http://cubagrouptour.com/album/santa-clara.html

http://cubagrouptour.com/album/santiago.html

http://cubagrouptour.com/album/trinidad.html

http://cubagrouptour.com/album/vinales.html

The Global Work & Travel Co.

http://blog.globalworkandtravel.com/author/tommy-walker

Tauri Travel

https://www.tauritravel.com/amazon-jungle/bolivias-top-highlights/

Door2Tour

http://www.door2tour.com/blog/top-8-things-see-ecuador/

Inspire

https://www.travelbyinspire.co.uk/blog/articles/10ThingsToDoInMarrakech/ 

https://www.travelbyinspire.co.uk/blog/articles/detoxdestinations2018

Opodo

https://www.opodo.co.uk/blog/author/fromtommywalker/

eDreams

https://www.edreams.com/blog/author/fromtommywalker/

 

Tourism, Government, Insurance, Healthcare, Hotels & Technology

Battleface Travel 

http://www.battleface.com/blog/british-adventurer-tommy-walker/

https://www.battleface.com/face/tommy-walker-arrested-in-colombia/

https://www.battleface.com/face/why-its-important-to-take-out-battleface-travel-insurance/

https://www.battleface.com/face/exploring-abandoned-singapore/

https://www.battleface.com/face/visiting-rason-in-the-northeast-of-north-korea/

https://www.battleface.com/face/is-it-now-becoming-unsafe-to-travel-in-hong-kong/

Covered2Go Travel Insurance
http://www.covered2go.co.uk/travel-insurance/blog (Several)

http://trunkitravels.com/blog/top-planning-tips-for-travelling-with-kids/ – (Collaboration)

Choose Philippines
http://www.choosephilippines.com/go/islands-and-beaches/4035/boracay-awesome-reasons/

Destination Trinidad & Tobago

http://www.destinationtnt.com/blog/10-things-you-must-do-as-a-brit-in-tt-in-4-days/

Nappark Hostel (Bangkok)

www.nappark.com/blogs (Several articles)

MASTA Travel Clinic

http://www.masta-travel-health.com/Blog/Article/2017/6/Why%20It%E2%80%99s%20Imperative%20You%20Get%20Travel%20Health%20Advice

http://www.masta-travel-health.com/Blog/Article/2017/6/An%20update%20on%20the%20Zika%20Virus

Travello App

http://www.travelloapp.com/11-budget-hacks-to-travel-around-europe/

http://www.travelloapp.com/the-solo-travellers-checklist-for-travelling-southeast-asia/

http://www.travelloapp.com/top-10-reasons-travelling-europe-fun-group/

http://www.travelloapp.com/top-10-tips-manage-hostel-life-southeast-asia/

Late Rooms

https://blog.laterooms.com/2018/09/its-never-too-late-to-explore-hadrians-wall/

Travel Pocket Guide (TPG)

https://www.thetravelpocketguide.com/places/wildlife-experiences-borneo-malaysia/

https://www.thetravelpocketguide.com/places/beaten-track-3-singapore/

 

Online Publications & Websites

Matador Network
http://matadornetwork.com/author/tommywalker/ (Several articles)

iExplore
http://www.iexplore.com/users/341 (Several articles)

Clapway
http://clapway.com/2014/12/23/ecuador-night-diving-into-space123/

We Said Go Travel

https://wesaidgotravel.com/author/tom-walker/ (Several articles)

HostelPackers
http://hostelpackers.com (Several articles)

Rappler
http://www.rappler.com/life-and-style/travel/ph-travel/121534-philippines-travel-memories

http://www.rappler.com/life-and-style/travel/ph-travel/149858-things-to-do-24-hours-bohol

https://www.rappler.com/life-and-style/travel/190189-new-zealand-tour-winter-season

Escape Manila
http://www.escapemanila.com/2015/09/tommy-walker-the-wandering-walker.html

JUAN
http://juan.com.ph/culture/why-i-feel-im-a-bit-filipino/

Knowmadic News
http://www.knowmadicnews.com/2016/02/19/why-southeast-asia-creates-the-travel-bug/

WindowSeat Ph

http://windowseat.ph/author/tommywalker/  (Several)

 

Airlines

Way To Go Magazine (Cebu Pacific Air)

https://waytogo.cebupacificair.com/offbeat-attractions-bangkok/

https://waytogo.cebupacificair.com/sunset-peak-hong-kong/

https://waytogo.cebupacificair.com/peng-chau-hong-kong/

AWOL (Qantas)

https://awol.junkee.com/author/tommy-walker

 

Online, Digital and Print Magazines

South East Asia Backpacker Magazine
http://southeastasiabackpacker.com/destinations/philippines/banaue/
http://southeastasiabackpacker.com/destinations/philippines/sagada/

South America Backpacker Magazine
http://southamericabackpacker.com/guyana/
http://southamericabackpacker.com/uruguay/cabo-polonio/
http://southamericabackpacker.com/uruguay/colonia/
http://southamericabackpacker.com/paraguay/encarnacion-trinidad/

Lost Tribe Magazine
https://losttribemagazine.com/2016/04/25/a-backpackers-original-home-cabo-polonio/

OpenWorld Magazine (Feature)

www.openworldmag.com/2016s-top-30-adventurers-30

Gay Express (NZ)

http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2016/11/less-is-more-in-montevideo/

The Travel Magazine

http://www.thetravelmagazine.net/koh-chang-the-alternative-thai-island-to-visit.html

http://www.thetravelmagazine.net/travel-guide-toulouse-what-to-see-and-do.html

The View Magazine (National Express UK)

72 Hours in Krakow

Latinos Magazine 

http://latinosmag.com/alcanzando-la-caidas-de-agua-mas-alta-del-mundo/

 

Newspapers, & Media outlets

news.com.au

https://www.news.com.au/travel/world-travel/asia/entering-a-different-world-inside-the-bizarre-north-korean-town-most-tourists-wont-visit/news-story/a99b921007ac994468566b08ebb1e531

http://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-advice/travellers-stories/my-close-encounter-with-sharks-in-fiji/news-story/0df730bae4f152fc9fdcd8e06ccf019e

http://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-ideas/adventure/are-these-paradise-islands-worth-risking-your-life-to-visit/news-story/164cfa021c4c285a12f61ace9185c914 

http://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-advice/travellers-stories/inside-colombias-lost-city-like-machu-picchu-but-a-lot-more-scary/news-story/4fd2095da04a2d1bfe4e00e8ac4d5471

http://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-ideas/best-of-travel/what-i-wish-i-knew-before-i-went-to-london/news-story/86c77f66494c4b44cec47bf1676a1a29 (Re-shared)

http://www.news.com.au/travel/world-travel/asia/thailands-relatively-undiscovered-island-gems/news-story/e15f7f51411f3dcd5fcc954823c77406 (Re-shared)

Stuff.co.nz

https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/destinations/nz/94982274/exploring-the-industrial-ruins-of-karangahake-historic-gorge-coromandel

Teesside Gazette

http://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/tommy-walker-12053056

http://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/visiting-taj-mahal-it-like-12939981

http://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/memories-crossing-border-venezuela-colombia-13545635

Daily Express UK

http://www.express.co.uk/travel/articles/656761/tommy-walker-goes-anaconda-hunting-in-Bolivia-s-Amazon-rainforest

Northern Echo
http://m.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/14374788.So_many_places_I_want_to_see/?ref=arc

Guyana Chronicle
http://guyanachronicle.com/the-journey-to-guyana/

New Zealand Herald

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=7&objectid=11752622

Samui Times

http://www.samuitimes.com/a-small-hostel-in-bangkok-is-one-of-thailands-most-social-spots/

The Manila Times

http://www.manilatimes.net/walking-wanderers-adventurous-world/342604/ 

Bangkok Post

https://www.bangkokpost.com/travel/tourists-and-expats/1319927/old-new-zealand

Noted.co.nz

https://www.noted.co.nz/life/travel/casa-kiwi-hostel-medellin-colombia/?fbclid=IwAR0M8IRtqPOjanAV1gckTw0HiV2yTi7eBlEDmAiLs57FabRhD9X6BoZiwYU

South China Morning Post (STYLE Magazine)

https://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/travel-food/article/3004095/5-secret-beaten-path-destinations-singapore

 

Northern Echo Travel Column

Newcastle: a travel gem in our midst

New Places Are Good Places – Cascais, Portugal

April 13 – Bittersweet Songkran

Cuba and Cancun

Russian’s are like Northerners

Reporting in Russia – FIFA World Cup 2018

 

Special Features, Interviews and Contributions

Business Insider

http://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-afford-world-travel-2016-9//?r=AU%2F?r=AU&IR=T/#just-be-open-to-experiences-he-said-if-you-go-to-a-new-place-have-no-expectations-if-you-compare-it-to-somewhere-else-youre-going-to-be-let-down-if-you-go-with-an-open-mind-and-think-this-is-cool-youre-going-to-have-a-good-time-every-new-place-is-a-good-place–its-good-because-its-new-16

INC.

https://www.inc.com/tom-popomaronis/this-30-year-old-shares-8-humbling-lessons-to-live-by-after-traveling-to-48-countries.html

Forbes

https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexandratalty/2018/08/31/how-to-travel-the-world-and-make-money/#5377578b7a13

https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexandratalty/2018/11/30/traveling-to-asia-add-hiking-in-hong-kong-to-your-itinerary/#4fb969dc19fb

https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexandratalty/2018/12/31/the-18-best-budget-travel-destinations-for-2019/#26e999b97202

Choose Philippines

http://www.choosephilippines.com/specials/people/4733/tommy-walker-interview-calls-banaue-out-of-movie/

Buzzfeed Travel

https://www.buzzfeed.com/anniedaly/adventure-awaits?utm_term=.rwMGOQxwY#.jvjvpzgPw

eDreams

http://www.edreams.com/blog/interview-tommy-wanderingwalker/

TourRadar

https://www.tourradar.com/days-to-come/hardest-countries-to-solo-travel/

Hostelsclub 

Interview with Tommy Walker ‘ The Wandering Walker ‘

Rome2rio

https://www.rome2rio.com/guides/hong-kong-travel-guide-tips/

Travel Pocket Guide (Spring/Summer Digital Magazine)

https://www.thetravelpocketguide.com/magazine/

 

Blogs

Mode Cars & Campers NZ

http://moderentals.co.nz/blog/article/north-island-roadie

Radio Features

BBC World Service w/ Nuala McGovern

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04955vs (Interview w/ Nuara McGovern 47:40 mins in)

HIT Radio (North Korea interview) https://www.hit.com.au/story/we-speak-to-a-guy-who-has-just-returned-from-north-korea-133475?fbclid=IwAR0B1UYQJV_u2N6KOWyrSCkyid_rOBJsFtL3VNspHVkdGb-YCNDm-j7Y89w

BBC Tees w/ Gary Philipson (Hong Kong protests 2019) 8:00 – 12:56

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p07fvrs2

BBC Tees w/ John Foster

BBC Tees w/ Brigid & Dave

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BBC Tees w/ Mike Parr

FiveAA w/ Jeremy Cordeaux

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