We have a small hand-picked team of about 25 contributors to Our Man On The Ground Travel & Lifestyle Magazine, based here in the UK and abroad. Our writers are a mix of passionate locals who love to travel and explore, freelance writers and professional travel and lifestyle journalists. All our contributors are food lovers and are sensitive to style and good taste.

Simon Burrell is Editor of Our Man On The Ground Travel & Lifestyle Magazine, based in London, having worked for Newsweek Magazine for 12 years travelling around the world. He is a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers and professional photographer, and launched sister publication Our Man Behind The Wheel at the end of 2018, which is aimed at the discerning car enthusiast.

Neil Hennessy-Vass is Contributing Editor for Our Man On The Ground Travel & Lifestyle as well as a widely-published globetrotting award-winning food and travel writer and photographer. Neil has worked with B & W Photography Magazine, BBC Food Magazine, Families Magazine and Darling Magazine.

Mark Nicholls is an award-winning freelance travel writer and author, based in the UK. Having written for a range of national titles, specialist magazines and international websites, he also operated as a war correspondent for a number of years in locations such as Iraq and Afghanistan.

Adam Jacot de Boinod is a freelance international journalist covering the world’s languages, cultural comparisons and travel destinations and has the daily column “On This Day” in the Daily Mail.

Stuart Forster is an award-winning freelance writer and photographer specialising in food and travel related features.

Known as the ‘River Cruise Queen’, Jeannine Williamson is an award-winning travel writer, cruise expert and our cruise correspondent, who has clocked up thousands of nautical miles.

Anthony Peacock works as a journalist and is the owner of an international communications agency, all of which has helped take him to more than 80 countries across the world. Read more…

Jeremy Fraser is a much travelled ‘all-round’ freelance writer who specialises in relating experiences from within the hospitality, travel and motor industries. Read more…

Rebecca Hay is an experienced travel writer who specialises in good old-fashioned journalism and has written for many regional and online publications. Read more…

Debbie Pugh-Jones enjoyed a career in journalism working for daily and regional newspapers and has travelled extensively, with many of her adventures being animal-orientated. Read more…

Kevin Pilley is a former professional cricketer and chief staff writer of PUNCH magazine. His humour, travel, food and drink work appears worldwide and he has been published in over 800 titles. Read more…

Mike Pickup is an award-winning freelance journalist and photographer, covering all forms of travel including ocean and river cruising and writing for national newspapers and magazines. Read more…

Frances and Michael Howorth are an award-winning team of travel writers specialising in coverage of luxury yachts both large and small.

Lynn Houghton divides her time between the UK, North and Central America, Africa and points in between. She writes mainly for on-line newspapers and magazines as well as Los Angeles based publications and is an award-winning photographer.

Amy Guttman is a freelance journalist and broadcaster based in London regularly reporting for PBS Newshour, BBC and Forbes, focusing on current affairs and entrepreneurship.

Ramy James Salameh is an award-winning travel journalist and works as an International Reporter for ‘Conference + Meetings World Magazine’. He writes about all aspects of travel in the MICE, business travel, luxury, lifestyle and cultural tourism sectors.

David Harfield is one of our longest-standing contributors and regularly reviews restaurants, hotels and experiences from all corners of the world.

Melanie Chenoweth has spent the last decade scouring the globe for the best in food, travel and adventure and loves writing about bold flavours, beautiful views and new experiences.

Kerry Walker is an award-winning freelance travel writer, author and MA-qualified translator.

Caroline Phillips is an award-winning freelance journalist who has contributed to most of the UK nationals and a variety of magazines and websites.

Sarah Riches has over 10 years’ experience as a lifestyle journalist and is the author of the travel guide the London Almanac and the deputy editor of the tourist magazine Where London.

Jane Egginton is the author of over 40 travel guide books for publishers such as Michelin, Thomas Cook and Reader’s Digest.

Jessica Harris is a UK-based lifestyle journalist with a background in fashion, beauty and travel journalism.

A former banker, Elisabeth Rushton swapped her career in equity sales for journalism and has never looked back. Read more…

John Harfield has travelled the world armed pretty much with just a pen, a camera and a surfboard. He also heads up our concert column, attending many a gig in Edinburgh, Glasgow and further afield.

Ana Muhar Blanquart is a Croatian journalist. Having been the London Correspondent for the national newspaper Jutarnji list, she is currently working for various national media outlets, both print and TV. When she is not travelling, she lives between London and Zagreb with her husband and three children.

Esme Fox is a freelance travel writer based in Barcelona and has travelled extensively around South-East Asia and South America.

Freelance writer, editor and travel journalist Tyler Wetherall has been published in a range of magazines, websites, newspapers and books splitting her time between New York City and London.

LOS ANGELES, California
Jolie Loeb is a Luxury Lifestyle Columnist and writes for several Los Angeles based publications, specialising in travel and fine dining.

Emma Simmons has a passion for seafood as well as a taste for adventure and spends much of her time exploring new restaurants and hotels, playing netball and hitting the ski slopes.. Read more…

Judith Baker is a London-based travel writer and editor specializing in the Caribbean and editor of Caribbean World magazine.

Liz Tecirli is a passionate freelance travel writer, seeking hidden gems all over the globe and specializing in adventure travel, extreme sports and luxury breaks.

Caroline Bishop is a freelance journalist who swapped city life in London for outdoor adventures in Switzerland. From her home in Lausanne she writes about travel and ski resorts.