Currently BGTW Travel Writer of the Year, Emma Thomson is a respected travel journalist for the UK national press, who spends roughly three-quarters of the year away on assignment covering adventurous off-the-beaten-track destinations.
Commissions have ranged from a world-first expedition crossing Namibia’s Skeleton Coast unsupported, to travelling the length of the Silk Road from Xi’an to Istanbul.
A passionate advocate of responsible tourism, she frequently visits countries recovering from natural disaster or political upheaval, penning features that help travellers regain their trust in these destinations.
She’s also contributes to podcasts, radio and TV.
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