Huw Hennessy

Writer, editor and updater for more than 30 years, specialising in Latin America, plus worldwide wandering. Huw first visited South America as a tour leader for London-based tour operator Journey Latin America; up the Andes and down the Amazon during the mid-80s and early 90s. Since then has travelled the globe, from New Zealand to Australia, St Petersburg to Reykjavik, New York to California.

Huw has written for many publishers, including: Footprint Travel Guides, Dorling Kindersley, Michelin Green Guides, Rough Guides, and Insight Guides. He was a managing editor for Insight Guides, relaunching their Latin America series and redesigning their website.

His work has included writing the AA Rio de Janeiro CityPack, updating the AA Las Vegas CityPack, and updating Rough Guides’ Central America on a Budget, and Footprint Handbooks’ Central America and Colombia guides.  He has also written for magazines, including Wanderlust; news stories on Ecuador and Honduras for The Independent; and blogs, features and updates for websites, including TES – The Times Educational Supplement, World Travel Guide, Dorling Kindersley Travel and Footprint Travel Guides.

He is currently in Mozambique updating the eighth edition of the Bradt Guide to Mozambique (pub. Spring 2021), having just updated the fourth edition of the Bradt Guide to Saint Helena, Ascension & Tristan da Cunha (mid-2020).