I've contributed to over 50 Lonely Planet guide books and coffee table publications, covering Europe (Portugal and Greece), South America (Bolivia and Paraguay), Mexico, Canada, USA and Africa (Lesotho, Swaziland and South Africa).

I’m also the author of All This Talk About Careers (Allen & Unwin), and have contributed to several other titles.

My educational texts (Nelson Learning and Macmillan) include guided reading material and reference books.

Travel Guides

Lonely Planet Guidebooks

Canada Travel Guide - edition 13

USA (Florida) Travel Guide - to be published 2018

Florida Travel Guide - edition 8

Florida & the South's Best road trips

Discover USA - edition 4

Discover Florida - edition 3

Orlando & Walt Disney World Resort - Pocket guide edition 2

Crete Travel Guide  - edition 6 

Australia Travel Guide - edition 18 & 19

Melbourne & Victoria Travel Guide - edition 10

West Coast Australia Travel Guide - edition 8

Mexico Travel Guide editions 11, 12, 13, 14 15 & 16 (pub 2018) 

South America on a Shoestring Travel Guide - edition 10

Bolivia Travel Guide - editions 6 & 7

Africa Travel Guide - editions 11, 12 & 13 

Greece Travel Guide - editions 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13 (to be published 2018)

Greek Islands Travel Guide - editions 4 & 5

Discover Greece Travel Guide - editions 1 & 2 (2012)

Portugal Travel Guide - editions 7, 8, 9 & 10

Southern Africa Travel Guide - editions 4, 5 & 6 (August 2013)

South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland Travel Guide - editions 7, 8 & 9 (Oct 2012)


















My contributions have also been published in:


I'm especially thrilled to contribute Canada's Cape Breton's Cabot Trail to Lonely Planet's terrific new gift book EPIC DRIVES OF THE WORLD for roadtrip-loving readers. Check out my piece here


The Lonely Planet Guide To The Middle Of Nowhere (Hardback, General Pictorial; October 1, 2006)

One People: Many Journeys (Hardback Pictorial; September 1, 2005) 

Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Adventures (September 1, 2013) 

Lonely Planet's 1000 Great Escapes (Hardback Pictorial, October 2013)

World's Best Street Food (Lonely Planet, March 2012)

World's Best Brunches (Lonely Planet, March 2015)

Epic Drives of the World (Lonely Planet, Aug 2018)

The Best Things in Life are Free (Lonely Planet, Aug 2016)

From the Source: Mexico (Lonely Planet,  Aug 2017)

Secret Marvels of the World (Lonely Planet, Aug 2017)

Lonely Planet's Global Coffee Tour (May 2018)

Lonely Planet’s Around the World in 80 Food Trucks (March 2019)


General Travel

Inspiring Adventures Overseas: Special Interest Travel (Global Exchange, 2002)

Inspiring Adventure Overseas (Interview)


I've contributed chapters to the following publications:

Australian Expats: Stories from Abroad (Global Exchange, 2003)

A Place in the World: Stories from Australian Volunteers International (Melbourne Books, 2007)

Young Adult

In All This Talk About Careers (Allen & Unwin, 2003) fifty people talk openly about starting out, and how they discovered what they wanted to do. As they look back on their often surprising career paths, they remember their achievements as well as the obstacles they had to overcome.


‘Its information is straight forward, letting the reader select what is relevant and useful.’ - Bendigo Advertiser

‘…this book will go a long way towards relieving the pressure on all young people…’ - Sunday Telegraph

‘…refreshing, down-to-earth look at a wide range of career options.’ - Reading Time


Discover more in this career profile: Bitten hard by the travel bug



Children's Books

I've written a range of children's guided reading books for schools.

Migrants & Refugees (Macmillan, 2006)

People in Remote Areas (Macmillan, 2006)

Senior Citizens (Macmillan, 2006)

Young People (Macmillan, 2006)

People with Disability (Macmillan, 2006)

Aged People (Macmillan, 2006)

Extreme Sports (Cengage 2001; USA, NZ and Aus) *Still in print*

Lend a Hand (Cengage 2003)