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Heléne Ramackers

Lifestyle & Travel Editor/Africa

A freelance journalist who enjoys interviewing local and international celebrities but thinks she has found her calling amongst the travel writing fraternity. When she is not fantasizing about her next leopard sighting, Heléne thrives on taking photos of her family and love ones capturing the beauty of sunrises, sunsets, rainbows and the magnificence of the full moon. She is born and bred in Cape Town.

Jarone Ashkenazi

Freelance Lifestyle Writer

Native to Los Angeles, Jarone Ashkenazi writes about luxury hotels, VIP experiences and upscale restaurants. He spends his free time traveling, playing sports and going on outdoor adventures. You can connect with him on Twitter at @JaroneAsh or at jaroneashkenazi.com

Michael Cullen

Freelance Writer

Thailand-based Australian Michael Cullen has called South East Asia home since 2015. Michael takes every opportunity to travel, explore the region’s wonders, and delve into its rich cultural diversity. Luxury travel and lifestyle are his niches. He writes insightfully about hotels with strong design aesthetics, wining and dining, spa and wellness, and sustainable and eco-friendly travel. Find Michael online at www.instagram.com/travellingaussiesinasia/

Bonnie Culbertson

Freelance Writer & Podcaster

Bonnie is a Bali-based freelance writer and podcaster. While covering a broad range of topics - including luxury travel, wellness, fashion, architecture and design - Bonnie always loves to weave insights about sustainable living and travel into every story. In addition to article writing, Bonnie continues to work on novels and scripts. In November 2023, Bonnie was named as a semi-finalist by the Hollywood Climate Summit for her script submission to the Writing Climate: Pitchfest for Film & TV.


Freelance Editor, Writer & Photographer

As a freelance writer, editor, and photographer, Tracy's writing focuses on luxury and adventure travel, spas, fine dining, wine, outdoor activities, and delicious libations. Her favorite pastimes include hiking, kayaking, meeting new people, and experiencing different cultures worldwide. You can follow Tracy on her website at www.tracybeardwrites.com/clip-pr/


Luxury Travel Journalist

Adam Jacot de Boinod worked in London on the first series of the BBC programme QI for Stephen Fry. As a researcher, looking for anything ‘quite interesting’ beginning with the letter A, he discovered that there are 27 ways of describing both moustaches and eyebrows in Albanian. He then read all the world’s dictionaries to write 3 books for Penguin Press on all the most interesting words in the world’s languages. He is now a luxury travel journalist and has visited over 40 countries in the last few years.

James Wong

Freelance Travel Writer

A freelance traver writer originally from London, now based in US. James spent two years writing hotel reviews for airline publications, before covering local events for Tokyo Weekender Magazine in Japan. He freelances for the travel section for a variety of publications overseas including Vogue, Vogue Man, GQ and Esquire.

Tim Cotroneo

Freelance Travel Writer

Tim Cotroneo is a travel writer specializing in island hotels, villas, and golf. My passion for writing was sparked by an article covering the Turks and Caicos Islands. A series of golf articles blossomed into travel destination pieces and business profiles. Nothing gets me jazzed like the anticipation of a trip to a destination I’ve never visited before. At each new stop, I find fascinating people with a story to tell.

Angela Sara West

Freelance Journalist

A very experienced BBC-trained Freelance Journalist covering Luxury Travel & Lifestyle, property and interiors and arts & crafts. Angela specialize in celebrity interviews, and have worked with everyone from Michael Douglas, Ivana Trump and Sir Richard Branson, to Suzi Quatro, Peter Andre and Sir Cliff Richard.


Digital Editor

Priscilla Pilon is a print and digital photo journalist with 30+ years of writing experience. Her focus is on food, wine, boutique hotels, and unique adventures. She is an accomplished social media expert, brand ambassador, and author. She is an admitted Paris addict and is the Publisher/Editor of The Weekend in Paris.

Smitha Sadanandan

Luxury Lifestyle Journalist

Smitha Sadanandan is a freelance journalist and features writer based in Chicago. She writes across design, travel, lifestyle, jewellery & watches for titles such as Vogue Arabia, Financial Times, South China Morning Post - STYLE, Prestige (Hong Kong), Solitaire (Singapore), Vogue India (digital), Professional Jeweler (USA), The Adventurine, Marie Claire (Arabia) and Rapaport among others. Her love for people, food and travel was sparked whilst she lived in London, exploring the cities and culinary hotspots around Europe.

Damon M. Banks

Golf + Real Estate Editor

As an award-winning journalist and accomplished media professional with 20+ years of experience, I have worked with a dynamic portfolio of projects over the years. This includes editorial assignments around the world; brand marketing collaborations; ongoing copywriting and copyediting contracts; representing travel, lifestyle and luxury brands as an ambassador; and executing management roles.

Somnath Chatterjee


For me the biggest luxury is the freedom to go anywhere at any-time and that is something which the humble automobile gives us. Been in love with cars for as long as can remember and have been writing about them for nearly a decade now. Specialize in reporting about luxury and performance automobiles while having driven everything from a Ferrari to a Beetle!

Anthony DeMarco

Freelance Writer

Anthony DeMarco is a freelance writer and editor who travels the world covering the jewelry and watch industry. Anthony currently works as a lifestyle correspondent and “resident jewelry expert” for Forbes.com and covers the U.S. jewelry market for JewelryNetAsia, a Hong Kong-based Web portal. He also contributes to the Financial Times Watches & Jewellery special reports. In addition, he owns and operates the Jewelry News Network blog, which serves as a window into the international jewelry and watches industry.

Shaun Melady

Freelance Writer

Shaun Melady is a marketing and communications professional with over a decade of experience across various brands. He has held key roles managing public relations, communications, digital marketing, and creative campaigns for major companies including Jaguar Land Rover, and Havas Formula. In addition, Shaun is an accomplished freelance journalist and content creator, having contributed lifestyle and trending news articles to a variety of outlets in North America. He is also an award-winning actor and model.

Rebecca Underwood

Travel Journalist

A Travel Journalist, based in London. Rebecca's love of travel goes back to her prior career as a croupier on board luxury cruise liners and her journalism experiences began in 2004 when she joined Mayfair and St James' Life as the resident travel writer. Today, Rebecca lives and travels with her mother and the list of destinations that they are keen to explore continues to grow!

Rahim B. Kanani

Freelance Journalist

Rahim B. Kanani is a global authority on leadership and management in luxury hospitality. He is the best-selling author of A WEALTH OF INSIGHT: The World's Best Luxury Hoteliers on Leadership, Management, and the Future of 5-Star Hospitality, and A WEALTH OF INSIGHT: The World’s Best Chefs on Creativity, Leadership and Perfection. Kanani’s latest book, coming late 2024, fuses wisdom across the two service industries to create the ultimate handbook of insight for everyone in the luxury hospitality business.