Our Team

Meet our highly experienced travel writers and editors, from our in-house team based in Europe and Australia to our handpicked contributors all over the world

Our Expert Travel Writing Team

At World Words, we're very picky about our writers and editors. Each one is an established journalist or content writer with experience working for many of the world's biggest travel publications and brands. What's more, they live and work all over the world, providing us with real, on-the-ground expertise - whatever the destination.
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Joe

Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Joe is the editor-in-chief of World Words. Originally from the UK, he has lived in six countries and travelled to more than 85. He’s now based in Prague. With a content marketing background and as a writer for the likes of National Geographic, Lonely Planet, Forbes and USA Today, Joe works with his team to deliver travel content that works for the client and the reader alike.

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Nicole

Sub-Editor and Writer

Nicole’s a long-standing lifestyle journalist, copywriter and editor. She calls Australia‚Äôs Gold Coast home, but frequently lives as a digital nomad across Southeast Asia, and loves to roam everywhere from Sweden to Mexico. A travel writer for Wanderlust and TripSavvy, as well as a fiction writer, Nicole works with the World Words team to ensure consistent, quality travel copy.

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Eilidh

Sub-Editor and Writer

Eilidh is an accomplished writer and editor currently based in Glasgow, though she’s previously resided in China and Germany. She still loves exploring Europe, Asia and beyond. Eilidh has years of experience as a writer for travel publications like Fodor’s and digital brands like TravelSupermarket. Whether as a writer or as an editor, she is committed to crafting unbeatable content.

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Samantha

Travel Content Writer

Samantha is a seasoned travel writer who specialises in luxury. She’s lived in the UK, Spain, China, Israel and Honduras and has also explored far and wide, from Alaska to Palau. Her biggest passion (and main area of expertise) is South America. A regular writer for Princess Cruises, Thomas Cook and Bradt Guides, Samantha works on all kinds of content projects for World Words.

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Ruth

Travel Content Writer

As a copywriter and journalist living in the wilds of Yorkshire, Ruth is drawn to the outdoors – she’s hiked massifs in Malawi, climbed volcanoes in New Zealand and trekked the 800km width of Spain. She is especially well-travelled in Europe. Ruth’s created campaigns for the likes of Airbnb and Historic England, and regularly writes travel guides and blogs for World Words.

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Nana

Travel Content Writer

A travel writer and editor, Nana has lived in the United States, Zimbabwe, Australia, France and Ghana and travelled all over the world – particularly in Africa. She has written guidebooks for Lonely Planet and Rough Guides, as well as travel content for the BBC, the Independent, Time Out and others. Nana works on destination guides and web content for World Words.

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Jacqui

Travel Content Writer

Jacqui is a travel journalist, content writer and editor based near Brighton. She has chased the northern lights in Iceland, skated icy forest trails in Canada and sailed the backwaters in India, but has a particular passion for the United States. A writer for brands like DK Eyewitness, The Independent and Rough Guides, Jacqui works on travel guides for World Words.

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Eleanor

Travel Content Writer

A digital content guru and travel journalist with a focus on food and wine, Eleanor is based in a sleepy little corner of Paris, but travels every year across the US, Canada, and Central America. Her work appears in The Telegraph, Culture Trip, AFAR, Time Out and Rough Guides, and her first book came out in 2019. Eleanor writes articles, guides and website copy for World Words.

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Nathanael

Travel Content Writer

Nathanael is a content writer, blogger and editor with a strong passion for travel and film. He’s visited everywhere from Kenya to Tajikistan, but is most commonly found in Edinburgh. As well as a writer for travel brands like Expedia and Cottages4you, he is often heard on BBC Radio’s Culture Studio. Nathanael works on website copy and other content briefs for World Words.

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Lottie

Travel Content Writer

Travel journalist and digital content expert Lottie lives in Oxfordshire – but is always far happier in Spain, East Africa or India, where she has collectively spent months working on guidebooks and travel stories. A writer for The Times, DK Eyewitness and the BBC, plus brands Booking.com and MoneySupermarket, Lottie works on travel articles and guides for World Words.

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Jemima

Travel Content Writer

Jemima took her first flight at two weeks old, and she has never stopped travelling. She’s lived in the Cayman Islands, China, Seychelles and New Zealand – but feels most at home in the Caribbean. A writer of travel content (often with a foodie twist) to publications such as Lonely Planet and Culture Trip, Jemima writes articles, blogs and destination guides for World Words.