Steve McKenna

Freelance travel writer and photographer


About Me

  1. Who is Steve McKenna?

    Based in Britain, but with a passion for escaping to (mainly) sunnier climes, Steve McKenna is a freelance writer and photographer, who specialises in travel. Since 2005, he has visited, written about and photographed more than 80 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania and the Americas. He has funded his adventures by contributing to some of the world's best travel media outlets.

  2. Who has he worked for?

    Steve's articles have appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney Sun-Herald, Virgin Voyeur Magazine, Melbourne Age, West Australian, Get Lost Magazine, Travel & Living Magazine, International Traveller Magazine, YHA Backpacker Essentials Magazine, Get Up & Go Magazine, Outer Edge Magazine, Daily and Sunday Express (UK), Sunday Times (UK), Sydney Sunday Telegraph, New Zealand Herald, NineMsn, Portugal Magazine, Australia & New Zealand Magazine, Overseas Traveler Magazine (USA), TNT Magazine (UK) and Real Travel Magazine (UK). See the writing section for weblinks to some of his stories. Hundreds of Steve's images have appeared in many of the publications listed above, including several glossy magazine spreads. Please see the photo gallery for examples of his photography. He'll be happy to Dropbox you a wider range of shots if you're interested.

  3. What kind of stuff does he write about?

    Anything travel-related - which means almost everything; people, cuisine, history, culture, adventure, literature, nature, politics, geo-politics, current affairs, comical encounters. Most of his work usually comprises a cocktail of the above. He's equally comfortable doing snappy round-up pieces for websites or descriptive articles for magazines and newspaper travel pullouts.

  4. Which countries has he been to?

    Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Canary Islands (Spain), Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, England, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland (Republic of), Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Macedonia-FYROM, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Moldova (including Transnistria), Montenegro, Monaco, Morocco, Myanmar (Burma), Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Scotland, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates (Dubai), United States, Uruguay, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wales

  5. Is he reliable?

    Yes. He hasn't missed a deadline in the last 15 years - and doesn't intend to, barring an absolute, unforeseen disaster. Fingers crossed.

  6. How do we get in touch?

    Please email Steve at [email protected] He will try to respond within 24 hours.

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