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I am an award-winning travel writer who loves to tell stories of travel and adventure through words and images.

My work has appeared in The Irish Independent, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Irish Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, BBC Travel, Hemispheres, and others. Awards include Travel Extra Adventure Travel Writer of the Year 2019.


More of my work

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My photos have been published in The Washington Post, The LA Times, The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Boston Globe, The Irish Independent, United Airlines Hemispheres magazine and Cathay Pacific Discovery magazine.
I won Travel Photo of The Year 2016 at the TravelMedia Awards.

View my photography portfolio or follow me on Instagram

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Writing and editing

I have been commissioned for writing and editing projects for companies including Bank of Ireland, National College of Ireland, MediaTeam Ltd, Dublin Institute of Technology and CPL Resources PLC as well as for publishing houses and agencies. I am an experienced sub-editor and copy editor and have also created writing workshops and webinars.


Get in touch

To commission a writing project,
please email yvonne [at]

Follow @Yvonne.Gordon on Instagram and @YvGordon on Twitter