Brett Atkinson is based in Auckland, New Zealand, but frequently on the road for Lonely Planet and other publishers.
He's a full-time travel and food writer who specialises in adventure travel, unusual destinations, and surprising angles on more well known destinations.
Craft beer and street food are always good reasons for Brett to explore new cities and countries, and he is featured regularly on the Lonely Planet website, and in newspapers, magazines and websites across New Zealand and Australia.
Since becoming a Lonely Planet author in 2005, he's covered areas as diverse as Vietnam, Sri Lanka, the Czech Republic, New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific islands.
Street food, craft beer and emerging destinations.
Patagonia, San Francisco, Istanbul, Eastern Turkey & Southeast Asia