Oliver Berry is a writer and photographer based in Cornwall and Bristol.
His first trip abroad was to the south of France at the tender age of two, and since then his travels have carried him to forty-two countries and five continents.
He graduated with a First Class degree in English Literature from University College London in 1999 and has since written for a wide range of newspapers, magazines, books, journals, encyclopedias and online magazines.
He is a regular contributor to Lonely Planet Traveller magazine and has worked with the world’s leading travel publisher, Lonely Planet, for the last ten years. He has contributed to more than thirty guidebooks, covering everywhere from the far-flung islands of the South Pacific to the secret beaches of his home county of Cornwall.
He now writes on a variety of subjects, specialising in travel, music, film and the natural world. His work has won several awards, including The Guardian Young Travel Writer of the Year and the TNT Magazine People’s Choice Award. He is also a previous editor of the online film journal www.kamera.co.uk, and is the current Destination Expert for the Lake District for The Daily Telegraph. He is also a founder member of o-region, a film and theatre production company based in Cornwall.
He is also an accomplished photographer and filmmaker, with over a decade of professional experience using Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, Acrobat and Final Cut Pro.