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Lisa Gerard-Sharp

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Full name Lisa Gerard-Sharp
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Award-winning travel, lifestyle and arts journalist, author, speaker, content provider, copywriter and media trainer. Travel, culture, heritage, lifestyle - also cruise, the arts, design, fashion, architecture; spas & well-being, food and wine, hotel reviewing, walking & winter sports, languages, education; and travel books. Lisa likes being let off the leash and prefers in-depth writing (or talks), often with a cultural or controversial slant, along with literary, arty, foodie or film trails. In terms of travel-writing, it's worldwide coverage but key destinations include: Italy; France (especially Riviera & Provence); the Mediterranean; the UK; Med and Caribbean cruising; river and ocean cruising; barging; California; Ireland; the Canaries; independent travel; experiential travel; luxury travel; hotel, restaurant and spa reviewing; soft adventure.

Editorial work Features writing, Editing, Photography, Radio
Last updated 01-09-2017 17:20

Biography

Discover an individual voice, irrepressible writing and respect for the story. Lisa is an eclectic writer, an engaging speaker, an opinionated columnist and independent-minded correspondent. Follow her thoughtful blog, Never Trust a Travel Writer, for a foray through contemporary travel-writing: www.lisagerardsharp.com/blog

As well as being an award-winning travel writer, Lisa is also a feature-writer, lifestyle journalist, author, editor, reviewer, speaker, content provider, media trainer and travel photographer. Lisa contributes to glossy magazines, national newspapers, guidebooks, television, and travel and lifestyle websites worldwide. For more, see her personal website: www.lisagerardsharp.com

Lisa specialises in in-depth travel-writing, embracing controversial travel issues, film trails, international cruise, personalities, the arts, travel, heritage, design, fashion, food, wine, winter sports and soft adventure. As well as that, she's an arts interviewer and reviewer of hotels, restaurants and spas.

Lisa is also an Italian and French expert thanks to time spent living in Rome, Florence, Paris and Brussels, including while working in Italian television. She is currently based near Cannes, as well as in London and Liguria (Italy). Email contact is best in the first instance.

Lisa also gives cultural and travel talks to the public, along with media presentations and content provision (including copywriting, corporate communications, and blogging for destinations, hotel groups and luxury brands) and speaks at media workshops/travel events.