Travel Writing Examples

By Tony Dunnell:

Atlas Obscura
I’ve written more than 50 entries for Atlas Obscura (and Gastro Obscura) and counting. You can see all my entries, which range from Peruvian cooking techniques to strange monuments and landscapes worldwide, at my Atlas Obscura profile page.

Paste Magazine
Take a Bar Crawl Through Cusco, Peru Dec 2016
Dining Guide to Cusco, Peru Nov 2016
Human Cargo on the Slow Boat to Iquitos Feb 2016

VICE Munchies
Why Peru’s Altiplano Farmers Eat Clay with Their Potatoes Aug 2016
What It’s Like to Brew Beer at 11,000 Feet Dec 2015

International Living
A New Craft Beer Adventure in the Peruvian Andes, Feb 2017

Crave Magazine (Hong Kong and Macau)
The City of the Kings, March 2017

South American Vacations Blog
Macaws of the Amazon Rainforest March 2018
Hiram Bingham And The Discovery Of Machu Picchu Feb 2018
The Wildlife Of Patagonia: 7 Iconic Birds Jan 2018
The Wildlife Of Patagonia: 8 Iconic Land And Marine Mammals Jan 2018
The Best Places For Whale Watching In South America Dec 2017
See more of Tony Dunnell’s articles for South American Vacations here.

The Latin Kitchen
Can You Name These 10 Peruvian Jungle Fruits? May 2015

Best All-Inclusive
Best All Inclusives for Swimming With Dolphins May 2017
Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse Nov 2016
Best All Inclusives for Water Park Lovers Oct 2016
Best All Inclusives for Concert Buffs Oct 2016
Best All Inclusive Resorts for Celebrity Spotting Sept 2016
Best All Inclusive Resorts in … South America Sept 2016
See more of Tony Dunnell’s articles for Best All-Inclusive here.

Peru Travel at
Tony Dunnell was the Peru Travel Expert for from 2011 to 2016, writing hundreds of articles covering everything from luxury hotels to alternative treks to Machu Picchu.

New Peruvian
New Peruvian is Tony’s flagship website. It went live in March 2017. You can see the latest articles in the feed in the sidebar of this portfolio site.

Created by Tony Dunnell in 2010 and sold in December 2016, HowtoPeru has become one of the most popular independent travel blogs in Peru. All content prior to 2017 was written by Tony, apart from guest posts.

Other Peru-Related Writing Projects


travel 42 (part of Northstar Travel Group) — Tony Dunnell updated and expanded various sections of travel42’s travel industry guide to Peru, including entire entries for Lima, Cusco and Machu Picchu (April 2015 to January 2016).


Culinary Travel in Peru (eBook) — Tony wrote all of the regional introductions in Aracari’s 100-page guide to Peruvian cuisine (published June 2015).

Starwood Hotels Peru

Starwood Hotels — Tony contributed six articles to Starwood Latin America’s Peru: Stay Like a Local campaign.