naveed khan – bio

naveed khan

Freelance Travel Blogger

Karachi, Pakistan

I am a passionate travel writer with a love for discovering new destinations and sharing my experiences with others. I have a knack for finding the unique and off-the-beaten-path experiences that often go overlooked. Whether I am writing about a local street market in Vietnam or trekking through the Andes Mountains in Peru, I aim to bring my readers along for the journey with vivid descriptions and captivating storytelling. My goal is to inspire others to step outside their comfort zones and explore the world with curiosity and open-mindedness. With several years of experience leading tours and writing for well-known publications, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the travel writing community.


Travel Writer, The Globe Trotter (2021 - Present)

  • Write and produce in-depth articles on a variety of travel destinations, covering cultural experiences, adventure activities, and local cuisine.
  • Collaborate with photographers and videographers to create visually appealing content for the magazine's website and social media platforms.
  • Conduct research and attend press trips to gather information and gather first-hand experiences to share with readers.

  • Freelance Travel Writer, various publications (2019 - 2021)
  • Contributed articles on travel destinations, food and culture to a range of print and online publications including National Geographic Traveler, Lonely Planet and Travel + Leisure.
  • Conducted interviews with locals and tourists to gather information on lesser-known attractions and experiences.
  • Utilised SEO techniques to ensure articles were easily discoverable by potential readers.

  • Travel Coordinator, Adventure Bound (2017 - 2019)
  • Designed and led small group tours to a variety of international destinations including Thailand, Peru and Morocco.
  • Coordinated logistics including transportation, accommodations, and activities to ensure a seamless travel experience for clients.
  • Provided expert travel advice and recommendations to clients before and during their trips.
  • Education

    The University of Sydney
    Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Computer Science · (2002 - 2005)






    "Best Travel Writer" award from the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW)
    "Best Destination Coverage" award from the International Travel Writers & Photographers Alliance (ITWPA)
    "Top Emerging Travel Voice" award from the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA)


    Certified Travel Industry Professional (CTIP) from the Travel Institute
    Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) Adventure Travel Guide certification


    "Discovering the Hidden Gems of Japan" (Lonely Planet, 2022)
    "Foodie's Guide to Italy" (National Geographic Traveler, 2021)
    "Trekking in the Andes: A Journey Through Peru's Mountains" (Outdoor Adventure Magazine, 2020)
    "The Road Less Traveled: Exploring Remote Regions of Northern Thailand" (Travel + Leisure, 2019)
    "A Culinary Tour of Vietnam: Savoring the Flavors of the North to the South" (Food & Wine, 2018)

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