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Bio


Matthew Crompton

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Bio


Matthew Crompton

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Published Work

  • "A Walk on the Wild Side". / Adventure Travel Magazine / June 2018 [Writing and photography].
  • "Before the Tar". / Sidetracked.com / 24 May 2018 [Writing and photography].
  • "The Bartang Valley, Tajikistan". / Bikepacking.com / 12 March 2018 [Writing and photography].
  • "Rocks, Crocs and Waterfalls". / Cycle Magazine / Dec 2017/ [Writing and photography].  [Republished with changes as “Falls, Rocks, Crocs”, May 2018, Action Asia Magazine].
  • "The Great Outdoors: Northern Italy and Slovenia". / Trip by Skyscanner / 3 Dec 2017 / [Reviews – Custom Guide, writing and photography].
  • "The Road Less Travelled: The Fujifilm X Series for Bikepacking". / FujiLove.com / 14 Aug 2017 [Writing and photography]. 
  • "The Border Roads, Tibet". / Bikepacking.com / 29 June, 2017 / [Writing and photography].
  • “Darwin and Beyond: Australia’s Top End”. / Trip.com / October 8, 2016 [Reviews – Custom Guide, writing and photography].
  • “A Non-Diver’s Guide to Coron, Philippines”. / Trip.com / April 4, 2016 [Reviews – Custom Guide, writing and photography].
  • “Monumental: a Travel Guide to Western India.” / Trip.com / January 19, 2016 [Reviews – Custom Guide, writing and photography].
  • “Must-See South Mumbai.” /  Trip.com / January 18, 2016 [Reviews – Custom Guide, writing and photography].
  • “Mumbai’s Southern Oasis.” / Asian Journeys Magazine. / December, 2015 [Writing only].
  • “India: Living and Dying.” / Transitions Abroad. / May, 2015. [Writing and photographs].
  • “Into the Hills.” The Best Travel Writing Vol. 10. / December, 2014. [Writing only]. [Republished in "The Soul of a Great Traveler", 2017].
  • “Cleveland: A Midwestern Renaissance.” / Trip.com. / November 8, 2014. [Article and photographs].
  • “Contemplation in Kyoto.” / The Weekend Australian / August 8-9, 2014. [Article only].
  • “Turning Back the Clock in Sri Lanka.” / Trip.com / July 11, 2014. [Article and photographs].
  • “Town and Country in Tasmania.” / Trip.com / May 23, 2014. [Article and photographs].
  • “Into the Hills.” / Travelers’ Tales: Tales to Go / Issue #3, May 2014. [Writing only].
  • “Moving Mountains.” / Action Asia Magazine / November 2013, pg. 62-69 [Longer and significantly different version of “A Hindu Pilgrimage” published Jan 2012 in Adventure Travel Magazine]. [Article and photographs].
  • “Guatemala: Learning to Travel.” / Tripoto.com / October 2013 [Article only].
  • “On the Radar: Kuala Lumpur – Mont Kiara.” / Virgin Australia Voyeur Magazine / October 2013, pg. 87-88 [Article and photographs].
  • “Wandering a Water Wonderland: On Submarine Safari in the Philippines.” / Trip.com / June, 2013.  [Article and photographs].
  • “A Pocket of Resilience.” / Southeast Asia Globe Magazine. / February, 2013. [Article and photographs].
  • “Making the Jump: Tips for Settling Abroad.” / CompleteHome.com.au. / November 20 & December 18, 2012 (2-part article). [Article only].
  • “Minimal Living.”/ CompleteHome.com.au. / November 13, 2012. [Article only].
  • “Homes Around the World.” / CompleteHome.com.au. / November 6, 2012. [Article only].
  • “Gogovore! Australia: Cheap Eats in Sydney.” / Trip.com. / October 23, 2012. [Article only].
  • “Weekend Escapes – Shwe Inn Tha.” / Asian Journeys Magazine. / October, 2012. [Article and photographs].
  • “Between Worlds.” / Action Asia Magazine. / September – October 2012. [Article and photographs].
  • “36 Hours in Bangkok.” / Trip.com. / August 2, 2012. [Article and photograph].
  • “Time and Tides in Mozambique.” / The Weekend Australian. / June 9-10, 2012. [Article and photograph].
  • “Spellbound in the Depths of Lake Malawi.” / The Weekend Australian. / May 26-27, 2012. [Article only].
  • “Surfing Coffee Bay, South Africa.” [short] / The Weekend Australian. / May 26-27, 2012. [Article and photograph].
  • “Don’t Do That, Do This: Off-The-Beaten-Path Travel Alternatives.” / Trip.com. / May 23, 2012. [Article only].
  • “36 Hours in Seoul.” / Trip.com. / March 20, 2012. [Article and photographs].
  • “Improving Paradise.” / 10 Magazine Asia. / February, 2012. [Photographs only].
  • “The Whale Shark at the End of the World.” / The Weekend Australian. / January 21, 2012. [Article only].
  • “A Hindu Pilgrimage.” / Adventure Travel Magazine. / January – February 2012. [Article and photographs].
  • “Top Five Temples in Asia.” / Trip.com. / December 12, 2011. [Article only].
  • “A Peaceful Crossing, Rich in Symbolism.” / The Weekend Australian. / October 15, 2011. [Article only].
  • “Riding the Waves, Mamallapuram Gets Hip.” / Trip.com. / September 28, 2011. [Article only].
  • “Seoul’s Homegrown Hip.” / The San Francisco Chronicle. / September 18, 2011. [Article and photographs].
  • “Beyond Bali.” / Adventure Travel Magazine. / September, 2011. [Article and photographs].
  • “Camel College.” / The Best Travel Writing 2011 (Anthology, Travelers Tales, San Francisco). [Writing only].
  • “The Authentic Escape.” / The Weekend Australian. / July 16-17, 2011 [Article and photographs].
  • “Sizzling Seoul.” / The Philadephia Inquirer. / June 5, 2011. [Article and photographs].
  • “Heart of Seoul.” / Cebu Smile Magazine. / May 2011. [Article and photographs].
  • “Riding the Rails in India.” / Trip.com. / April 4, 2011. [Article and photographs].
  • “Into the Volcanic Heartland of Kyushu.” / 10 Magazine Asia. / December 2010. [Article and photographs].
  • “Out Walking on a Knife Edge.” / The Weekend Australian. / November 19, 2010. [Article and photographs]. (Reprinted in longer form as “Along the Knife’s Edge.” / Adventure Travel Magazine. / January 2011. [Article and photographs], reprinted in different form as “Along a knife’s edge.” / Action Asia Magazine. / March 2013. [Article and photographs]).
  • “The Vegetarian Way.” / 10 Magazine Asia. / September, 2010. [Photographs only].
  • “The B-Boy Next Door.” / 10 Magazine Asia. / September, 2010. [Article and photographs].
  • “Of the Earth and Sky.” / The Weekend Australian. / May 1-2, 2010. [Article and photographs].

EDITORIAL:

  • Editor-at-Large, Trip.com, 2015 – 2016.
  • Travel Correspondent, Trip.com, 2010 - 2015.
  • Managing Editor, The Cauldron, 2002-2004.

 

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Matthew Crompton is an award-winning writer and photographer preoccupied with bikes, hikes, and the mystical solitude of the way-out. His latest project is a 29+ fat-tyred expedition from the Tibetan Plateau through the mountains of Central Asia. 

Awards:

  • Grand Prize Winner, Seventh Annual Solas Awards for Best Travel Writing.
  • Commended, Australian Photographer of the Year, 2015 (Portrait and Black and White).
  • 3rd Prize Winner, Transitions Abroad Narrative Travel Writing Contest.
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Writing and Photography CV


Writing and Photography CV