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Alastair McKenzie
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About me

Travel journalist and ‘influencer’ with one foot in traditional media and the other in social media.

I speak/moderate at many travel industry/blogger conferences, have a niche blog,, and occasionally write for others.

I'm the 's International Liaison in the BGTW-SATW-ASTW alliance.

Co-author of D-Day Landings - A travel guide to Normandy's beaches and battlegrounds. Published by Bradt Guides, March 2024.
Finalist in 'Best Written Piece' category - Traverse Creator Awards 2022
Finalist in 'Travel Blog Post of the Year' & 'Travel Blogger of the Year' categories - BGTW Members Excellence Awards 2022

What is your favorite travel destination?

Just one? Possibly Belize

Where do you dream of traveling to?

Just one? Panama Canal

What was your first travel job?

Travel Editor/Presenter, Devonair Radio, Exeter, 1988


  • Hey Chris, still looking good! :)

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    Amateur Traveler 1 year ago

  • Tks Pavel. Will do! :)

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    Mechtraveller 1 year ago

  • He sure did! There's a whole bunch of museums around Moscow I need to visit. Heaven knows when that'll happen!

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    Mechtraveller 1 year ago

  • FWIW I was sent an invitation for an event in London on Thursday: 'Become a Digital Nomad in Argentina'

  • Hi, I'm Alastair. I’ve been a travel journalist/editor since 1989, originally in local, then national radio before moving online just before the millennium. Mechtraveller has been running for a few years now. It reflects my own interests in the mechani... show more

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    Mechtraveller 1 year ago