John Lee

Independent Travel Writer

John is a British-born travel and feature writer based in Vancouver, Canada. A Lonely Planet guidebook author, his weekly Travel Concierge column runs in Canada’s Globe and Mail national newspaper, while his additional work has appeared in more than 150 print and online outlets around the world, from the Boston Globe to and from the Guardian to Qantas: The Australian Way magazine. He has won more than a dozen writing accolades – plus a Best Online Video on Canada prize in the Canadian Tourism Commission’s Northern Lights Awards (click here to watch this video on YouTube).

Lonely Planet

Lonely-Planet-VancouverLonely Planet British Columbia

John has written or co-written 25+ Lonely Planet guidebooks since 2004. These books are widely available via all the usual outlets as well as on the Lonely Planet website.

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Tour Vancouver


Visiting Vancouver? Book a unique private walking tour with the author of Lonely Planet’s Vancouver City Guide – plus Walking Vancouver and Drinking Vancouver.

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