Journalist and Travel Writer
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Journalist for over 20 years, I write about travel, food, wine, art, culture and sport.

TV and Radio

Broadcasts on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live, RTÉ, Radio Ulster, TalkSport, TalkRadio and SKY news.


Teacher of journalism,  news writing and media studies.



Jon Bryant lives in the south of France with his wife, the writer Ruby Soames, and their two children. Jon had his first article published - about Brazilian culture - when he was 19 years old in the London-based magazine City Limits.


Jon has travelled and written about Burma, Egypt, Sri Lanka, China, Australia, Germany, Portugal and Norway but he specialises in France, Spain and the Mediterranean. 

He has been published in The Guardian, The Observer, The Times, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, and House & Garden. He is a regular contributor to France magazine and many other journals including the RSA magazine and lots of inflight magazines. 


Jon Bryant wrote the Moon guide to the French Riviera, published in February 2020, and has also written a guide to Burma, a book about money for children and is currently working on a collection of travellers' tales. 


Lyon to Nice
Lyon to Nice
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Perpignan to Narbonne
Perpignan to Narbonne
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La Rochelle to Cognac
La Rochelle to Cognac
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