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.


Each photograph links to an article

Uriage-les-Bains 21 for 21
The Guardian
Treize Desserts
The Guardian Provence Christmas
Klimt in Bordeaux
The Guardian lockdown
Colorado Provençal
The Guardian Quarantine
Family road trip in Brittany
The Guardian
Hidden gems in Brittany
The Guardian
Lyon's Cité de la Gastronomie
The Guardian
French beach holiday
Train travel in France
The Guardian
EXPLORE PARTS UNKNOWN - in memory of Anthony Bourdain
The Guardian
Nîmes' Musée de la Romanité
Where locals go on holiday
The Guardian
BORDEAUX top tips
The Guardian
BORDEAUX - food and drink
The Guardian
Euro islands on a budget
Europe's festivals
Grand Jeux Romains in Nîmes
Roman Games in Nîmes'
Europe's best 'local' beaches
Marseille's many quarters (French)Ec
Echo magazine
Monaco's Irish Library
Princess Grace Irish Library
ebiking in the Vercors
The Guardian
Beach bars in France
The Guardian
Best bars in Bordeaux
Best wine bars in Bordeaux
Côte d'Argent
Best restaurants in Lyon
Lascaux IV
new replica cave in the Dordogne
ART DECO in Europe
French Foodie retreats
French national parks
over 23,000 shares!
Europe's most bizarre
Gourmet Drive
Provence in the winter
Aix - self-catering
Chateaux for sale
Pierre Cardin's Lacoste
EURO 2016 in France
Le Corbusier's Cité
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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. 


Ten of the best from France magazine
Best cobbler in Europe
Theft of the Mona Lisa
Frescoes in the Tinée valley
Boules - a brief history
Stevenson Trail on a donkey
Lavender in Provence
Prehistory tour of France
Vincent van Gogh
Hunting for Gold
Gorges du Verdon drive
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Lyon to Nice
Perpignan to Narbonne
La Rochelle to Cognac
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 road trips

Ten of the best
print-only articles
(under construction)

Jon Bryant

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Attractions close to the ferry
Daily Telegraph
Cruise on the Rhône
Daily Telegraph
Beat Art in Norway
The Independent
Canal du Midi
Sunday Telegraph
Cézanne's Provence
Modern Painters
Railway films journeys
Daily Telegraph
Nuclear properties
The Observer
Ballooning in Burma
Daily Telegraph
Montezuma's revenge
Daily Telegraph
Travelling with dogs
Daily Telegraph
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