Yvonne Gordon is a travel and features writer whose work has been published in The Irish Times, The Irish Independent, The Irish Mail on Sunday, Metro, The Guardian, The National, AFAR.com, The Boston Globe and The San Francisco Chronicle. She also writes for travel guides such as DK Eyewitness, Afar.com and Explorer Publishing and she co-wrote DK Eyewitness Travel – Back Roads Ireland, an exploration of Ireland’s unexplored countryside, published in 2010.
Yvonne’s travel adventures in Europe include exploring the Dalmatian islands in Croatia and staying in a lighthouse there, sailing the Amalfi coast on a tall ship, snorkelling in Iceland in winter, making pancakes with a Lapp reindeer herder in the Arctic and sailing around Norway's Vega Islands.
When not writing or travelling, Yvonne can often be found harnessing the power of the wind or the waves, either sailing on Ireland’s east coast or surfing in the northwest. For more information, see www.yvonnegordon.com or follow @yvgordon on Twitter.