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Yvonne Gordon

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.

Yvonne Gordon's blog posts

Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 02:21 on Wednesday 22 June 2016
Yvonne Gordon discovers ancient traditions that are part of daily life on the island of Gozo in the Maltese Archipelago in the Mediterranean
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 01:27 on Tuesday 03 November 2015
Yvonne Gordon visits West Sweden to explore the car-free island of Styrsö, in the Gothenburg Archipelago, by bike and discovers pretty harbours,...
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 09:59 on Wednesday 18 February 2015
Yvonne Gordon discovers how local artists explore the vibrant colours of the landscape on the Mediterranean island of Gozo
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 04:45 on Tuesday 15 July 2014
Yvonne Gordon tries out a surfing course while staying at a beach house in Ericeira, just over 20 miles north of Lisbon, to find out why it is one of...
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 02:40 on Wednesday 18 December 2013
Yvonne Gordon sees sustainability in action while getting a taste of island life in Gozo, off Malta
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 11:31 on Wednesday 14 August 2013
Yvonne Gordon visits a food and maritime festival in Morlaix and Roscoff, France, to learn about the close link between the land and the sea in...
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 10:24 on Monday 17 December 2012
Yvonne Gordon visits Torrisdale Castle, a historic castle estate on the beautiful Kintyre peninsula in Scotland, which has a range of self-catering...
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 05:10 on Sunday 24 June 2012
Yvonne Gordon climbs Ben Bulben in the northwest of Ireland and learns about the area's legends.
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 07:27 on Monday 16 January 2012
Yvonne Gordon travels to Finland to enjoy a range of sumptuous organic food and experience the buzz of excitement of this fast-growing sector.
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 04:02 on Wednesday 04 January 2012
Yvonne Gordon takes one of the world's most beautiful train journeys from Bergen to Oslo in Norway.
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 11:17 on Wednesday 14 December 2011
Yvonne Gordon takes a voyage on the Hurtigruten Coastal Express along the coast of Norway
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 09:58 on Thursday 29 September 2011
Yvonne Gordon heads off on Moonshadow, an Oyster 68, to sail around the remote coast of Western Scotland
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 10:02 on Friday 19 August 2011
Our guide to Berlin, Europe's most eco-hip capital. We show you the best places to stay, where to eat and drink, and how to get around the city...
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 03:33 on Wednesday 29 June 2011
Yvonne Gordon visits an eco-friendly inn, farm and cooking school in Le Marche region in central Italy.
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 02:14 on Wednesday 29 June 2011
Yvonne Gordon stays in a luxury apartment in a beautiful countryside setting in Le Marche.
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 06:17 on Wednesday 18 May 2011
Yvonne Gordon tries some eco-friendly and alternative tours in the German capital

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