Jacqui Gibson

Member Since:
Feb 2016

New Zealand freelancer. I write about travel, heritage & life at home and overseas. Guest writer for Flight Centre New Zealand, Wander with Wonder and Epicure & Culture - and associate editor for IFWTWA's flagship Food, Wine and Travel magazine. So, get cracking and send me your best food, wine and travel stories! 

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Published Articles (50)

The Rise and Rise of Gourmet Tramping

A story on the rise of gourmet tramping (or hiking) in New Zealand for Wilderness New Zealand magazine.

A Perfect Weekend Getaway on Washington’s Whidbey Island

A collaborative story by eight writers on what to do, eat and drink and where to stay on Whidbey Island for FWT Magazine.

Cuba Street Cookbook Tells Tasty Tales from Wellington, New Zealand

A story for FWT Magazine on a new cookbook exploring the food heritage of Cuba Street in Wellington, New Zealand.

South Island Hotspots to See Wildlife this Winter

A story for Wilderness New Zealand magazine on the wildlife you’ll see in New Zealand over winter, together with top tips on ethical wildlife watching.

5 Foods To Enjoy As You Paddle The Whanganui River

A story for Wilderness New Zealand magazine on the indigenous Maori foods you can find on a canoeing trip down the Whanganui River.

7 Tips on How To Ethically Fossick for Greenstone

A story for Wilderness magazine on New Zealand pounamu (greenstone) and how to fossick for it ethically.

How To Take An Eco-Friendly Trip To The Solomon Islands

A story on eco-tourism in the Solomon Islands for epicureandculture.com

Spotlight on Italian Winemaker: Piero Lanza

A story on Piero Lanza, Italian winemaker for Fattoria Poggerino in Tuscany.

The Catlins, New Zealand: An Insider’s Guide

A story about the Catlins, a coastal region in New Zealand’s South Island, is a must-do for anyone who loves an off-the-beaten-track adventure.

International Heritage: The Kings of Creole

In depth feature for Heritage New Zealand magazine called The Kings of Creole (Hurricane Katrina posed the greatest threat ever faced by New Orleans’ culinary scene. But determined foodies are […]

Welcome to MacKenzie Country, New Zealand

A feature-length story about the MacKenzie Country in New Zealand’s South Island.

5 Highlights of a Walking Tour of Historic Downtown LA

A story about a walking tour of Downtown Los Angeles for Flight Centre New Zealand.

A Wow Weekend in Galle, Sri Lanka

A story on a weekend in Galle, Sri Lanka, for Wander with Wonder.

Inspired By Bawa

A feature-length story on the inspiration of Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa on a resort and public garden for FWT Magazine.

5 Great Walks in New Zealand to Enjoy

A story about hiking the great walks of New Zealand for Calculated Traveller magazine.

5 Questions with Beer Loving Wellingtonian Kalen Acquisto

A fun story on an American beer lover living in Wellington, New Zealand for FWT Magazine.

Send Me An Angel

Feature story on the revitalisation of Downtown Los Angeles for Heritage New Zealand magazine.

Wharekauhau – Luxury Lodging in New Zealand’s Wairarapa

A review of a New Zealand luxury lodge owned and run by a US billionaire for FWT Magazine.

How to Explore Coffee Culture in Wellington, New Zealand

A feature story on the heritage of Wellington’s coffee scene for Epicure & Culture magazine.

5 Things You’ll Learn about New Orleans on a Ghost Tour

An article for Calculated Traveller magazine about a ghost tour of New Orleans.

A Visit to Commander’s Palace, New Orleans

A restaurant review of Commander’s Palace in New Orleans for FWT Magazine.

New Orleans Culinary History Tour – 5 Dishes to Take You Back in Time

A story for Wander with Wonder magazine on a food tour of heritage dishes in New Orleans.

5 Reasons to Visit Byron Bay, Australia

A guide on what to do in Byron Bay, Australia, for FWT Magazine.

Learning About Hurricane Katrina From The People Who Lived It

Story for Epicure & Culture on responsible tourism and the ethics of touring a disaster area like New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

Kaikoura: Glass-box Glamping in New Zealand

A review of PurePod accommodation in Kaikoura, New Zealand for FWT Magazine.

Italy’s Giglio Island: A Kid’s Guide

A fun story on what to do on Tuscany’s Giglio Island according to two American-Italian kids for FWT Magazine.

A Journey Back In Time To Australia’s Norfolk Island

Feature story for FWT Magazine on Australia’s Norfolk Island.

Chic Singapore – Your Guide to Tiong Bahru

Blog article on what to do in Tiong Bahru, Singapore for Canada’s FlightNetwork.

48 Hours in Brisbane, Australia

A guide on what to do in 48 hours in Brisbane, Australia for FWT Magazine.

Solomon Islands: A Romantic Getaway

A couple’s guide on the Solomon Islands for FWT Magazine.

Entranced by the Solomon Islands

A feature story on Uepi Resort in the Solomon Islands for FWT Magazine.

Ancestral Adventure in New Zealand

A story about hiking in New Zealand with a young Maori guide for FWT Magazine.

48 Hours in Downtown LA

Guide on Downtown LA for FWT Magazine.

5 World Best Heritage Hotels

A review of heritage hotels around the world for FWT Magazine.

Coronado, California: An Insider’s Guide

A guide to Coronado, California for FWT Magazine.

Altered States

A story on the people, culture and economy of Norfolk Island for Heritage New Zealand magazine.

How To Master Food Photography

Guide on how to master food photography for FWT Magazine.

Tiong Bahru for Old-School Cool

Guide to the heritage precinct of Tiong Bahru in Singapore for FWT Magazine.

Jungle Safari Review: Kulu Safaris

Review of Kulu jungle safari in Sri Lanka for FWT Magazine.

Brisbane: Where to Get your Craft-Beer Fix

Guide to Brisbane’s flourishing craft beer scene for FWT Magazine.

Norfolk Island: Your South Pacific Stop Off

Guide to Norfolk Island in the Pacific for FWT Magazine.

Nisala Arana Review: Rustic Luxury in Sri Lanka

Review of Nisala Arana resort in Sri Lanka for FWT Magazine.

Deep in Leopard Country – On Safari in Yala National Park, Sri Lanka

Story on Yala National Park in southeastern Sri Lanka for the Flight Centre New Zealand.

8 Reasons to Walk New Zealand’s Hollyford Track

Story on the Hollyford Track for FWT Magazine.

Sri Lanka: Top 5 Must Dos

Story on the best Sri Lanka has to offer for FWT Magazine.

The Solomons – Love and Heat in a Tropical Climate

Story on the Solomon Islands for the New Zealand Life & Leisure magazine and syndicated through the travel section of Stuff.co.nz

War Heritage in the Solomons

Travel feature on war heritage in the Solomon Islands for Let’s Travel magazine.

Serenity in the Solomons

Article on the Solomon Islands for Bride & Groom NZ magazine.

Go West …24 hours in the Solomon Islands

Travel story on the Western Province in the Solomon Islands for Let’s Travel.

American Pie

Travel story on Kiwi entrepreneur and chef in San Francisco for Idealog magazine.