Welcome to the Website of

  Paul Shawcross Travel Writing & Photography
Superb images and quality travel writing

Looking for someone to revise/write a travel guide, produce a smart phone app or  be your Acquisitions Editor? Paul has written and revised guidebooks for several major publishers and is always happy to consider new projects. Recent pieces include: 'Jersey' for Select Travel Media; 'Rome: The Eternal Destination' for Serendib, the in-flight magazine of Sri Lankan Airlines; a revision of the London City Guide to Angers and updates of the 2014/5 Michelin Green Guides for Normandy and Brittany.  

His top-selling smart phone app Dordogne Explorations is available on the iTunes Store  and also the Android Market.  His second app, 'Provençal Roaming', (see review here) is also available on the iTunes Store and the Android Market. Paul's latest app Nice & Beyond featuring the city itself and also the fabulous Arrière Pays Niçois, the mountainous area to the north,  is available on iTunes  and Google Play.


Need images of France and la vie française, Spain and the Balearics, Italy, Switzerland, Benelux, Cyprus or the UK including Jersey? Paul has an extensive library of images many of which are available on-line at alamy.com or direct from ourselves. Search for the image you need either by clicking the picture below and selecting a region or refine your search by clicking one of the links to Alamy below and enter a keyword, name or reference number.

Paul's client list includes: Michelin, Thomas Cook, Dorling Kindersley, Eurocamp,  VFB Holidays,  Inntravel,  French Life,  France Magazine, Fastcheck Arrival Guides, Expedia.com, Time Out, OUP,  Rough Guides, Cambridge Publishing Management, Sutro Media, Select Travel Media, Columbus Travel Media and numerous other smaller tour operators/publishers.

Paul is also the Regional Acquisitions Editor (Europe) for Bindu Media, a major new travel planning website to be launched Autumn 2015. This will feature a wide range of itineraries put together by some of the world's most established and respected travel writers.

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Stock photography by Paul+Shawcross at Alamy

Stock photography by Paul+Shawcross at Alamy

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Coming soon : More superb images of Madeira and Lanzarote.

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This page was last updated 7th August 2015