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, write content for a smart phone app or  simply supply high quality images? 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 Michelin Green Guides for Normandy & Brittany not to mention pieces for Google's Touring Bird.


Image Library

Need images of France and la vie française, Spain and the Balearics, Portugal, Italy, Switzerland, Benelux, Cyprus, Ireland or the UK including the Channel Islands? Paul has an extensive library of images many of which are available on-line at alamy.com or direct - check out my portfolio by clicking the Ponte Vecchio image below and/or refine your search by clicking one of the links to Alamy (also below).

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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 Provence & Classical Spain

Check out images of the Carnaval de Nice - Click here to view


Client List

Paul's client list includes: Google, 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, French Entrée, Select Travel Media, Columbus Travel Media and numerous other smaller tour operators/publishers.


Touch Screen Travels - free to download apps

Paul's app Nice's Best tells you everything you need to know about the fabulous city of Nice on the Côte d'Azur and includes sections on the 'Beyond', the amazing mountainous region above Nice as well the Riviera itself.  Download below:                         


The latest app in the series, Newcastle's Best, features Paul's home city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne which sits proudly on the River Tyne and showcases spectacular bridges, stunning Neoclassical architecture and amazing nightlife. Download below:


Please note: Paul's popular top-selling smart phone apps which included Dordogne Explorations, Provençal Roaming and Nice & Beyond  are unfortunately no longer available due to the closure of the publisher Sutro Media. However, if you missed them, they all feature on the website of Bindutrips as free downloads!

Stop Press: Paul is currently working on his new app Provence's Best featuring this fabulous French Région which is scheduled for release during early Spring 2020.


BinduTrips - a new paradigm in travel planning

Paul is also the Regional Acquisitions Editor (Europe) for Bindutrips, a major new travel planning website  launched late 2017. This brand new paradigm in travel planning features a wide range of itineraries put together by some of the world's most established and respected travel writers.





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A bibliography of Paul's Work


Access to Paul's Travel Images


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All pictures on this site are protected by copyright and may not be downloaded or used for any commercial purpose without permission.

This page was last updated 11th November 2019


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