British-born John Lee has been a Vancouver-based writer for 15 years. A Lonely Planet guidebook author and The Globe and Mail’s Travel Concierge columnist, his work has appeared in more than 150 media outlets around the world. A Die-hard fan of UK soccer team Queen’s Park Rangers, his love of travel is founded on an insatiable curiosity about people and places.
All-time favourite souvenir: Wooden Christmas tree ornaments from a Vienna street market
Favourite travel memory: Watching the seemingly endless larch tree forests from the windows of the Trans-Siberian Railway.
Best travel advice: Always talk to the locals and ask them about their favourite places to eat, drink and shop.