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Simon Ostheimer
Traveller. Writer. Asia.

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Simon Ostheimer is an experienced travel writer, with more than 17 years experience as an author and editor for various magazines, guidebooks, newspapers and websites across Asia.

Specialising in Southeast Asia, he is a regular travel writer for global media including inflight magazines, travel titles, and architecture websites, has contributed to more than 70 publications, and authored 13 travel destination guides. He is also the founder of and main writer for Tales of the Orient.


So far he has lived in six countries and 10 cities across the world: Leicester, Bristol, Suzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Phuket and Phnom Penh.

Simon is always available for writing assignments, you can get in touch by emailing him at:

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13 Travel Guides:


D/A City Guide: Bangkok


Hong Kong Tuttle Travel Pack


Forbes Travel Guide (Cambodia)

DK Eyewitness: Cambodia & Laos

Fodor's Travel: Essential Thailand (Cambodia)


Rosewood Phuket: Destination Guide

Rosewood Bangkok: Destination Guide

Rosewood Guangzhou: Destination Guide

Rosewood Luang Prabang: Destination Guide


Phuket Colouring Book

Porter & Sail Guide to Phuket

Fodor's Travel: Essential Thailand (Phuket)

Deck of Secrets Eat & Drink Guide to Phuket


70+ Magazines, Websites, Newspapers & Apps:

Amayen, AsiaLife Cambodia, Bangkok 101, Bangkok Post, Bikinis & Martinis, Business Traveller Asia-Pacific, Cape + Kantary, City Weekend, CNN Travel, Coconuts Bangkok, Conde Nast Traveler China, Conde Nast Traveller India, Cubes InDesign, Deck of Secrets, Design Anthology, DestinAsian, Dwell Asia, Eight (Dusit International), Epicure, Esquire Malaysia, Expat Living Singapore, Expatriate Lifestyle, Fah Thai (Bangkok Airways), Forbes Travel Guide, Goldrush, Have Family Will Travel (Four Seasons), Forbes Travel Guide, Holidays for Couples, In Essence (Centara), InDesign Live Singapore, Indulge (Star Cruises), In Sing, Jetstar Asia, Jetstar Australia, Lanna 101, Men's Health Malaysia, Mindfood, Novosti Phuketa, Oryx (Qatar Airways), Phuket Tatler, Porter & Sail, Remote Lands, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Sawasdee (Thai Airways), Scoot, Silkroad (Dragonair), Silkwinds (Silk Air), SilverKris (Singapore Airlines), Skylife (Turkish Airlines), Smile (Cebu Pacific), South China Morning Post, Surface Asia, Thailand Tatler, That's Beijing, That's PRD, That's Shanghai, The Beijinger, The Daily Meal, The Expat KL, The Phuket News, The Ritz-Carlton, Tiger Tales (Tiger Airways), Time Out Hong Kong, Time Out Singapore, Tourism Selangor, Travelife, Travel & Leisure Southeast Asia, Tuttle Publishing, UO (Hong Kong Express), Vacations & Travel, Voyeur (Virgin Australia), World Travel

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