One of Australia's most experienced travel writers, and two-time
winner of the prestigious Australian Society of Travel Writers Best
Adventure Story Award, Lee Atkinson has been writing about
her adventures on and off the road for Australian newspapers,
magazines and travel guides since 1991. A self-confessed road trip
junky who loves getting away from the crowds in wild and remote
places, she believes "that any excuse to hit the road is a good
Lee is the author of 13 travel books and two smartphone apps about travelling in and around Australia and co-editor of two anthologies of travel writing, as well as a contributor to Explore Australia's Camping Around Australia guide and the road tripping bible, Explore Australia. Her most recent books published by Hardie Grant Travel are The Definitive Bucket List, Australia's Best Nature Escapes and Explore Australia by Camper Trailer. See www.leeatkinson.com.au.