Martin Walsh

Martin Walsh

Title: Writer/Editor
Location: Da Lat, Vietnam
Social Media Links:
Twitter | Instagram


  • Topics of Expertise: Hiking, Conservation, Wildlife, Wildlife Photography, Adventure Travel, Backpacking
  • Years in This Expertise: 15+

Education & Certifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in History, University of Nottingham
  • Years of Writing: 5
  • Awards or Recognitions: Runner-up – Hanoi Natural History Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2022
  • Previous Publications: Western Gazette

A Word from Martin Walsh

  • Why Author Chose This Career: I have been an avid hiker and backpacker for over 15 years, writing gave me a chance to work on the road and share my passion.
  • How Author Began Career: As a teenager, I wrote music and gig reviews for local newspapers. After a long writing break, I came back to writing when I moved to Vietnam in 2017.
  • Personal Interests: Hiking, Basketball, Wildlife photography, Independent travel, Indie music.
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