Simon Parker

British Travel Writer & Broadcast Journalist

Simon Parker is a British travel writer, broadcast journalist and engaging speaker working across a wide range of themes and subjects. If it involves travel, intriguing people and an untold story, then he's interested. In 2022 he published his first book Riding Out which charts a 3,427-mile journey around "Pandemic Britain"

"Simon is an inspirational and captivating speaker "

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  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Sports and Adventure
  • Media
  • Inspirational


He presents in English.

How he presents

Simon uses a clever combination of narrative and film which makes for a dynamic, and uplifting experience.

Books & Media

  • Riding Out

In Detail

Simon has reported on stories as diverse as product shortages in Venezuela, the 'migrant crisis' in Greece and social inequality in the barrios of Northern Colombia, to paragliding solo through the Andes, hiking Bali's highest volcanoes and driving a rickshaw the length of India. He has visited, and reported from, over 100 countries in the past decade, from Bhutan and French Polynesia to Svalbard and Namibia. In 2016 Simon sailed and cycled from China to London in 133 days, for a Telegraph series and BBC World Service documentary. His award-winning TV travel series, Earth Cycle, has been distributed in 20+ countries globally and can be found on Amazon Prime, FOX Australia and YouTube.


Simon knows how to engage with a range of audiences, captivating them with stories from his incredible adventures. Simon is living proof that with determination and ambition you can achieve amazing life goals.



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