Garuda Indonesia Colours Magazine March 2019 - Page 12

10 Contributors CONTRIBUTORS 30 68 74 86 120 What’s On Interview Travel: Sydney Travel: Bandar Lampung GA Kids Dawn Gibson Yani Lauwoie Brian Johnston Valentino Luis Hendri Nguriana Dawn Gibson is an Australian-British journalist who combines her passions for writing and travel in her work. Formerly a senior reporter for an Australian newspaper and the editor of a lifestyle magazine in Qatar, she has contributed to media around the world. She particularly loves writing about food, fashion and culture. Read her stories at www.dawncreativemedia.com With 15 years’ experience working in the magazine publishing industry (GADIS, Cita Cinta, Femina), Yani Lauwoie has written on a wide variety of topics. However, travel writing is where her real passion lies, allowing her to combine her love of words with her desire to explore the world. Read her travel stories at yanilauwoie.blogspot.com. Born in Nigeria of Irish parents, Brian was destined to become a travel writer; he has lived in Switzerland, the UK and China, and now calls Sydney home. The author of three travel books, he also contributes to leading newspapers and travel magazines. He has twice won the prestigious Australian Travel Writer of the Year award. Valentino Luis was born and raised in Maumere, Flores. He later completed his studies at Udayana University in Denpasar, before moving to Germany in 2012 having decided to become a full-time traveller. His love of the mountains and the people in the remote areas of Flores inspired him to establish Shoes for Flores and Flores Rural Library, social programmes focused on education, while he continues to write. Hendri Nguriana has loved drawing since elementary school. Illustrating is his favourite way of expressing the ideas, fantasies and abstract concepts that take shape in his mind. He takes inspiration mostly from his favourite movies and video games, and from his travels. Dawn Gibson adalah seorang jurnalis Australia-Inggris yang menggabungkan gairah untuk menulis dan bertualang dalam pekerjaannya. Ia pernah bekerja sebagai wartawan senior untuk koran Australia dan editor majalah gaya hidup di Qatar. Ia juga kontributor untuk media di seluruh dunia. Ia sangat suka menulis tentang makanan, fashion dan budaya. Baca ceritanya di www.dawncreativemedia.com. Telah bekerja selama 15 tahun di industri media (GADIS, Cita Cinta, Femina), Yani Lauwoie tidak asing dengan dunia tulis-menulis. Terlepas dari kemampuannya menulis berbagai topik, perjalanan adalah topik yang paling diminatinya. Dengan menulis kisah perjalanan, dia bisa menggabungkan dua hal favoritnya, yaitu menulis dan jalan-jalan. Baca karya-karyanya di yanilauwoie.blogspot.com. Lahir di Nigeria dari orang tua Irlandia, Brian ditakdirkan untuk menjadi penulis perjalanan. Dia pernah tinggal di Swiss, Inggris, Tiongkok dan sekarang menetap di Sydney. Penulis dari tiga buku perjalanan ini juga berkontribusi untuk surat kabar dan majalah perjalanan terkemuka. Dia telah dua kali mengantongi penghargaan bergengsi Australian Travel Writer of the Year. Lahir dan tumbuh di Maumere, Flores, Valentino Luis menyelesaikan studi di Fakultas Sastra Universitas Udayana, Denpasar, kemudian hijrah ke Jerman. Sejak 2012 ia memutuskan untuk menjadi full-time traveller. Kecintaannya kepada pegunungan dan masyarakat pedalaman Flores mendorongnya untuk mendirikan gerakan sosial pendidikan Shoes for Flores dan Flores Rural Library, sambil tetap aktif menulis. Ilustrator Hendri Nguriana, lahir dan besar di Jakarta, sudah gemar menggambar sejak masih duduk di bangku sekolah dasar. Menggambar ilustrasi baginya merupakan sarana mengekspresikan ide, khayalan serta konsep yang ada di benaknya. Inspirasi dan ide untuk karya- karyanya kebanyakan ia dapatkan dari film, video game dan hobi melancongnya. London, UK Jakarta, Indonesia Sydney, Australia Flores, Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia