Joanna Lester-George


Travel and Lifestyle Writer. Independent Hotel & Restaurant Reviewer. Interviewer for Features. Hotel Website Content Provider and Proofreader.

Thank you for visiting the portfolio of Joanna Lester-George. I am a British Freelance Writer, who has lived and travelled all over the world and who for the past decade has been based between India and the UK. With a strong background in creative writing, I began writing professionally for travel guides and magazines in 2011. To date, my articles, features and reviews have been featured in such reputable publications as The Footprint Hand Guide to India, the food magazine Malli, 'Wine and Dine' and the popular Planet Goa, for which I am a regular contributor.

Being a Freelance Travel Writer works perfectly alongside my role as Director of KOKOindia the Travel Company. KOKOindia is a boutique travel consultancy which specialises in stylish holidays, retreats and safaris across India. Each bespoke holiday is designed on the basis of firsthand and personal recommendations, a dream job which allows me to travel extensively both in India and internationally with my young son.

During my eleven years of working in the travel industry, I have extensively reviewed hotel, dining and travel experiences, as well as conducting in-depth interviews. Samples of my published work can be found both here and on my website ( for which I devised the full content. One of my specialist fields is rapidly becoming that of family holidays (for families of all shapes and sizes) and I am currently writing the Destination Guide to Rajasthan for the amazing

With a strong understanding of the technical and creative writing skills essential for your writing and editing projects, I am happy to receive commissions for features and articles on a wide range of topics, as well as proofreading and providing content for websites and adverts.