Judy Armstrong is a multi-award winning photojournalist and travel writer, specialising in sport and adventure travel. A New Zealander by birth, she now has bases in the French Alps, and in the North Yorkshire Moors national park in England.


She has travelled extensively by foot, kayak, horse, bike and skis throughout Europe, Africa, the Americas and Asia.

She is a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers (BGTW) and the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild (OWPG). Judy is a regular contributor to publications including France magazine, The Great Outoors, Outdoor Photography  and Canoe & Kayak UK.


A journalist in Britain for 25 years (and before that, in New Zealand), Judy has won more than a dozen awards for her writing, on subjects as diverse as horse herding, cycle touring and long-distance trekking. She is also a prolific gear tester, principally for The Great Outdoors magazine.


Current plans are to introduce an Expeditions segment to this website, with ideas for adventures, route specifics, and photography. Watch this space!


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FROM TOP: Ski touring on Mt Jovet, Savoie; trekking the long-distance GR20 in Corsica; hiking in the Beaufortain, France

LEFT: on the summit of Grand Mont; taking time off to enjoy Dessie, her Dutch Warmblood