About Us

Welcome to West Travel Club, where we share the world of travel through stories, videos, photos, podcasts, a dedicated eNewsletter, competitions, special offers, discounts, events, tutorials and exclusive tours with our writers and photographers.

For this is the digital home of a highly experienced team of professional staff travel writers, photographer and videographers, and industry professionals, bring you the best of travel — from remarkable experiences to travel opportunities you can’t buy anywhere else.

By coming to this website, we consider you a West Travel Club member — part of our Travel Club family — but Gold members get a raft of benefits and discounts.

Behind Travel Club are the vast resources of Seven West Media — Australia’s biggest media audience company — bringing you the best of travel.

For more information regarding the Travel Club and advertising rates please download our Media Kit.

Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield explains our new club, where you can travel with us in an even more dynamic and intimate way. Duration: 01m 52s The West Australian

Our Team

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Stephen Scourfield

Travel Editor

After a lifetime of travel and writing, our Travel Editor knows the world’s nooks and crannies. Twice named Australia’s Best Travel Writer, the recipient of a United Nations Media Award, he’s also an award winning novelist, and acclaimed professional photographer and word performer (and a mostly-reliable motorcyclist). Our crew fears only one phrase: “I’ve had an idea …”

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Mogens Johansen

Lead Travel Photographer & Travel Photojournalist

With more than 30 years’ professional photographic experience, Mogens leads our popular photo training courses, and will take some special Travel Club Tours. But more than that, he’s out and about travelling, writing, making video features, and showing how to take better pictures through our online tutorials. Recent assignments have ranged from South America to New Zealand.

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William Yeoman

Travel Writer

Before joining the Travel team, Will Yeoman was Literary Editor and Senior Arts Writer at The West Australian. He is also a former director of Perth Festival Writers Week and New Norcia Writers Festival. As a travel writer and photographer, Will's focus is Japan and WA. Though he enjoys searching out all that's good in arts and culture, no matter where in the world he finds himself...

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Michael Ferrante

Travel Writer

With a passion for travel and a background in news reporting and features, and a former editor, Michael joined our team in early 2019. As our cruising specialist he will bring you a fresh perspective in words, pictures, video and sound from the high seas and in destinations the world over. Stay up to date with the latest news, and special offers, in his weekly cruising column, online and in our weekly podcasts.

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Sam Jeremic

Motoring Editor

If he’s not in Europe investigating breakthrough motoring developments at some big car expo, he’s at the launch of a new model, or driving fast round the Leguna Seca circuit in America. Sam’s our man behind the wheel, bringing great drive experiences, news, tips and advice. He’ll offer advice for drives in WA and we’ll have some caravanning stories, too.