About

Thank you for visiting Geokult Travel. This blog is dedicated to the love of travel and exploring, covering a range of topics including destinations, arts and culture, food, eco-ideas, adventures, photography and advice for travellers.

About the Authors

Tracey Benson and Martin Drury have been travelling as a team since 2010 as partners and creative collaborators. Tracey and Martin have travelled together to Europe, SE Asia and Turkey. They have also travelled extensively within Australia, even driving to Port Macquarie in 2012 to get married (with a Nick Cave song in the background).

Tracey and Marty

Tracey and Marty

Tracey Benson (aka bytetime) is a writer, artist and photographer based in Canberra, Australia. She has travelled to North Africa, the USA, Europe, Scandinavia and parts of SE Asia. You can check out some of her reviews on TripAdvisor. She also has lots of GPS tracks of her bush walks in the southern highlands region of NSW and ACT. Tracey works in academia and government as an online and x-media specialist. Her project 365 Places, explores some of the places she loves. Tracey is also the main writer and editor for the site.

Martin Drury is a photographer and cartographer based  in Canberra, Australia. He has travelled to Papua New Guinea, SE Asia, the South Pacific including Samoa and diving in the Soloman Islands, trekked in Nepal, and sailed the Coral Sea. He also had the enviable role of being the cartographer for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (1989-1995).

Later in 2014, Tracey and Martin will be presenting an exhibition of photographs from their journeys to Turkey in 2011 and 2013 at the Turkish Embassy in Canberra. As part of the exhibition, planned for Turkish Republic Day they will also be launching a full colour publication that documents these journeys. Since 2011, they have been collaborating on a project titled Geokult which explores their mutual love of travel, mapping and photography.

Tracey and Martin are available to help you design your online identity and engagement strategy, as well as freelance writing and photography jobs. You can contact us via this website or their Geokult Facebook page at www.facebook.com/geokulttravel.

We welcome suggestions for reviews and contributions from guest bloggers. If you have a travel story, favourite activity, hints and tips, or any travel information that you want to share please contact us.

17 comments on “About
  1. VisitSiena says:

    thank you for following my blog! happy that you like it 🙂 what an interesting blog you have ! for sure will be back here 🙂

  2. gpcox says:

    Pleasure to meet you.

  3. gertloveday says:

    Thanks Tracey and Martin for following Gert Loveday -Fun With Books. We hope it will give you as much fun as it does us. We’ll certainly be back to browse Geokult Travel.

  4. Dear Martin and Tracey,
    Thank you very much for taking the time to stop by and ‘follow’ my site. I am so happy to discovered yours and will stop by often. Your photographs are beautiful, and articles are so informative (and interesting).

    Best wishes from Japan,
    Takami 🙂
    (@T Ibara Photo)

  5. Candia says:

    Thank you for following my posts. interested that you were in the Solomon Islands etc. I am related to the Bonar family who were in the Marshall Islands etc with timber trading etc

  6. Shelley says:

    Hello fellow travellers!

  7. What a wonderful blog you guys have!! I sure will come back more often. Have an amazing week 🙂

  8. Thank you for the follow. I would like to take some time later and read yours. I did notice that Martin has been to PNG. :). I have read briefly and feel that we have a lot in common Tracey.:)

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