Ron Emmons is a British writer/photographer/editor based in Chiang Mai, Thailand. From 1975-1989 he worked as an English teacher in state schools, private institutes and universities in the Sudan, Venezuela, the UK and Thailand.
Since 1990 he has worked exclusively as a freelance writer/photographer, updating guidebooks for publishers like National Geographic, Frommer's and Rough Guides, as well as providing illustrated features on travel and culture for a variety of international publications, such as Silver Kris (Singapore inflight), Hemispheres (United inflight) and the South China Morning Post.
He also provides content for websites such as


  • 1990 Dreamscapes, Chiang Mai, Thailand


  • 1987 PGCE (TESOL), Institute of Education, University College, London
  • 1983 M.A. English, San Francisco State University, CA, USA


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