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Helen Abramson

Helen Abramson - Editor

London, United Kingdom

Overview

I'm a travel editor for Rough Guides and a freelance travel writer specialising in adventure sports.

Services
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade
Non-Fiction
Travel

Work experience

Travel Editor

Rough Guides

April, 2013 – Present (over 3 years)

Editor (children's illustrated reference)

DK Books

July, 2012 – April, 2013 (10 months)

Editor and projects coordinator (children's fiction)

FourteenFiftyFour

January, 2011 – July, 2012 (over 1 year)

Portfolio (14 selected works)

The Rough Guide to Greece

Rough Guides

The Rough Guide to Greece has been the definitive guidebook to the country for more than 30 years. This full-color 14th edition has detailed coverage of all the best attractions this fascinating country has to offer. With user-friendly accommodation and eating reviews, crystal-clear maps, detailed background and a journalistic eye for detail, this is the ideal guide for all your Greece travel ... read more

The Rough Guide to Greece has been the definitive guidebook to the country for more than 30 years. This full-color 14th edition has detailed coverage of all the best attractions this fascinating country has to offer. With user-friendly accommodation and eating reviews, crystal-clear maps, detailed background and a journalistic eye for detail, this is the ideal guide for all your Greece travel ... read more

The Rough Guide to The Greek Islands

Rough Guides

The Rough Guide to the Greek Islands is the definitive guidebook to this fantastic region. This full-color new edition has detailed coverage of all the best attractions these beautiful islands have to offer. With user-friendly accommodation and eating reviews, crystal-clear maps, detailed background and a journalistic eye for detail, this is the ideal guide for all your Greece travel needs. To... read more

The Rough Guide to the Greek Islands is the definitive guidebook to this fantastic region. This full-color new edition has detailed coverage of all the best attractions these beautiful islands have to offer. With user-friendly accommodation and eating reviews, crystal-clear maps, detailed background and a journalistic eye for detail, this is the ideal guide for all your Greece travel needs. To... read more

Pocket Rough Guide Hong Kong & Macau (Rough Guide to...)

Rough Guides

The Pocket Rough Guide to Hong Kong and Macau celebrates the energy of these two former European colonies, sitting just 37 miles apart on the south China coast. This fully updated guidebook includes the lowdown on the shopping opportunities and cutting-edge architecture of Hong Kong's downtown, parks, and harborside cityscapes — all existing alongside traditional temples and street markets. Go... read more

The Pocket Rough Guide to Hong Kong and Macau celebrates the energy of these two former European colonies, sitting just 37 miles apart on the south China coast. This fully updated guidebook includes the lowdown on the shopping opportunities and cutting-edge architecture of Hong Kong's downtown, parks, and harborside cityscapes — all existing alongside traditional temples and street markets. Go... read more

The Rough Guide to Morocco

Rough Guides

The Rough Guide to Morocco is the ultimate travel guide to this beguiling country and includes all the details you need to explore Morocco at your own pace.The Rough Guide to Morocco gives you the lowdown on how to get where you're going, where to stay when you get there, and the best places to eat, drink, and hang out, whether you are oasis-hopping in the desert or mountain trekking in the Hi... read more

The Rough Guide to Morocco is the ultimate travel guide to this beguiling country and includes all the details you need to explore Morocco at your own pace.The Rough Guide to Morocco gives you the lowdown on how to get where you're going, where to stay when you get there, and the best places to eat, drink, and hang out, whether you are oasis-hopping in the desert or mountain trekking in the Hi... read more

Pocket Rough Guide Istanbul (Rough Guide to...)

Rough Guides

The Pocket Rough Guide to Istanbul contains everything you need to know about this unique, continent-straddling city — from insightful coverage of the key sights to expert reviews of the very best restaurants, bars, clubs, and shops. Image-packed sample itineraries help you plan your time in the city, while the equally colorful "Best of" section ensures you don't miss any highlights — from the... read more

The Pocket Rough Guide to Istanbul contains everything you need to know about this unique, continent-straddling city — from insightful coverage of the key sights to expert reviews of the very best restaurants, bars, clubs, and shops. Image-packed sample itineraries help you plan your time in the city, while the equally colorful "Best of" section ensures you don't miss any highlights — from the... read more

The Rough Guide to Turkey

Terry Richardson, Marc Dubin

The Rough Guide to Turkey is the most comprehensive travel guide to this unique country straddling both Europe and Asia — and bordering countries as diverse as Greece in the west and Iran in the east. Alongside an array of stunning images, you'll find insightful coverage of everything this country offers: from the Mediterranean beaches that play host to nesting turtles to the soaring mountain ... read more

The Rough Guide to Turkey is the most comprehensive travel guide to this unique country straddling both Europe and Asia — and bordering countries as diverse as Greece in the west and Iran in the east. Alongside an array of stunning images, you'll find insightful coverage of everything this country offers: from the Mediterranean beaches that play host to nesting turtles to the soaring mountain ... read more

The Rough Guide to Cape Town, The Winelands and The Garden Route

Rough Guides

The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands, and the Garden Route is the ultimate travel guide to South Africa's most captivating city and its surrounding region. Full-color photography illustrates the finest of Cape Town's colonial architecture, vibrant neighborhoods, and iconic setting. This guide will show you the best this cosmopolitan city has to offer — from fascinating museums, cutting ... read more

The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands, and the Garden Route is the ultimate travel guide to South Africa's most captivating city and its surrounding region. Full-color photography illustrates the finest of Cape Town's colonial architecture, vibrant neighborhoods, and iconic setting. This guide will show you the best this cosmopolitan city has to offer — from fascinating museums, cutting ... read more

The Rough Guide to Australia

Rough Guides

The Rough Guide to Australia is your indispensable guide to one of the most unmissable countries on earth. It is packed with practical information on once-in-a-lifetime experiences in Oz, from sunrise walks around Uluru to viewing Kangaroo Island's wild seals, sea lions, kangaroos, and koalas; from bush-camping safaris in UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park to exhilarating helico... read more

The Rough Guide to Australia is your indispensable guide to one of the most unmissable countries on earth. It is packed with practical information on once-in-a-lifetime experiences in Oz, from sunrise walks around Uluru to viewing Kangaroo Island's wild seals, sea lions, kangaroos, and koalas; from bush-camping safaris in UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park to exhilarating helico... read more

The Rough Guide to Rome

Martin Dunford

The Rough Guide to Rome, in full-color throughout, is the most readable introduction available to the sights and attractions of one of the greatest cities on earth. Everything you need to know about the iconic landmarks, ancient buildings and distinctive neighborhoods — as well as the inside track on the best of the city's restaurants, wine bars, shops, markets, and much more — is presented in... read more

The Rough Guide to Rome, in full-color throughout, is the most readable introduction available to the sights and attractions of one of the greatest cities on earth. Everything you need to know about the iconic landmarks, ancient buildings and distinctive neighborhoods — as well as the inside track on the best of the city's restaurants, wine bars, shops, markets, and much more — is presented in... read more

The Rough Guide to Japan

Sally McLaren, Martin Zatko

The award-winning Rough Guide to Japan makes the ideal travel companion to one of the world's most unique and dynamic countries. In full color throughout, this opinionated guide is packed with essential information on the latest and best places to sleep, eat, party and shop and includes pointers on etiquette and other cultural niceties. Maps of all the main tourist destinations and easy-to-rea... read more

The award-winning Rough Guide to Japan makes the ideal travel companion to one of the world's most unique and dynamic countries. In full color throughout, this opinionated guide is packed with essential information on the latest and best places to sleep, eat, party and shop and includes pointers on etiquette and other cultural niceties. Maps of all the main tourist destinations and easy-to-rea... read more

What's Where in the World

Take a unique tour of Planet Earth and find out what goes where in the world. What's Where in the World is a unique visual encyclopedia of what's where in this world of ours. With 75 full-colour maps showing you things such as the world's tallest buildings, longest rivers, most dangerous earthquake spots and even where you can find animals that glow! Covering diverse topics in six chapters on ... read more

Take a unique tour of Planet Earth and find out what goes where in the world. What's Where in the World is a unique visual encyclopedia of what's where in this world of ours. With 75 full-colour maps showing you things such as the world's tallest buildings, longest rivers, most dangerous earthquake spots and even where you can find animals that glow! Covering diverse topics in six chapters on ... read more

It Can't be True

Get ready to believe the unbelievable with It Can't Be True It Can't be True! lets you in on life's little secrets that seem unbelievable but are totally true. For example: Did you know that the Moon is the same size as Australia? Or that a blue whale's heart is as large as a car? Explore a world of subjects, from the tiniest microchips to the massive, swirling planet Jupiter, with stunning ph... read more

Get ready to believe the unbelievable with It Can't Be True It Can't be True! lets you in on life's little secrets that seem unbelievable but are totally true. For example: Did you know that the Moon is the same size as Australia? Or that a blue whale's heart is as large as a car? Explore a world of subjects, from the tiniest microchips to the massive, swirling planet Jupiter, with stunning ph... read more

Booksurfers: Treasure Island

David Gatward

TWO BOOKS IN ONE! Read the Booksurfers adventure and follow it up with the story the gang have been exploring.Jake, Becca, Ryan and Harriet are kidnapped by Dr Crookshanks and his accomplice, Professor Kaufman. Against their will, the gang have to jump 'into' the world’s best known adventure stories to steal important artefacts, using an incredible invention called the Nautilus. If they don't ... read more

TWO BOOKS IN ONE! Read the Booksurfers adventure and follow it up with the story the gang have been exploring.Jake, Becca, Ryan and Harriet are kidnapped by Dr Crookshanks and his accomplice, Professor Kaufman. Against their will, the gang have to jump 'into' the world’s best known adventure stories to steal important artefacts, using an incredible invention called the Nautilus. If they don't ... read more

The Poison Diaries

Maryrose Wood

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