Philip Cornwel-Smith An arts, entertainment and travel journalist and editor for 14 years, he became the founding editor of Bangkok Metro in 1994, Thailand's first and still leading city listings magazine.
After eight years of writing about culture and lifestyle from an unbiased consumer standpoint - and helping to found the independent Metro Awards - he
went freelance after seeing through Metro's redesign. Alongside doing writing and location consultancy, Philip is now the editor of an all-new guidebook, the Time Out Guide to Bangkok, Chiang Mai & the Islands, to be launched in 2003.A decade earlier, Philip was deputy editor of the award-winning Time Out London and Amsterdam guides.
In the meantime, he
has contributed to various international publications and broadcasting projects, and written much of the bestselling Eyewitness Guide to Thailand.Later this year, Philip
will appear on Discovery Channel in Europe hosting a segment of a travel magazine show for Noodle Box Productions.