Mary Anne Evans

  • Mary Anne Evans is a part-time resident of Auvergne in France who is a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers.
  • Evans has worked for the BBC World Service and published travel articles in Gourmet magazine, The Observer, Metro, and several other international outlets.


Mary Anne Evans is a former writer for TripSavvy who published dozens of articles about tourism in France and the United Kingdom. Although British by birth, Evans has spent a considerable amount of her life traveling between France and England and has worked in travel journalism for over 20 years.

An experienced journalist, travel writer, editor, and author, Evans was born in London and now divides her time between London and her house in the Auvergne. However, Evans has always been a Francophile; from her first family trip to a small seaside town in northern France at age 5, she has always championed the good things in life that France offers. In her early adulthood, Evans took part in several French student exchange programs and spent many of her holidays traveling through France. In college, Evans even took a summer job as a driving tour guide for American tourists in France's Loire Valley.

A member of the British Guild of Travel Writers, Evans has had articles published in Gourmet magazine, The Observer, Metro, and many other international outlets. She has worked for Michelin and Gault Millau, writes and edits guidebooks and the website for Frommer’s, and contributes to with articles on London restaurants and hotels. She has also worked for the BBC World Service.


Evans is a graduate of Bristol University where she gained an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and French. She also has a Masters Degree in Education from London University.

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