Ann Rickard is a Noosa local and author of six successful books, all humorous travel narratives.
Titles include, Not Another Book About Italy; The Last Book About Italy; Not Another Greek Salad; Flash and Brash with Fries on the Side, Ooh La La! A French Romp, Three In A Bed in the Med.
Ann’s colourful and humorous writing has garnered her a large fan club of devotees in Australia and New Zealand.
In 2005 Ann won the prestigious ASTW’s Australian Travel Writer of the Year and in 2007 she won the ASTW Travel Book of the Year.
At an age when many women are thinking of retirement, Ann took on another role – culinary tour guide in France. Each European summer she takes a small group to the South of France to base themselves in a grand 18th century villa in the village of Vers Pont du Gard.
Ann’s travels have seen her explore cuisines all over the world.
Ann is the Life editor of the Noosa News. It covers -Food, travel, fashion,health and home. Ann also writes a column, travel and dining stories for the Sunshine Coast Daily