Ramsay Short

Editor, Journalist, Writer

Ramsay Short is an accomplished BSME-nominated editor, writer, journalist and creative content consultant with extensive experience working in print magazines and newspapers, digital journalism and social media, TV and radio, specialising in travel, politics, lifestyle and culture across Europe and the Middle East. Former and founding Editor-in-Chief of Time Out Beirut and Let's Go with Ryanair; Editorial Director of A Magazine and UltraVilla; Contributing Editor at 71% - The Superyacht Magazine; Editor at HikeToTheMoon.com.

MAGAZINES: Condé Nast Traveller US, Tank, Let's Go Magazine, Canvas, Bidoun, The Voice, Bespoke, A Mag, FT Magazine, Time Out, 71% The Superyacht Life Magazine, BA Highlife, Voyager, Impressions, J Magazine, American Way. NEWSPAPERS: The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Independent, The IHT, The National, The Daily Star Beirut, Variety. BOOKS: The Hedonist's Guide Beirut CONSULTING: Gerson Lehman Group DIGITAL: UltraVilla.com, Hiketothemoon.com TELEVISION: No Reservations with Anthony Bourdain - Beirut (2006), No Reservationswith Anthony Bourdain - Back To Beirut (2010), Parts Unknown with Anthony Bourdain - Beirut (2015).

Click on the links above for my resumé and my LinkedIn profile.

Contact: [email protected]

United Kingdom




Souled Out

Lebanese singer-songwriter Yasmine Hamdan is at the height of her powers, with sold-out gigs across Europe and the US this summer and a new remix of her album Jamilat coming up

Esquire ME

My Friend Tony

Anthony Bourdain’s unfiltered brand of journalism was witty, thought-provoking and refreshingly honest. Following his death in June, Ramsay Short, pays tribute to the chef,...

Condé Nast Traveler

15 Best Indian Restaurants in London

Brits love a curry more than they love their traditional fish and chips-it sells out the latter two-to-one in the U.K.-and Londoners are spoiled for choice when it comes to fine...

Papercup - The Sounder


It's July 2017 and I am sitting out on the Gänsehäufel, a pint of Otakringer in one hand and greasy Käsekrainer in the other, watching the sun go down behind the magical scenery...

Condé Nast Traveler

24 Best Things to Do in London

Our list of what to do in this U.K. powerhouse. If you're visiting London, your only problem is working out what you can afford to miss. Which incredible food market do you...

Condé Nast Traveler

5 Best Day Trips from London

London is so packed you could easily spend a lifetime exploring it-but just as the capital's denizens often feel an irresistible urge to get away, you will, too. Here are our...

Editorial Direction

A Magazine

Now, Issue 88

It's all happening right here, right now.

A Magazine

UnCool, Issue 87

Birth of the (un)cool

A Magazine

Bold, Issue 86

A Magazine

Fantasy, Issue 85

The Fantasy issue

A Magazine

Identity, Issue 84

Issue 84 of A Mag explores notions of identity through the people we meet, the artists, musicians, architects, designers, chefs and photographers; through fashion and travel and...

A Magazine

Youth, Issue 83

Our summer issue of A Mag, relaunched and redesigned, celebrates youth, not just here but around the world. For if fashion is anything, it is (or at least it should be),...

Let's Go

Let's Go Magazine

From 2007 - 2015 I was the Editor-in-Chief and Co-Publisher of travel magazine Let's Go for Europe's biggest low-cost airline Ryanair.

Time Out Magazine

Time Out Beirut

From Jan 2005 - Jan 2007 I launched, conceived and created the celebrated Time Out magazine online and in print back in 2006. The first quality English language journal in the...



Solid as Rock

Musician Faris Badwan is provocative, unconventional and marches to the beat of his own drum. Now, following the release of his band The Horror's fifth album, he’s on his way to...

Superyacht Life

Humans of Yachting: Michael Nurbatlian

Michael Nurbatlian, marketing director behind December’s Kata Rocks Superyacht Rendezvous – recalls what it was like the first time he stepped on a superyacht and explains why...


The VIP Life

New concierge app Velocity Black promises to power the ultimate lifestyle. From yacht parties to submarine rides, it’s all at your fingertips in this members-only digital club.