Journalist, App Founder and Lecturer


Chris has been a journalist for almost 15 years, writing for over 40 publications worldwide and focusing on a broad range of travel related topics from business travel to budget guidebooks. He has a Masters Degree in Tourism focusing on publishing, has travelled extensively and at one time has called Scotland, Estonia, Vietnam, England and Argentina home.

He has a wide university teaching background, currently co-ordinating Media Convergence Journalism at Australian Catholic University, as well as guest lecturing and tutoring in the Masters of Global Media at Melbourne University

Most notably Chris founded TheHappiestHour, which is a widely popular app/website that finds the best food & drink specials (and reviews) around Australia/NZ and most recently in December 2016, Hong Kong. Plans are underway to expand to other Asian countries in 2017.