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Mónica R. Goya is a journalist and photographer specialising in travel, food, portrait and environmental work. She is based in London and has strong ties to her home regions of Asturias and Canary Islands (Spain). She works with digital and analogue cameras. She is fluent in Spanish and English and can communicate in French and Italian. Prior to settling in London, she lived in Galicia, Madrid and Paris. 

When she is not at work she tries to support the principles of Food Justice and she is a volunteer at Food First. She has a great interest in human rights, urban farming, food politics and sustainability and she enjoys spending time outdoors, walking in the beautiful British countryside and doing long distance trails. She holds the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits.

Upcoming travel dates
2018 - (Jan) Rome / Lake District / Barcelona / (Feb) Asturias / (Mar-Apr) Brecon Beacons / Canary Islands / Mykonos / (May) Highlands of Scotland / Santander / (Jun) Copenhagen / Sweden  / (Aug) Cyprus / Yorkshire Dales / Asturias / Galicia /


Selected clients & collaborations

The Guardian / El País Semanal / Condé Nast Traveler / easyJet Traveller / Iberia Ronda / Evening Standard / Turkish Airlines / Tasting Table / Tapas magazine / Terre magazine / Elle à Table Japan / The Gannet / Root & Bone / El País - Planeta Futuro / The Art of Plating / Suitcase magazine / Lodestars Anthology / In Clover magazine / SHOP magazine / Plate Selector / La Nueva España newspaper / Santo Remedio restaurant / Avis



Pink Lady Food Photography Awards 2018. Shortlisted. (Categories: Food In The Field;
The Philip Harben Award for Food in Action; Marks & Spencer Food Adventures)

Robert Schuman Journalism Scholarship. European Parliament, London/Strasbourg, 2011

Álvaro Cunqueiro Gastronomic Journalism National Award. Spain, 2009
[Project: With Our Hands ]



MA University for the Creative Arts. UK

BA (Hons) Universidad de Santiago de Compostela/Southampton Solent University. Spain/UK

WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits


Featured photography

L'Oeil de la photographie - Vos Photos de Vacances 2017

L'Oeil de la photographie - Vos Photos de Vacances 2016

L'Oeil de la photographie - Vos Photos de Vacances 2014

Instagram:  Need Supply Co. / Visit Denmark / Turismo de Asturias