Paul Ames

Contributing Editor

Paul Ames is a freelance reporter based in Lisbon, Portugal. He writes regularly for POLITICO and has been published in CNN Travel, The Financial Times, USA Today and many other international media. Paul is co-author of the Frommer’s guide to Portugal. Previously he covered Europe for The Associated Press and GlobalPost. He has reported from over 50 countries, covering stories that ranged from the launch of Europe’s euro currency and NATO’s mission in Afghanistan, to conflicts in central Africa and the plight of migrant workers in the Middle East. Originally from England, he studied European politics at university in London and Nice before beginning his career in journalism. Twitter: @p1ames