Finding the oldest living All Black in an Auckland hospice, share a vintage wine with Jim Harrison in his Montana home, meet the strong souls of Aubrac, share the daily life of Iceland’s shepherds… A journalist by training, a reporter by conviction, Olivier Joly has always let his steps guide him towards eclecticism, to the crossroads of emotions and encounters.

A graduate of ESJ Lille, he was a senior reporter at Le Journal du Dimanche. from 1994 to 2014 in the sports department, for which he covered five soccer World Cups and as many rugby World Cups, seven Tours de France, three Vendée-Globe races… Over time, his horizons broadened to include travel, books, music, portraits and Art de Vivre, his other passions. In 2015, he chose the path of independence. Since then, his texts have been published in numerous magazine and daily press titles, often accompanied by his photographs: GEO, Air France Magazine, Paris Vous Aime, Femme Actuelle Nature, Voyage, Animals, History. But also Animan, Le Monde, Le JDD, Le Temps