Levison Wood in Conversation with Phoebe Smith: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Levison Wood talks to Phoebe Smith about his life as an adventurer and his latest book Arabia. Read More Levison Wood in Conversation with Phoebe Smith: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Around the World in 80 Trains: Stanfords Travel Writing Festival 2019

When Monisha Rajesh announced plans to circumnavigate the globe in eighty train journeys, she was met with wide-eyed disbelief. But it wasn’t long before she was carefully plotting a route that would cover 45,000 miles, almost twice the circumference of the earth, coasting along the world’s most remarkable railways from the cloud-skimming heights of Tibet’s Qinghai railway to silk sheeted splendour on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Read More Around the World in 80 Trains: Stanfords Travel Writing Festival 2019

Sir Chris Bonington in Conversation: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Britain’s greatest mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington talks to Paul Blezard about his career spanning six decades of climbing peaks, across all continents. Read More Sir Chris Bonington in Conversation: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

A Brief Guide to the World with Nicholas Crane: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

One word binds us all: geography. We are all geographers, human beings who care about the places we think of as ‘home’ – our habitat. Read More A Brief Guide to the World with Nicholas Crane: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Solo Motorcycle Adventures: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Travel writers Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent and Lois Pryce talk to Julia Wheeler about their extensive solo travels by motorbike in many regions all over the world including India’s Arunachal Pradesh, Iran and South America. Read More Solo Motorcycle Adventures: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Travel Etiquette: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

When travelling, what is appropriate behaviour when greeting people? Should you offer a handshake, a kiss on the cheek or two kisses? Read More Travel Etiquette: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Levison Wood in Conversation with Julia Wheeler: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Levison Wood talks to Julia Wheeler about his life as an adventurer and his latest book Arabia. Read More Levison Wood in Conversation with Julia Wheeler: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Ottoman Odyssey: Travels through a Lost Empire: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival

Alev Scott’s odyssey began when she looked beyond Turkey’s borders for contemporary traces of the Ottoman Empire. Read More Ottoman Odyssey: Travels through a Lost Empire: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival

Cycling with a Rescued Street Dog: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Ishbel Holmes was determined to cycle the world but her journey took a completely unexpected turn when she rescued a street dog in Turkey. Read More Cycling with a Rescued Street Dog: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Around the World in 80 Trees: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Calling all nature lovers. Join us as Jonathan Drori talks about his new book Around the World in 80 Trees. From India’s sacred banyan to the fragrant cedar of Lebanon, they offer us sanctuary and inspiration – not to mention the raw materials for everything from aspirin to maple syrup. Read More Around the World in 80 Trees: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019