Beastly Journeys: Unusual Tales of Travel With Animals. Habibi by Sheelagh Reynolds

Beastly Journeys: Unusual Tales of Travel With Animals is a new anthology from Bradt focusing on true stories about travelling with animals. Writers include David Attenborough, Dervla Murphy, Gerald Durrell and Dom Tullet (the winner of last year’s Edward Stanford Travel Writers Awards New Travel Writer) to name a few. To celebrate its launch, we have a couple of the stories from the book for you to read online. Here is Habibi by Sheelagh Reynolds. Grab a cup of tea and have a read.
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Travelling Solo: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2018

As more and more people choose to venture far and wide on their own, our panel of experts, Hilary Bradt, Lloyd Figgins and Phoebe Smith talk to Julia Wheeler about how this is in fact a more advantageous way to travel. They also look at the logistical details of how you can stay safe and prepare. You may never want to travel with company again.

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200 Amazing Places: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2018

The editors of the award winning The Sunday Times Travel Magazine talk to Hilary Bradt about their favourite destinations including some well-known and others under-the-radar. They also share some of their secrets for how to do those places cheaper, quieter and smarter than the average holiday-maker. Read More 200 Amazing Places: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2018

Hilary Bradt, Simon Calder and Matthew Parris

You’re never too old to travel – to push yourself out of your comfort zone and defy even your own expectations. Hilary Bradt is joined by Simon Calder and Matthew Parris to share stories of spending their children’s inheritance on taking the road less travelled.  Read More Hilary Bradt, Simon Calder and Matthew Parris

Launch of the UK’s best travel-writing competition

Bradt Travel Guides is proud once again to team up with Stanfords and The Independent on Sunday to launch our annual travel-writing competition. It’s incredible to think that the competition is now in its 16th year, and has grown to become the UK’s leading platform for aspiring travel writers. Read More Launch of the UK’s best travel-writing competition