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

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

Running Britain with Sean Conway: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Sean Conway talks to Phoebe Smith about the third and final leg in the world’s first length of Britain Triathlon. Having already cycled and swum the length of Britain, Sean completed his trilogy by running all the way from John O’Groats to Land’s End entirely unsupported. Read More Running Britain with Sean Conway: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Wild Swimming: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2015

Water, water, everywhere. 2017 has been awash with books about people connecting with nature and finding peace through swimming. With open water swimming on the rise, Jenny Landreth and Joe Minihane talk to Phoebe Smith  about why they are so passionate about swimming and they share their best spots for swimming in the UK. Read More Wild Swimming: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2015

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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5 reasons why small hills are better than big mountains by Phoebe Smith

As Phoebe Smith’s new book comes out celebrating Britain’s little pint-size peaks, she tells us why sometimes when hiking, it’s all about the little things… Read More 5 reasons why small hills are better than big mountains by Phoebe Smith

5 Reasons Wild Camping is better than staying in a campsite By Phoebe Smith

At the Stanfords Travel Writers Festival, Phoebe Smith featured on an expert panel sharing travellers’ wisdom and offering advise on safe travel (listen to the podcast here).  Phoebe’s writing and personal experiences have her firmly established as the oracle of wild camping so you’ve probably heard her on the radio recently defending it as two national parks have introduced by-laws restricting camping .

We are so happy that she has written this blog post for us. Phoebe, over to you: Read More 5 Reasons Wild Camping is better than staying in a campsite By Phoebe Smith

Travellers’ Wisdom: How to Save Money and Stay Safe // Stanfords Travel Writers Festival

Join holiday bargain-hunter Andrew Fraser, travel safety guru Lloyd Figgins and Author and Wanderlust Magazine Editor Phoebe Smith as they talk to Julia Wheeler about how to fly further for less, and how to stay safe as you explore the world.

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Sean Conway, Phoebe Smith, Elsa Hammond and Alastair Humphreys

Wild times beckon as adventurers Sean Conway and Elsa Hammond, extreme sleep-er Phoebe Smith and micro-adventurer Alastair Humphreys swap stories and top tips for the how to have a great time outdoors right here in the UK. Read More Sean Conway, Phoebe Smith, Elsa Hammond and Alastair Humphreys