The 2019 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards Shortlist

The shortlists for the 2019 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards have been announced and contain an eclectic mix of writing from around the globe. This year we have introduced a new award Travel Memoir of the Year. Here are the full shortlists: Read More The 2019 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards Shortlist

Beastly Journeys: Unusual Tales of Travel With Animals. Jack Sparrow by Rachel A Davis

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 Jack Sparrow by Rachel A Davis.
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5 Book Recommendations for Mothers’ Day

It’s probably down to wonderful parenting that you’ve become the well read, adventurous soul you are today. We know you’ve been brought up well enough to not need reminding that this Sunday is Mothers’ Day, but we thought we’d give you some suggestions anyway. Our Marketing Manager, Jude Brosnan has selected five books from our Be More Adventuress promotion that your mum might like. Read More 5 Book Recommendations for Mothers’ Day

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