Why We Walk with Kate Humble: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

Kate Humble talks to Julia Wheeler about the benefits of walking and her book Thinking on My Feet in which she recorded her walks (and runs) throughout a single year, but also charted her feelings and impressions throughout. Read More Why We Walk with Kate Humble: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2019

The Joy of Travelling Slowly: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2018

Is it more about the journey than the destination? Christopher Somerville, Anna Hughes and Nick Hunt talk to Adrian Bradt about the idea that travelling slowly by walking or cycling opens your eyes to a much wider journey. Between them they have travelled thousands of miles by such means and have a wealth of experience to share. Read More The Joy of Travelling Slowly: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2018

Julia Bradbury: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2018 (Saturday 3rd February)

Back for the 2nd time at the 2018 Stanfords Travel Writers Festival, Presenter and author Julia Bradbury talks to Julia Wheeler about how important access to the great outdoors is to life, whether you are a keen hill walker or a Sunday stroller, however fit or unfit, with equal opportunities for all. Read More Julia Bradbury: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2018 (Saturday 3rd February)

Leon McCarron: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2018

Kicking off day three of the Stanfords Travel Writers Festival, Leon McCarron talks to Paul Blezard about his latest book The Land Beyond.

There are many reasons why it might seem unwise to walk, mostly alone, through the Middle East. That, in part, is exactly why Leon McCarron did it. McCarron followed a series of wild hiking trails that trace ancient trading and pilgrimage routes and traverse some of the most contested landscapes in the world.

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Julia Bradbury: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2018 (Thursday 1st February)

Presenter and author Julia Bradbury talks to Julia Wheeler about her life, work, writing and walking. Julia tells us how important access to the great outdoors is, whether you are a keen hill walker or a Sunday stroller, however fit or unfit, with equal opportunities for all. She talks about her latest ITV programme Britain’s Best Walks and her upcoming projects. Read More Julia Bradbury: Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2018 (Thursday 1st February)

NEW BOOK: ‘The Land Beyond’ by Leon McCarron

We were lucky enough to have Leon McCarron at Stanfords last week talking about his new book The Land Beyond. There are many reasons why it might seem unwise to walk, mostly alone, through the Middle East. That, in part, is exactly why Leon McCarron did it. Read More NEW BOOK: ‘The Land Beyond’ by Leon McCarron