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Our Destination of the Month for October is Belarus – find out more here

Find out more about our Summer/Autumn 2018 titles:

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 Missed out on our Big Cat Festival? Catch up with the highlights below:

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The world’s spookiest destinations

Nine places only the bravest of travellers would dare visit ...


Bradt's Big Cat Festival

Immerse yourself in the world of big cats with inspiring talks and workshops by some of the UK’s leading Big Cat experts - Saturday 13th April 2019 at the Royal Geographical Society


Bradt Travel Guides 'New Travel Writer of the Year' competition 2019

A stupendous opportunity for unpublished travel writers: the most exciting and valuable competition there is returns for a third year!  


Europe’s autumn wildlife highlights

Autumn is an intense experience for wildlife-watching in Europe. James Lowen, author of 52 European Wildlife Weekends, discusses the highlights.