New Travel Writer of the Year 2020 – shortlist

Here they are – the three talented writers who’ve made it on to our New Travel Writer of the Year shortlist

New Travel Writer of the Year 2020 – longlist

Here they are – the 20 talented writers who’ve made it on to our New Travel Writer of the Year longlist

New Travel Writer of the Year competition 2020

Our 2020 New Travel Writer of the Year competition is now closed for entries.

Why enter travel writing competitions?

Author Jonathan Lorie shares his tips on getting into travel writing and entering competitions. 

The Abbot of Mahe

Nearing the end of his journey along the Indus, author Iain Campbell meets the Abbot of Mahe in Ladakh.

The journey to Amarnath Cave

The yatra to Amarnath Cave in Ladakh is one of the most important Hindu pilgrimage routes in the world. 

The Indus ferries

On his journey along the Indus River, Iain Campbell discovered many interesting relics.

The land of the ungovernable

Iain describes his journey through the troubled province of Kohistan to the mountain fortress of Pir Sar. 

In pictures: From The Lion’s Mouth

Written by Bradt Travel Guides  

In My End Is My Beginning – Yin Yoga in Newquay

Elizabeth Gowing has time to reflect as she discovers yin yoga in Cornwall.

Iyengar Yoga – Maida Vale, London

Elizabeth Gowing masters Crow at an Iyengar class in London.

Wiped – Hot Yoga and Belonging in Brighton

Elizabeth Gowing transforms herself into a human fountain as she sweats her way through a hot yoga session in Brighton.

Upwardly Mobile: Aerial Yoga in Godalming

Elizabeth Gowing tussles with gravity in Godalming, just one of the stops on her yoga quest across Britain. 

Balance: on Brimham Rocks, North Yorkshire

Yorkshire grit meets mindfulness in Elizabeth Gowing’s yoga pursuit up north.

An expert’s advice – Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer, one of the world’s most distinguised travel writers, shares his experiences and advice on how to get into the industry.