The joys (sometimes) of isolation: the deserted places of the Dodecanese

Jennifer Barclay reflects upon life in this remote Greek archipelago.

The Travel Writer’s Bookshelf: books about place

Jonathan Lorie shares some of his favourite travel literature from his very own bookshelf.

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

Bradt Travel Guides ‘New Travel Writer of the Year’ 2020 – competition update

Janice Booth, a preliminary judge of our ‘New Travel Writer of the Year’ competition, offers some early comments on this year’s entries

Bradt Travel Guides ‘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.