New Travel Writer of the Year 2017 – longlist

We reveal the longlist for our New Travel Writer of the Year competition 2017.

Impenetrable

Dom Tulett travelled to Uganda as part of his prize for winning the 2016 Bradt New Travel Writer of the Year award. This is Dom’s account of that unforgettable trip.

Bradt Travel Guides ‘New Travel Writer of the Year’ competition 2017

A stupendous opportunity for unpublished travel writers: the most exciting and valuable competition there is returns for its second year!  

5 reasons why women should roam alone

Gemma Thompson, founder of  A Girls’ Guide to Travelling Alone, shares her top 5 reasons for travelling solo.

Just You’s top 5 tips for reluctant solo travellers

Embarking on a holiday as a single traveller can be incredibly daunting, but there’s no need to panic. Solo travel specialists Just You share their top tips for taking that all important first step.

When the Ice Melts

In this extract from her contribution to our Roam Alone anthology Suzy Pope finds herself travelling solo in the freezing Mongolian winter after a friend bails on their trip.

Finding Freedom

Hannah Stuart-Leach was the very definition of a reluctant solo traveller. In this extract from her contribution to Roam Alone she explains the best way to combat travel anxiety.

My Daughter’s Laugh

Winner of Bradt’s New Travel Writer of the Year competition 2016, tells the story of his first trip away from his daughter.

New Travel Writer of the Year 2016 – winner announcement

At a gala dinner at London Olympia’s Pillar Hall, Hilary Bradt and TravelLocal’s Tom Stapleton announced the winner of our New Travel Writer of the Year competition, in association with the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards.

New Travel Writer of the Year 2016 – finalists

Bradt founder Hilary Bradt reveals the finalists in the New Travel Writer of the Year competition 2016.

New Travel Writer of the Year 2016 – longlist

Bradt founder Hilary Bradt reveals the longlist for the New Travel Writer of the Year competition 2016.

New Travel Writer of the Year 2016 – preliminary comments

Janice Booth, preliminary judge of the New Travel Writer of the Year competition, offers a few initial comments on the entries.

Bradt Travel Guides ‘New Travel Writer of the Year’ competition 2016

A stupendous opportunity for unpublished travel writers: the most exciting and valuable competition there is!  

Bradt wins ‘grand slam’ of travel guide publishing awards

A win at the British Guild of Travel Writers’ awards rounds off a grand slam of travel guide publishing awards for Bradt in 2016.