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Adrian Phillips is a leading travel writer and broadcaster, as well as Bradt's Managing Director. A regular visitor to central and eastern Europe, he is author of Bradt guides to Budapest and Hungary (the latter of which won the 'Best Guidebook of the Year Award'). In addition to guidebooks, Adrian...
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Aisling has been visiting Cape Verde for over a decade and their fi rst guide to the country was published in 1988. Aisling is a journalist and writer, specialising in the environment, the developing world and science. A former Daily Telegraph correspondent, she has won several prizes for her feature-writing...
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Alex Robinson is an award-winning travel writer and photographer who writes extensively about Portugal, Latin America and South East Asia in the UK and international press. He has been published by the Sunday Times, Telegraph, New York Times, National Geographic, Wanderlust, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, the Independent on Sunday, Condé...
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A fortunate childhood spent travelling to and from Africa and other destinations led to an incurable travel bug, which saw Alexander Stewart embark on a continued quest to see what else lay beyond his back door. He wrote his first guidebook more than a decade ago and has since produced...
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Alexandra Richards grew up in Dorset, where she developed a love of rural life, the natural world and outdoor pursuits. During her studies at the University of Durham she spent a year on Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean, teaching English, practising her French, getting to grips with Creole and...
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Alvin Nicholas travelled extensively before returning to his native South Wales. Between organising adventures for his young family and writing travel books, he can frequently be found managing moorland in the high hills, hacking his way through woods or mountain biking. He has a passion for wild places and is...
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Andrew Bostock was born in Kenya in 1972, but grew up in south London. An English degree at Oxford did nothing to prepare him for the real world, and he has pursued the typical ‘varied career’ of many writers. This has included teaching English in Greece, tour guiding, managing bookshops,...
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Andrew Evans is a travel writer and TV host who has reported from over 100 countries and all 7 continents. As National Geographic’s Digital Nomad, Andrew broadcast from arctic glaciers, the jungle, the middle of the ocean, and from inside King Tut’s tomb. He gained a worldwide following when he...
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Former Travel Editor and Deputy Editor of Attitude magazine, Andrew Fraser has had a love of the obscure, a love of bargains, and a love of travel since he was a strange eight year-old-boy locked in his bedroom obsessing over maps of Narnia-esque towns, cities and regions on the red...
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Andrew Roberts has lived and worked in Uganda since 1993. He has worked with Uganda Wildlife Authority on tourism and conservation projects in all ten of the country´s national parks. As the creator of the Uganda Maps series that shows the parks, reserves and other tourism sites, Andrew is constantly...
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Angela Bird has studied and worked in France, and has owned a home in the Vendée for almost 50 years. In 1995 she wrote her first guidebook to the area, which ran to four editions before transferring to the Bradt stable. Back home, she has worked for The Illustrated London...
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Jonathan and Angela Scott are multi-award-winning wildlife photographers who live in Kenya and think of the Masai Mara as their second home. They have been watching the Marsh Lions for nearly thirty-five years. They have both worked on the hugely popular TV series Big Cat Diary since its inception in...
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The late Annalisa Rellie was an experienced travel and food journalist. She was the author of Bradt's "Montenegro" and the co-author of "Turks and Caicos"
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Anne Kennedy is a communication consultant who operates in the more challenging end of Public Relations. Her previous tasks have included: communicating the details of Palestinian water issues, enticing tourists to northern Sierra Leone and explaining the history, current culture and politics of Ireland to French, Slovenian and American groups....
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Annelies Hickendorff set first foot in Gabon during an Africa Overland trip in 2006. In a 20-year-old Landcruiser she drove more than 25,000 km from her hometown in the Netherlands to reach South Africa. This journey gave her a passion for Africa in general and Central Africa in particular: the...
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Annie Kay first visited Bulgaria in 1974 and continues to be a regular visitor. She has been the Chairman of the British-Bulgarian Society since 2010 and received an award from the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture in 2013 for her contribution to popularizing Bulgarian culture in Britain. She writes for a...
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Anthony Lambert has been visiting Switzerland since childhood and has a deep affection for the country. He has written or contributed to half a dozen guide books and written 15 books about railways and travel. He has written about travel and railway journeys for such newspapers and magazines as The...
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Antony Mason has been writing about Belgium for some 20 years – a happy outcome of being married to a Belgian (a Walloon from Waterloo, as it happens). He is the “Brussels Expert” for the Daily Telegraph series of online city break guides and writes occasional articles for the Daily...
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Ariadne Van Zandbergen is a freelance wildlife and travel photographer specialised in Africa. Born and raised in Belgium she is now based in South Africa, from where she makes regular photographic trips all around the continent. Ariadne deals with all photographic queries personally, applying her specialised knowledge of Africa's wildlife,...
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Barry Walker was born near Manchester, England, and started bird watching at the age of 13. After first pursuing this interest all over Europe and the Middle East, he switched his attention to the Neotropics and has since gained extensive birding experience in Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia and –...
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Belinda Meggitt is an Australian physiotherapist and nutritionist who originally came to Bangladesh as an Australian Youth Ambassador for Development. While training local therapists in the art of easing disabilities, she discovered an extraordinary passion for photographing Bangladesh and the realities its people face. After spending a year volunteering in...
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Ben West has written on a wide variety of subjects for numerous newspapers and magazines including The Guardian, Th e Independent, the Daily Telegraph, The Times, the Daily Mail, Vogue, The Spectator and Reader’s Digest. Travel writing has taken him to more than 25 countries, including seven in Africa, and...
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Benedict le Vay is a national newspaper sub-editor who has worked in four continents but wrote his first book, Eccentric Britain, more or less by accident after collecting oddities about his home country. He says he was ‘staggered’ by the response, which included media attention from the Shetland Times to...