The Best Moment of Your Life
30 December 2018 | Media
Although I’m now 10 years away from Lonely Planet they’re still nice to me and ask me to lend my expertise (whatever there is of it!) to projects like the annual Best in Travel and to assorted new publications.
▲ Creg-ny-Baa corner on the Isle of Man TT Mountain Ci...
5 August 2013 | Living
Travelling the Trans-Mongolian train from Beijing to Moscow last month put the final tick on a bucket list I drew up in 1992. I don’t think the expression ‘bucket list’ had been created back then, but the list I drew up had 15 ‘must do’s’ on it and 13 of them I enjoye...
Dolman Award Books
23 May 2012 | Media
I’m chairing the panel of judges for the 2012 Dolman Travel Book of the Year Award, the annual award for the best British travel book. Currently I’m working through the entries with my fellow judges Sarah Spankie of Conde Nast Traveller magazine, Susie Dowdall the Boo...