Bradt Travel Guides have made headlines a number of times recently, including the following stories:
Hilary Bradt once again hailed in the Independent on Sunday Happy List
The Independent on Sunday, April 2010
Hilary Bradt is awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the British Guild of Travel Writers
Hilary Bradt makes the Independent on Sunday Happy List 2009
The Independent on Sunday, April 2009
Bradt volunteering guidebook makes the Independent on Sunday Hot List
The Independent on Sunday, February 2009
Hilary Bradt meets the Queen to receive her MBE
Hilary Bradt on her investiture, December 2008
Hilary Bradt is awarded an MBE for services to tourism and charity in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List
Bradt scores second place in The Times list of the top 10 guide books
The Times, April 2008
Bradt steals top place and wins Best Guidebook Series award from Wanderlust magazine
Wanderlust, February 2008
Our authors are respected experts in their specialist countries and many of them make frequent media appearances. You can listen to some of our authors on BBC Radio 4′s Excess Baggage below.
Theologian and ‘freelance missionary’ Margaret Hebblethwaite chats about why she started a hotel in southern Paraguay and how she came to write the first and only English guidebook dedicated to this little known country.
Juliet Rix enthuses about the Neolithic temples in Malta and Gozo which predate the Egyptian pyramids by a thousand years.
John McCarthy talks to John Berry, contributor to Bradt’s Zimbabwe, about how tourism in the troubled country has been faring under the Mugabe regime and whether improvement is on the horizon.
Mike Stead talks about land-mines in Angola.
Sheridan Williams discusses the kind of experiences an eclipse chaser can expect.
Katrina Manson on Sierra Leone’s return to stability and peace since its civil war ended.
Hilary Bradt reflects on her 33 years of travel publishing.
Philip Briggs talks about Uganda.
David Horwell discusses the fascinating natural history of the Galapagos Islands.
Hilary Bradt discusses national branding and the role governments, tourist boards and guidebooks play in the marketing of nations.
Paul Brummell talks about changes in Turkmenistan since its independence.
Peter Hutchison tells tales of his travels by hot air balloon.
Neil Taylor, an expert on Eastern European travel, participates in a discussion on The New EU.