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Notes from an author: John Ahern

Travelling the world in a camper van with your family for a year demands military planning and, if you won’t backtrack, the iron guts of a Viking sailor, says John Ahern Read more »

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Notes from an author: Stephen Moss

Difficulties of surviving on this harsh Hebridean island saw the last human occupants evacuated in the 1930s, but its unique animal population still thrives Read more »

Emily Chappell. Image: Selim Korycki

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Notes from an author: Emily Chappell

Despite having two university degrees to her name, being a cycle courier has funded several world trips and fuels a constant sense of discovery on the city’s streets Read more »

Levison Wood in the Himalayas. Image: Tom McShane

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Notes from an author: Levison Wood

Levison Wood first captured the public’s imagination when he became the first person to walk the length of the Nile. For his latest epic, he set out to do the same with the Himalayas Read more »

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Notes from an author: Alex Perry

Where does a war correspondent go for R&R? To Mozambique’s scattered Quirimbas islands, an archipelago that rises up out of the Indian Ocean, and is often no more than golden mounds of sand Read more »

Paul Theroux. Image: William Furniss

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Notes from an author: Paul Theroux

The winner of our Outstanding Contribution to Travel award sets out on a year’s trip through the forgotten towns beyond the Dixie Line in an extract from his latest book Read more »

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Notes from an author: Paula McLain

The best-selling American novelist and biographer travels in the footsteps of aviator and adventurer, Beryl Markham, the first British woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Read more »