Tutors’ credentials

“A brilliant course. Your tutors were superb and really knew their stuff.” – Margaret

Our courses and events feature today’s top travel writers and editors. They offer a rare and valuable insight into the craft and the industry. Past tutors and speakers include…

  • Jonathan Lorie the UK’s most experienced teacher of travel writing.
  • Colin Thubron distinguished travel writer and novelist.
  • William Dalrymple acclaimed travel author and historian.
  • Dervla Murphy much-loved travel writer and adventurer.
  • Jan Morris celebrated travel writer and journalist.
  • John Simpson revered foreign correspondent and broadcaster.
  • Sara Wheeler award-winning travel writer.
  • Fergal Keane renowned foreign correspondent and historian.
  • Chris Stewart bestselling travel author and memoirist (pictured above on our course in Granada).
  • Alexander McCall Smith bestselling fiction-writer.
  • Anthony Sattin influential travel author and book critic.
  • Jason Elliot award-winning travel author and novelist.
  • Ben Ross travel editor of The Telegraph.
  • Jane Knight travel editor of The Times.
  • Simon Calder travel editor of The Independent.
  • Isabel Choat travel editor of The Guardian.
  • Lyn Hughes editor-in-chief of Wanderlust magazine.
  • Pat Riddell editor of National Geographic Traveller magazine.
  • Ed Grenby editor of Sunday Times Travel magazine.
  • Glen Mutel features editor at National Geographic Traveller.
  • Hilary Bradt founder of Bradt guidebooks.
  • Barnaby Rogerson publisher of Eland Books.
  • Adrian Phillips travel writer of the year and managing director of Bradt guidebooks.
  • Kash Bhattacharya travel blogger of the year.
  • Alastair Mackenzie blogger and former chair of the British Guild of Travel Writers.
  • William Gray prize-winning travel journalist.
  • Nick Boulos travel writer of the year and freelancer.
  • and many more…

At Travellers’ Tales you can learn from the best.