Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent is an established travel writer and public speaker with a particular love for embarking on difficult journeys through remote regions. Her previous books, Tuk-Tuk to the Road and A Short Ride in the Jungle were well received, and she has appeared on numerous radio and TV shows. She graduated from Edinburgh University with an MA in modern history, before crossing the Gobi Desert on a tuk-tuk and winning Cosmopolitan magazine's Fun Fearless Female Award. She currently works as a BBC producer and, when not travelling or researching in the Royal Geographical Society archives, can be found in Bristol. Visit her at TheItinerant.co.uk.