Antonia is a travel writer and TV Producer.
Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent is an established travel writer and public speaker with a particular love of embarking on difficult journeys through remote regions. Her previous books, Tuk-Tuk to the Road, (The Friday Project, 2007) and A Short Ride in the Jungle, (Summersdale, 2014) were very well received, and she has appeared on numerous radio and TV shows. She graduated from Edinburgh University with a 1st class 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.
Review of 'Land of the Dawn Lit Mountains',
'A fabulously thrilling journey through a beguiling land' - Joanna Lumley
A tale of delight and exuberance - and one I'd thoroughly recommend. Bolingbroke-Kent proves a great travelling companion - compassionate, spirited and with a sharp eye for human oddity' - Benedict Allen,
'A beautifully written, exciting and revealing book that harks back to a golden age of travel writing' - Lois Pryce, author of Revolutionary Ride
- If you're interested in badass female explorers tune in to BBC4 at 9pm for a programme about Gertrude Bell. @LoisPryce @AnnaMcNuff
- Retweet Michelle Desilets: The eco-warrior taking a chainsaw to Indonesia's illegal palm oil plantations bit.ly/2x5OOKW #NoDeforestation 4 #PalmOil
- Bedazzled by the new #Scythians exhibition at @britishmuseum. Gold, pointy hats and mythic animals galore. Completely absorbing. GO!
Opportunities to see Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent
Join Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent on her thrilling and dangerous solo adventure through Arunachal Pradesh, one of the world's least explored places.