About Us

Who we are

We’re Neil and Helen Matthews and, as travel writers, we have written two guidebooks, a travelogue and various articles:-

We have also completed PhDs in History and we’ve written books based on our PhD research:-

About our publishers

Bradt Guides, the publisher of our guidebooks, is the world’s largest independently owned guidebook publisher, with over 200 titles in print. The range includes full-country travel guides, regional guides, wildlife guides, Slow Travel guides to special areas of Britain and travel literature. Bradt has a reputation as a pioneer in tackling unusual destinations; over two-thirds of its guides have no direct competition from other publishers. Bradt guides are renowned for championing sustainable travel and for the high quality of their writing.