Kerry Walker

Travel & food writer, author, photographer, translator. AA Gill Award 2020 finalist



The 10 best spring break destinations in Europe

Europe puts on a sensational show for the smallest of crowds in spring. From Norwegian fjords to Mediterranean islands, this Lonely Planet piece zooms in on Europe’s best spring break destinations.

Can a trip to a medical spa hotel in Austria cure long Covid?

Curing long Covid all begins with retraining the gut, according to Lanserhof Lans. For this feature for The Independent, I head to Innsbruck’s mountains to test the theory.

How to live well (and long) according to the Greek island of Ikaria

Lessons in longevity: What the Greek island of Ikaria can teach us about living a slower, longer, more sustainable life. My piece for

Lapland travel guide

Santa. Christmas. Reindeer that fly. Snow that is deep and crisp and even. Forests full of berries and bears. The unnerving, shape-shifting northern lights flashing away in winter, and the perpetual golden days of the “midnight sun” in summer. Lapland inhabits the imagination long before you ever set foot there. Here’s my guide for The Times.

The 10 best Christmas markets in Germany

Traditional markets and twinkly trees crop up all over Germany during the Christmas period. Find 10 of the most festive Christkindlmarkts in the country in my piece for Condé Nast Traveller.

What’s the future for low-altitude ski resorts?

As the climate warms, I look at the impact on low-altitude ski resorts, many of which are reinventing themselves in the face of an uncertain future, for National Geographic Traveller.

How to spend perfect a weekend in Salzburg

A insider guide to the Austrian city that inspired Mozart and The Sound of Music for The Telegraph.

Best northern lights igloos and bubble domes

From the icebergs of Greenland to Finnish Lapland and Alaska, I round up the best glass igloo hotels for aurora-gazing in this piece for The Times.

A bar crawl in Lisbon’s Bairro Alto

Go on a bar crawl in the city’s Bairro Alto, where local haunts are set in everything from a former gothic chapel to an ex-brothel. My feature for National Geographic Traveller.

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