Kerry Walker

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

Saints, seaweed safaris and sand art in Ireland’s southeast corner

Ireland’s Copper Coast offers a romp through geological and human history. Turning back to nature, local foragers, chefs and artists are putting this lesser-visited area in the spotlight. Read more in my National Geographic Traveller piece.

Why the road trip holiday is better than ever in midlife

In this piece for the Telegraph, I give the inside scoop on eight amazing itineraries in the USA, Portugal and Iceland to help you rediscover the joy of the open road.

Lapland guide for Times Travel

Santa. Christmas. Reindeer that fly. Snow that is deep and crisp and even. Lapland inhabits the imagination long before you ever set foot there, promising great things. But they are far greater than you can ever imagine.

Best things to do in Berlin

Click into Berlin’s unique groove with my Times Travel guide to the German capital: from exploring reborn Prussian palaces to walks along the Wall

Hot topic: can travel to the Arctic ever be sustainable?

With the Arctic warming three times faster than the rest of the planet, can travel to the region ever be sustainable? Select tours to Svalbard suggest small group trips may be a force for good. My piece for National Geographic Traveller.

Best things to do in Lapland

Whether you go for Santa, snow, midnight sun or northern lights, Lapland is the Arctic of your wildest childhood dreams. My piece for The Times reveals what you shouldn’t overlook.

From my city to yours: Eugene Quinn on reigniting Vienna’s coffeehouse conversations

The pandemic paused travel, but made meeting strangers more difficult. But one Viennese resident is set to reignite the age-old tradition of enjoying good conversations with inventive style in the Austrian capital. I interview Eugene Quinn for National Geographic Traveller.

How mindful cloudberry picking turned Finnish Lapland into a wellness destination

After a long winter, the never-ending space and solace of Lapland’s forests beckon. Here, you can walk, meditate and collect juicy Arctic berries born from winter snows. My piece for National Geographic Traveller.

Reindeer, fjords and auroras: the 11 best national parks in Norway

From the south’s deeply riven, sapphire-blue fjords to the reindeer-bobbled, glacier-capped wilderness of the Arctic north, nature in Norway is off the scale. My take on the country’s 11 best national parks for Lonely Planet.

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