Stuart Forster

Travel writer & photographer

Features writer, photographer & blogger. Based in north-east England. British Annual Canada Travel Award winner 2017. Journalist of the Year (Holland Press Awards 2015, 2016 & 2019). City Feature of the Year (HPA 2017). Digital Influencer of the Year (HPA 2018). Finalist for Trade Writer of the Year & Travel Blogger of the Year at the 2017 Travel Media Awards. Lectures on photography & travel writing. Public speaker

Travel Categories: Food & Drink

Regions: Canada, Germany, India, Netherlands, Portugal

Skills: Public Speaking

Recent articles

Pieter Bruegel the Elder is notable for introducing a bird’s eye view perspective of landscapes into art and 'Hunters in the Snow', displayed at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, is regarded the first winter landscape painting. ..more
"Rembrandt is about us as human beings in all our imperfections…not about beauty." ..more
“This is truly becoming an art community,” said Seth Kines, the Executive Director of Seth Kines, as we chatted in the lobby of The Inn at the Crossroads. ..more
Our name is the British Guild of Travel Writers, a name which emphasises the written output of our membership, yet we have photographers, bloggers and presenters among our number. In this online photography exhibition, our members were invited to submit … ..more
Twelve museums and art galleries across the United Kingdom are simultaneously hosting Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing until 6 May 2019. The distributed exhibition of 144 drawings from the Royal Collection Trust is being held to mark 500 … ..more
In our age of the oversell there’s something refreshing about exploring the Thousand Islands region on the border of Canada and the USA. At a time when social media posts so often exaggerate things that are merely quite good as … ..more
How do you like the idea of a taking a virtual tour of the hotel that you’re considering booking? Thanks to technology that’s now readily available, hotel operators can place tours of properties on their websites, enabling virtual walkthroughs. A … ..more
In November 2017 Zimbabwe experienced a change of president. Robert Mugabe, who spent almost 30 years as the head of state, was replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa. What impact is that having for the tourism industry? The Guild’s Stuart Forster went … ..more
Stuart Forster tests an initiative that allows travellers to eat with the Swiss in their homes…. How many times have you dined alone while travelling? For members of the travel media that experience is often part of being on the … ..more
Fancy the idea of standing ten metres from an advancing polar bear grab without a fence to protect you? That’s something I experienced near the town of Churchill in Manitoba, Canada. Approximately 850 people live in Churchill, which is known … ..more
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