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Clive Myrie In Conversation with Simon Leadsford, Publishing Director, Condè Nast Traveller 

Foreign Correspondents, Presenter, Mastermind
Host and Author

Clive Myrie is a multi-award-winning journalist and one of the BBC’s most experienced foreign correspondents. Hear about his epic journey across his beloved Italy in search of la dolce vita, to explore iconic cities, discover hidden gems and experience the rich local culture. 


Lizzie Daly In Conversation with Condè Nast Traveller 

Wildlife Biologist and Presenter

Lizzie has presented numerous films for The One Show and BBC One about puns and baited sharks, to name a few. Catch her speaking about fascinating discoveries in Australia’s diverse and charismatic marine life amongst other adventures.


Sarah Allard In Conversation with Condè Nast Traveller 

Thursday 2nd November at 12:00 pm

Sarah Allard is the digital editor at Condé Nast Traveller. She has worked in digital publishing for 10 years and has been a digital editor for five. She started her career at women’s lifestyle brand GoodtoKnow, where she held positions as wellbeing editor, associate editor and digital editor before joining wedding brand Hitched as digital editor for three years. She joined Condé Nast Traveller in December 2021 and can’t quite believe she gets to talk about travel all day long. 

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Rick Jordan In Conversation with Condè Nast Traveller 

Senior Editor at Condé Nast Traveller

Rick Jordan is a contributing editor at Condé Nast Traveller, a title he has spent two decades working for. During that time he has travelled around South-East Asia, island hopped from Madeira to Malta, eaten his way around more Cotswolds pubs-with-rooms than he cares to remember, and learnt how to waltz in Vienna. His first oceanic voyage was at the age of two, when he sailed from Sierra Leone to Southampton with his parents; more recent seafaring exploits have seen him take the polar plunge in Antarctica and spot the northern lights in Arctic Norway. 

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Dan O'Neil 

Field Biologist, Wildlife Filmmaker and TV presenter 

TV presenter Recognised for his Snow Leopard series on BBC Earth, Dan’s recent expeditions include a study of tropical forest birds in Cusuco., Honduras and adventures into the deep untouched rainforests
of Guyana with its indigenous people in search of Jaguars. 


Anita Bhagwandas In Conversation with Condè Nast Traveller 

Freelance Journalist, Beauty Columnist 

Anita Bhagwandas is a multi-award-winning freelance journalist based in London. She’s a beauty columnist at The Guardian’s Saturday magazine and a freelance Beauty Director at Conde Nast Traveller. Her non-fiction debut Ugly: Giving Us Back Our Beauty Standards was released in 2023.

Prior to being freelance, Anita spent the last decade climbing the ranks of some of the UK’s most significant titles with prestigious roles at Marie Claire, Women’s Health and most recently Stylist where she held the positions of Features Director and Beauty Director.

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