Travel Stage

Hosted by FT’s travel editor, Tom Robbins

The Travel Stage this year presents stories of adventure and record-breaking endeavour from around the globe. Mark Beaumont will relive his journey around the world in 80 days - by bike. Alice Morrison will take us with her a journey down Morocco's Draa valley while Louis Rudd will tell the tale of his epic trek across Antarctica, alone and without assistance of any kind. Plus an expert panel on the future of flying and star chef Skye Gyngell on the culinary delights of Sicily.


SESSIONS INCLUDE:

ALONE ACROSS THE ANTARCTIC
Louis Rudd
on his historic race to become the first man to cross Antarctica alone, unaided and unsupported 

HOW I QUIT THE RAT RACE AND DISCOVERED A LOST CITY IN THE DESERT
Alice Morrison
on her expedition following Morocco’s Draa river

THE ISLAND OF DELIGHTS
Star Chef Skye Gyngell on Sicily’s fabulous food

 

THE FUTURE OF FLYING: ELECTRIC PLANES, BIOFUEL ANSD FLYING-V’S
Michael Skapinker
leads an expert panel: Tom Mackay, CFO Virgin Atlantic; Dr Sandra Bour Schaeffer, CEO of Airbus ExO Alpha.; Gary Smith, Director of Transformation, Easyjet


THE NEW RACE TO THE DEEP

Days after completing their pioneering mission to dive the deepest points of the five oceans, Rob McCallum, founder partner of EYOS and leader of the Five Deeps expedition talk with Oliver Steeds of the Nekton Deep Ocean Research Institute at Oxford University and the FT’s Natalie Whittle.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS - BY BIKE
Mark Beaumont - cycling around the world in 80 days

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