Rosie Whitehouse is an award winning travel writer. Educated at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) and the London School of Economics (LSE), Rosie began her career as a BBC News Trainee in the 1980s before becoming a Senior Producer and Presenter at the BBC World Service. During her time at the BBC, Rosie was a founding member of Newshour, the BBC World Service’s flagship international news and current affairs radio programme. 

Since leaving the BBC in the 1990s, Rosie has written for a wide array of publications including The Sunday Telegraph, The Independent and The Guardian. Rosie is one of the UK's leading experts on family travel and has written widely on family and parenting issues, in addition to writing numerous travel guides for publications such as Bradt Travel GuidesLonely Planet and Dorling Kindersley. From 2007-2010 she was the head of the publishing house Reportage Press. Rosie also works in a freelance capacity editing websites and online publications. 


Rachel Judah trained as an anthropologist and has worked as a freelance producer and multimedia journalist since she graduated from University College London (UCL). Rachel has spent time living in the United States studying at the Johns Hopkins University, in addition to working in Eastern Europe and producing freelance content for The Independent, CNBC International, The Economist Films, Politico Europe, VICE, BBC Online, Haaretz and MediaMax Armenia. Rachel trained at the Press Association in London. 

Rachel speaks English, French and Italian.