Philip Briggs
Registered on and updated on January 1, 2008:

Personal Information:
Name Philip Briggs
Professional title
Address PO Box 376
Town Bergville
County/State 3350
Country South Africa
Post/zip code
Phone (daytime) +27 36 448 1464
Phone (evening) +27 36 448 1464
Fax +27 36 448 1464
Mobile +27 76 561 1335
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Full-time travel writer and tour leader specialised in most aspects and regions of Africa, including many off-the-beaten-track areas. Has written 10 travel guides and co-authored, updated or otherwise contributed to another 15.

Areas of specialist knowledge
Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Ghana, Gambia, Mali, Senegal, Egypt, Tunisia, Namibia, Madagascar, Swaziland

Accomplishment, awards

Client list
Bradt Travel Guides
Insight Discovery (APA) Guides
Travel Africa Magazine
Africa Geographic BBC Wildlife
AA Guides
JPM Publications
Africa Birds & Birding

Consultancy costs

Recent guidebooks
East Africa Wildlife (Bradt, 1st edition 2008)
Northern Tanzania: Bradt Safari Guide (1st edition, 2006)
Ghana: The Bradt Travel Guide (4th edition 2007)
Rwanda: The Bradt Travel Guide (3rd edition 2006)
Uganda: The Bradt Travel Guide (5th edition 2007)
Tanzania: The Bradt Travel Guide (5th edition 2006)
Ethiopia: The Bradt Travel Guide (4th edition 2006)
Insight Guide: East Africa Wildlife (3rd edition 2003)
Southbound Guide to Greater St Lucia Wetlands WHS (30 Degrees South, 2006)
Southbound Guide to uKhahlamba-Drakensberg WHS (30 Degrees South, 2006)
Africa: Continent of Contrasts (collaboration with photographers Martin Harvey and Ariadne Van Zandbergen) - Struik-New Holland, 2005

Other relevant published works
Author of Bradt Travel Guides to East & Southern Africa, Malawi, Mozambique.
Contributor to Insight Travel Guides to African Safaris, Rainforests, Tanzania, South Africa, Namibia & Cape Town.
Updated Berlitz Guides to Cape Town & South Africa.
Aupdated AA Essential South Africa guidebook.
Author of forthcoming Eyewitness Top 10 Guide to Cape Town, and Eyewitness Guide to Kenya.
Contributions to several other guidebooks, and more than 100 articles to various specialist Africa travel, wildlife, ornithological and ecological magazines.