8 mins

The world according to... Tony Hawks

We find out what sort of travller Tony Hawks is...

"I just love the way the route hugs the coast"

Mountain/desert/ocean/jungle... which are you?

Mountain – I have a beautiful home in the Pyrenees.

What was your first great travel experience?

Working on a summer camp in the US, and then hitching from Toronto to New York in a day.

What has been your favourite journey?

The train journey down to Fowey in Cornwall. I have been down there for the book festival and just love the way the route hugs the coast.

Which are your top five places worldwide?

London; Cape Town; Sydney; Asunción, Paraguay; Paris. lm;

Which passport stamp are you proudest of?


Which passport stamp would you most like to have?


Where or what is your guilty travel pleasure?

Taking a pot of Marmite with me.

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