Laurence Mitchell is a writer and photographer based in Norwich, UK. He is author of Slow Travel Norfolk and Slow Travel Suffolk, the predecessor of which, Slow Norfolk & Suffolk (Bradt/Alastair Sawday’s), was shortlisted for the 2010 Eastern Daily Press-Jarrold East Anglian Book Awards, Serbia, Kyrgyzstan and Belgrade (all Bradt), and Suffolk Coast and Heaths Walks and Walking in Norfolk (Cicerone). He was updater of Georgia (Bradt 4th edition) and 50 Walks in Norfolk (AA, 3rd edition). He has also contributed to other books that include Bus-Pass Britain and Bus-Pass Britain Rides Again (both Bradt), A Moveable Feast and Northeast India (both Lonely Planet), Encounters With The Middle East (Solas House), The Silk Road (Insight Guides) and Est: Collected reports from East Anglia (Dunlin Press). Laurence has written features for publications as wide-ranging as Geographical, Sunday Times, Guardian, Heritage, Walk, Discovery Channel Magazine, Discover Britain, JetWings, Discover India, Serendib, Wizz, Scottish Memories, Real Travel, Russian Life, Odyssey and Church Times. As well as travel-related topics he has also written regular world music reviews for Perceptive Travel webzine. He has been a regular contributor of travel pieces to hidden europe magazine since 2005.