Hiking the Juliana Trail while working on a guidebook, Slovenia © Rudolf Abraham

Guidebook Author

Travel & outdoor guides for Bradt, Cicerone, Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, National Geographic Traveller and more


Rudolf Abraham is the author of over a dozen travel guidebooks and has contributed to around 40 more, writing for Bradt, Cicerone, DK Eyewitness, Lonely Planet, Berlitz, Rough Guides and National Geographic Traveller. His books include guides to the new Juliana Trail in Slovenia, Peaks of the Balkans, The Alpe Adria Trail, Walking in the Salzkammergut, Walks and Treks in Croatia, The Mountains of Montenegro, trekking in Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia, St Oswald’s Way and the Northumberland Coast Path, St Cuthbert’s Way, as well as Montenegro – The Berlitz Pocket Guide, National Geographic Traveler Croatia, and The Islands of Croatia (winner of the award for ‘best guidebook’ in the British Guild of Travel Writers Awards, 2014). He is co-author of Istria – The Bradt Travel Guide, and has contributed to many more, including Lonely Planet Austria, Rough Guide A–Z of Travel, Wanderlust Alps, Lonely Planet Dream Trips, DK Eyewitness Slovenia and Unforgettable Journeys, the Bradt guide to the Via Dinarica and updating the last few editions of Croatia – the Bradt Travel Guide. He wrote the first English-language hiking guidebooks to Croatia and Montenegro (with the latter winning the award for ‘best guidebook’ in the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild Awards, 2008), as well as to the Juliana Trail, the Peaks of the Balkans and Alpe Adria long-distance trails, and is currently working on a new guide to Slovenia for Bradt, and a guide to the new High Scardus Trail along the borders of North Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo.

‘Few parts of Europe are so little known as the countries lying between the Danube and the northern frontier of Greece’ J Gardiner Wilkinson


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