Author of Alex Rider, Foyle's War, Sherlock Holmes, James Bond, TV and film writer, occasional journalist.


Originally published in The Telegraph
Mon, September 14, 2015

It may be a bit perverse to be writing about Greece while the country is having such a tough time financially. But sitting at a crowded kafeneo with the sun shining, not a cloud in the sky and the Aegean...

Originally published in The Telegraph
Sun, May 31, 2015

The novelist and screenwriter Anthony Horowitz explores the art, wine and wilderness of Auckland, New Zealand.At first, I wasn’t sure whether to recommend Auckland as a holiday destination. For a start, it will take you 25 hours to get...

Originally published in The Telegraph
Tue, April 28, 2015

Anthony Horowitz's Omani journey ends in an Arabian mountain retreat perched above a vast canyon.Normally, when I go on holiday, I’m interested in monuments and museums, culture and ethnography. Why travel if you don’t learn something about...

Originally Published in The Telgraph
Tue, March 17, 2015

"That’s terrific,” said the lady from the New Orleans Visitors’ Bureau (NOVB), when I phoned to say I’d be writing an article about her city. “We’ll work out an itinerary for you and recommend some great restaurants....

Originally published in The Telegraph
Tue, March 03, 2015

Anthony Horowitz experiences complex emotions as he visits the former Nazi death camp - and makes a plea for more sensitivity among visiting tourists.Why did I visit Auschwitz? Why does anyone? I suppose I went because I’m a...

Originally published in The Telegraph
Sun, January 25, 2015

Anthony Horowitz enjoys a Caribbean winter sun on an offbeat break in Tulum on the south coast of Mexico.Why are there suddenly so many Mexican restaurants in London? Where I live – in Clerkenwell – I’m surrounded by them and...