||Sarah Tucker is an award winning broadcaster, writer and critically acclaimed author, specialising in travel, as presenter for the
BBC1 Holiday programme, travelling the world with and without her five year old son Thomas, and more recently as anchor for I Want That House Revisited on ITV1, where she interviews and discovers how couples and families have got on with their new homes overseas.
She presented the award winning documentary Trailblazers – The Yukon
for the Discovery Channel in the UK and the Travel Channel in the States
whilst five months pregnant following in the steps of the goldrush stampeders,
from Skagway Alaska to Dawson City, and in her role as travel journalist and broadcaster travelled the world with her son before he was 12 months old. Based on the experience she wrote her first travel book
"Have Baby Will Travel" (Virgin) and wrote the best seller (over 10,000) copies
"Have Toddler will Travel" (Hodder) interviewing over 2000 parents and their four year olds about their favourite holiday options. She is family travel columnist for
Wexas Traveller and The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, and a regular contributor to
The Guardian newspaper.
In her twenties, she devised and presented the award winning weekly travel show The Jazz fm Travel Guide, which broadcast every Monday drive time - interviewing celebrities about their travels and travelling the world herself.
She was a travel correspondent for Classic fm and Sky News, as well as devising and presenting the series Who’s Been Sleeping in My Bed? for Sky, interviewing celebrities as disparate as the late Yehudi Menuhin, Will Self and Sir David Frost in their favourite hotels around the world. She regularly interviews celebrities about their travels for Abta Esprit magazine.
Sarah is also a prolific author of contemporary fiction, having published her critically acclaimed first novel
"The Last Year of Being Single" (Reddress Ink) which is the fastest and biggest seller for the publisher Harlequin in its first year of publication (2003). Her second novel
"The Last Year of Being Married" is published April 2005, to be followed by
"The Younger Man" later 2005. "The Last Year of Being
Single" is now on its 13th reprint in the United States since being published in November 2003.