AUTHOR

Chris Carter author headshot

Chris Carter

Chris Carter is the wealth editor at MoneyWeek. He graduated from Aberystwyth University in 2005 before gaining an MA in English from the University of York, where he specialised in Renaissance literature. Chris joined MoneyWeek in 2011.

He writes on entrepreneurs, travel, collecting, auctions and alternative investments.

Follow Chris on Twitter: @Kit_Carter

 

Three great country house hotels
Travel and holidays

Three great country house hotels

From a new opening in Somerset to a foodie haven in the Cotswolds. Chris Carter reports.
23 Jul 2021
Art auctions bounce back as rare Leonardo da Vinci sketch sells for £8.9m
Alternative investments

Art auctions bounce back as rare Leonardo da Vinci sketch sells for £8.9m

A rare Leonardo da Vinci drawing shows up at auction – and goes under the hammer for £8.9m. Chris Carter reports
16 Jul 2021
Three Caribbean islands on the green list
Travel and holidays

Three Caribbean islands on the green list

Barbados, Antigua and Anguilla have all been given the go-ahead by the government. Chris Carter reports
16 Jul 2021
The best new hotels in the Balearics
Travel and holidays

The best new hotels in the Balearics

The Balearic islands haven’t rested on their laurels during the pandemic. Chris Carter reports on the new hotels opening up.
9 Jul 2021
Fans open their wallets for tennis memorabilia
Alternative investments

Fans open their wallets for tennis memorabilia

Roger Federer’s old clobber could be yours, along with a host of other tennis memorabilia. Chris Carter reports.
2 Jul 2021
Go on a surfing safari in Britain
Travel and holidays

Go on a surfing safari in Britain

These isles are home to some of the world’s great spots for catching a wave. Chris Carter reports
2 Jul 2021
The Churchill: a London hotel fit for a prime minister
Travel and holidays

The Churchill: a London hotel fit for a prime minister

Chris Carter checks in to a posh retreat in Marylebone with sumptuous décor and splendid food
25 Jun 2021
Virtual reality: advertising’s next horizon, and how Facebook aims to dominate it
Tech stocks

Virtual reality: advertising’s next horizon, and how Facebook aims to dominate it

Facebook's attempts to generate advertising revenue from its Oculus VR headsets have met with a fierce backlash from users. But virtual ads are inevit…
23 Jun 2021
Future-proof your classic Porsche 911 with an electric conversion
Cars

Future-proof your classic Porsche 911 with an electric conversion

Replacing the heart of the car with an electric motor does not affect its soul. Chris Carter reports
18 Jun 2021
Five of the best British island escapes
Travel and holidays

Five of the best British island escapes

From a historic castle in the Isles of Scilly to a secluded cottage in Scotland. Chris Carter reports
18 Jun 2021
Audi Q4 e-Tron: a superlative electric SUV
Cars

Audi Q4 e-Tron: a superlative electric SUV

The German carmaker has finally got the details right for its electric-only models. Chris Carter reports
11 Jun 2021
Five of the UK’s best beaches
Travel and holidays

Five of the UK’s best beaches

From the remote golden sands of Wales to the dunes of Lindisfarne, Chris Carter reports on the UK’s best beaches.
11 Jun 2021
Three overlooked Italian islands
Travel and holidays

Three overlooked Italian islands

From an isolated spot for hiking to a cultural hotspot with a pretty harbour.
7 Jun 2021
A cruise to Antarctica, the last pristine wilderness
Travel and holidays

A cruise to Antarctica, the last pristine wilderness

A cruise to Antarctica will change the way you see the world. Chris Carter reports.
28 May 2021
The high-end art market is still on fire
Art

The high-end art market is still on fire

The art-market billionaires are coming out of lockdown. Chris Carter reports
21 May 2021
The best holidays in Portugal as tourists get the green light
Travel and holidays

The best holidays in Portugal as tourists get the green light

The government has given the all-clear for holidays in Portugal, a European favourite. Chris Carter reports
21 May 2021
Three of the best places to experience volcanoes
Travel and holidays

Three of the best places to experience volcanoes

These are three of the hottest spots on the planet for “lava chasers”. Chris Carter reports
14 May 2021
Maserati Ghibli Hybrid: keeping up with the Joneses
Cars

Maserati Ghibli Hybrid: keeping up with the Joneses

Everyone’s going green, but can Maserati really manage it with the Ghibli Hybrid? Chris Carter reports
14 May 2021
Four dog-friendly UK holidays
Travel and holidays

Four dog-friendly UK holidays

Not everyone loves your dog as much as you do, but he’ll be welcome at these UK retreats, says Chris Carter.
7 May 2021
Combining business with leisure: the rise of the “bleisure” trip
Travel and holidays

Combining business with leisure: the rise of the “bleisure” trip

We’re now used to working from home – why not from the beach? Chris Carter reports
30 Apr 2021
Xpedition Oak: a spirit with a sense of adventure
Alternative investments

Xpedition Oak: a spirit with a sense of adventure

Talisker is set to release its 43-year-old Xpedition Oak single malt – a whisky with notes of the Caribbean, says Chris Carter.
27 Apr 2021
Chinese history as told via Asia’s booming auction market
Alternative investments

Chinese history as told via Asia’s booming auction market

Three Chinese imperial seals sold at auction tell a story about the present and past worlds, says Chris Carter.
26 Apr 2021
Three underwater experiences for the adventurous traveller
Travel and holidays

Three underwater experiences for the adventurous traveller

Sleeping with the fishes in the Great Barrier Reef; fine dining under the Indian Ocean; and snorkelling among artworks in the Med.
23 Apr 2021
Diamonds regain their sparkle as buyers return
Alternative investments

Diamonds regain their sparkle as buyers return

The gem market has been stricken by Covid-19. It will recover, says Chris Carter
9 Apr 2021
Three lesser-known holiday spots in Greece
Travel and holidays

Three lesser-known holiday spots in Greece

Foreign holiday bookings are surging– seek the spots the crowds will have missed. Chris Carter reports
9 Apr 2021
1 April 1999: The minimum wage is introduced in Britain
This day in history

1 April 1999: The minimum wage is introduced in Britain

On this day in 1999, the national minimum wage was introduced in Britain, bringing an instant pay rise to 1.9 million low-paid workers.
1 Apr 2021
Five unusual UK holidays
Travel and holidays

Five unusual UK holidays

Looking for something different that doesn’t involve travelling abroad? Chris Carter has some ideas
1 Apr 2021
Digital art: a new chapter in art history or just a fad?
Art

Digital art: a new chapter in art history or just a fad?

How will history judge Beeple and the new digital way of making art?
26 Mar 2021
Three idyllic countryside retreats
Travel and holidays

Three idyllic countryside retreats

We could all do with a chance to stretch our legs. Chris Carter suggests a spell at a farm
26 Mar 2021
Corfu: an idyllic Greek island refuge
Travel and holidays

Corfu: an idyllic Greek island refuge

Greece is preparing to welcome back tourists. Make a dash for Corfu, says Chris Carter
19 Mar 2021
Virtual cherry blossom – how to indulge in “hanami” from your sofa
Travel and holidays

Virtual cherry blossom – how to indulge in “hanami” from your sofa

Chris Carter enjoys the cherry-blossom blooms of a Japanese spring from his locked-down London home.
12 Mar 2021
Five stylish hotel suites
Travel and holidays

Five stylish hotel suites

From an exclusive villa in the Seychelles to a luxury pad in New York. Chris Carter reports
5 Mar 2021
Get in on the new craze for digital art
Alternative investments

Get in on the new craze for digital art

Auction houses are hoping to lure the Reddit mob with digital art. Chris Carter reports.
26 Feb 2021
Blow the lockdown cobwebs away with a self-drive supercar holiday
Travel and holidays

Blow the lockdown cobwebs away with a self-drive supercar holiday

Bored with lockdown? Don't want to fly? Why not go on a Grand Tour of Europe at the wheel of a supercar instead?
26 Feb 2021
24 February 1809: Drury Lane theatre burns down
This day in history

24 February 1809: Drury Lane theatre burns down

On this day in 1809, celebrated playwright Richard Sheridan was effectively ruined when the Drury Lane theatre went up in smoke.
24 Feb 2021
23 February 1963: The case of the electrified Land Rover
This day in history

23 February 1963: The case of the electrified Land Rover

On this day in 1963, an unsuspecting bobby gets a shock when he stumbles upon an electrified Land Rover.
23 Feb 2021