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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

 

Collectables: a busy month for watch lovers
Alternative investments

Collectables: a busy month for watch lovers

A number of rare and valuable timepieces are up for grabs this November. Chris Carter reports
22 Oct 2021
Four of the best autumnal breaks in Britain
Travel and holidays

Four of the best autumnal breaks in Britain

As the nights draw in, it’s time to enjoy countryside walks and evenings in by the fire. Chris Carter reports
22 Oct 2021
Travel: the lost world of the Ardèche
Travel and holidays

Travel: the lost world of the Ardèche

Most travellers from Britain pass this corner of the south of France by. That’s a mistake, says Chris Carter
15 Oct 2021
A vintage year for wine lovers
Alternative investments

A vintage year for wine lovers

Collectors and tipplers are having a great time of it. Chris Carter reports
8 Oct 2021
Caterham’s latest pocket rocket
Cars

Caterham’s latest pocket rocket

Caterham’s new model – the Seven 170 – is the lightest yet and is great fun to drive. Chris Carter reports
1 Oct 2021
Three top walking destinations in the UK
Travel and holidays

Three top walking destinations in the UK

As autumn arrives, it’s time to get your boots on and head for the country, says Chris Carter
17 Sep 2021
Fractional ownership: buy a share of an $8.6m postage stamp
Alternative investments

Fractional ownership: buy a share of an $8.6m postage stamp

Stanley Gibbons hopes to find a host of buyers for its most prestigious acquisition – an $8.6m British Guiana One-Cent Black on Magenta stamp – throug…
10 Sep 2021
Travel: four castles where you can live like royalty
Travel and holidays

Travel: four castles where you can live like royalty

Hole up for the autumn in Warwick, Chillingham, Glenapp or at Versailles. Chris Carter reports.
10 Sep 2021
Four of the best boating holidays
Travel and holidays

Four of the best boating holidays

From a gentle rafting trip in Oregon to a canoeing and meditation retreat in Devon. Chris Carter reports.
20 Aug 2021
Lambo’s fast and furious new Huracán
Spending it

Lambo’s fast and furious new Huracán

The Italian supercar maker’s latest offering will make petrolheads weep for joy
16 Aug 2021
Hotels with stylish swimming pools
Travel and holidays

Hotels with stylish swimming pools

Enjoy a fruity cocktail from your pool in St Lucia, or a gentle pummelling in London. Chris Carter reports
6 Aug 2021
Where to find the best British seafood
Travel and holidays

Where to find the best British seafood

From an informal bistro on the Gower Peninsula to a ramshackle cafe at Wyke Regis. Chris Carter reports
30 Jul 2021
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