Alice Morrison was born in Edinburgh, but grew up in Africa before studying Arabic and Turkish at Edinburgh University. After a career in journalism, working for the BBC and as CEO of Vision + Media, Alice changed direction and became a full-time Adventurer.
She cycled from Cairo to Cape Town and ran the Marathon Des Sables. She moved to Morocco in 2014 and presented her first TV series, From Morocco to Timbuktu, on BBC2 in May 2017. She has become the first woman to walk 1,500km down the length of the Draa River and is the author of three books: MY 1001 NIGHTS, MOROCCO TO TIMBUKTU and DODGING ELEPHANTS.