Unlike desk-bound novelists living in their own minds, foreign correspondents live an international life of adventure, mystery and glamour. Right? Four foreign correspondents spill the beans on what it’s really like breaking big stories abroad, sharing anecdotes and lessons from the road. Caroline Brothers (reporter and author of The Memory Stones), George Gittoes (artist and ‘eyewitness in the world’s contact zones’) and Rob Schmitz (Shanghai Correspondent for NPR) talk with ABC Radio’s Eleanor Hall.

Mark Colvin will no longer be appearing at this event.