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Inside the Travel Lab recognised on list of top Travel Blogs

Congratulations to member Abigail King, whose blog Inside the Travel Lab was recently named as one of the best Travel Writing Sites!

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Emma O’Reilly launches new blog

Travel Writer and Editor, Emma O’Reilly, has launched an exciting new blog at, based around her travels both with and without her husband and two children. Emma says ‘I want to inform and entertain people, rather than just presenting a … ..more

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Christine Fagg

It is with great sadness that the Guild reports the death of its former member Christine Fagg, ballerina turned travel writer. Colleague Mary Anne Evans remembers her as a “charming, small elegant lady always with a delightful smile, a wry … ..more

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Only in London New Guidebook by Duncan J.D. Smith

BGTW member Duncan J. D. Smith’s latest guidebook is out now! Two and a half years in the making, Only in London tells the story of the city using over 100 unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects. It’s all … ..more

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On a Wing and a Prayer

When writer and intrepid traveller Sarah Woods set about discovering the jungles of Central and South America, her quest – to catch sight of one of the few last breeding pairs of Harpy Eagles – took her into some of … ..more

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Guild’s new Yearbook launched

The Guild’s new Yearbook is out. It’s a must have source for anyone involved in travel and can be ordered on this website. Want to find a writer who’s expert on a particular country, knows everything there is to know … ..more

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Dutch award for Stuart Forster

Stuart Forster was named Journalist of the Year at the Holland Press Awards 2015 for his body of work published during 2014 on the Netherlands and Dutch culture.The awards evening was held at the official London residence of the Dutch … ..more

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Members News: Spring 2015

ISSUED BY THE BRITISH GUILD OF TRAVEL WRITERS Issue No.49; April 2015 CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE IT’S UPWARDS AND ONWARDS FOR THE BRITISH GUILD OF TRAVEL WRITERS The British Guild of Travel Writers is looking forward to the gala launch of its … ..more

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On the Trail of the Unhorsed King

For one week in March, the East Midlands city of Leicester welcomed media teams from around the world to witness the ceremony, rich symbolism and spectacle associated with the final laying to rest of the mortal remains of King Richard … ..more

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Thuringia present Andreasstraße Memorial with BGTW…

Managing Director of the Thuringia Tourist Board Bärbel Grönegres handed over the ‪BGTW‬ 2014 Tourism Award to the Andreasstraße Memorial. Both the Chairman and the Director of the memorial held a speech thanking the Guild for the award and pointing out its importance. (Photo credit: Andreasstrasse … ..more

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Latest news

The Guild meets at least once a month and regularly hosts networking events, charity fundraisers, panel discussions and workshops. Here’s what we’ve been up to lately.

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