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Travel bloggers among the Guild membership

The British Guild of Travel Writers has several travel bloggers among our 250-strong membership. Some of those are full-time bloggers, others combine blogging with other specialisms, including feature writing, photography and videography. ..more

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Online photography exhibition: After Dark

This virtual exhibition comes at a time when the coronavirus lockdown is being eased in the United Kingdom. Inevitably, the situation prompts some people to say we are beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel. ..more

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Travel editors among the Guild membership

Our organisation’s name is the British Guild of Travel Writers but, as you probably already know, editors count among our 250 members. Some of the publications they edit are digital, others in print and some appear both online and on paper. ..more

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Canalling with granny

Having enjoyed several narrowboat holidays with our teenage children, my husband and I were only too pleased when our daughter Bridget suggested an intergenerational trip with her two small boys. ‘Tunnel ahead’ shouted Grandpa at the tiller as he spotted the … ..more

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British Guild of Travel Writers AGM destinations during the 2010s

Tenerife’s decision to host the 2016 AGM reflected on the productivity of Guild members following the 2010 event. The high volume of features and online articles written by members following our visit the island meant that Tenerife was keen to have us back just six years later. ..more

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Three generations take a trip to Denmark

How do whales breathe? (Through a blowhole). How did Bluetooth get its name? (From a rune stone). What does the word ‘lego’ mean? (Play well). These are just some of the unusual facts that we learned on an action-packed family … ..more

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… And granny came too

Successful family holidays don’t just happen, especially three-generational ones. Without careful pre-planning, the holiday could turn out to be memorable for all the wrong reasons. Crucially, will there be something that everyone likes to do? What kind of accommodation will … ..more

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Recent British Guild of Travel Writers AGM destinations

“I can honestly say that this was the most impactful group of journalists that we have ever had the opportunity to host. Granted, this was a major undertaking of time, talent and resources, but we found our efforts matched by an unparalleled level of professionalism and commitment to excellence in planning and executing the visit and exerience,” commented Douglas Warner, the Director of Media Relations at Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau less than six months after the British Guild of Travel Writers visited for the 2019 AGM. ..more

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Spirited away on the Isle of Jersey

I broke my phone. As in I actively, with intent, broke my phone. Never one to do things by halves, in a fit of hormonal rage (yoga is not working), as ten consecutive very bad things had happened in a … ..more

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Slow travel in Laos

In the cloak of fading darkness, shadows appear in the delicate hues of a new dawn. An apparition of tangerine-robed figures takes shape from the soft glow oozing from the temple before me. One by one, in silent reverence, a … ..more

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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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