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Swimming pigs and birdies

Guild member Peter Ellegard won the award for the best consumer feature in the Caribbean Travel Journalism Awards 2014. The winning piece, published in Great Golf magazine, featured the unlikely combination of swimming pigs and golf in the Bahamas.

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Five Dogs, Two Cats and a Couple of Mugs

Former Guild chair and BBC 1 Holiday presenter Mary Johns has had her first book published. Illustrated by her artist husband Geoff Rowswell, it tells the story of the summer months they spent on a Greek island. It’s a tale of … ..more

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Award for Tim Bird

International Photography Awards (IPA) has announced the winners of One Shot: One World competition. Tim Bird was Awarded an Honorable Mention in One Shot: One World Competition – One World – People category for the winning entry “Kumbh Mela.” Many … ..more

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Adrian Phillips appointed MD at Bradt

Globetrotter is delighted to hear that Adrian Phillips – longstanding Guild member and long-suffering Yearbook Editor – has been appointed Managing Director of Bradt Travel Guides, following the decision by Donald Greig to step down and relocate to Scotland. The … ..more

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Guild award winners

Four travel journalists recently captured top honors in the 2014 IPW Travel Writing Awards competition. The winners were announced on April 7 during a media reception at the IPW trade show in Chicago. The US Travel Association, which coordinates the … ..more

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A-Maze-ing Minotaur

However sketchy our Greek mythology, most of us can remember the plot of ‘Theseus and the Minotaur’. King Minos keeps dangerous beast in an underground maze; Theseus, Prince of Athens, kills beast; hero escapes maze using Ariadne’s ball of golden … ..more

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Slow Travel: South Devon & Dartmoor

Hilary Bradt’s latest travel guide, Slow travel: South Devon & Dartmoor, arrived in my post the day before a week-long spring visit to … South Devon. Spot on! Having used her previous guide, Slow Devon and Exmoor, on a previous … ..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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