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Top gifts for travel enthusiasts

Recently published books by Guild members

How to open a hostel or guesthouse in China

Three generations take a trip to Denmark

Climbing La Spada nella Roccia (The Sword in the Stone) in Sottoguda, northern Italy.

Online photography exhibition: Adventure

This online photography exhibition makes history. It’s the first to include a guest contribution by a member of one of the Guild’s sister organisations from the Global Travel Writers’ Alliance.

Lumiere Durham festival of lights in Durham, England

Online photography exhibition: After Dark

Are we beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel?

Peter Ellegard photographed a woman rowing on Lugu Lake bordering the Yunnan and Sichuan provinces in China

Online photography exhibition: On the Water

We dedicate this online photography exhibition to health workers.

Professional development


Wellbeing in lockdown

Wellbeing in lockdown


Zooms and books

Zooms and books


Tips for commentary writing

Tips for commentary writing


Is now a good time to start a new business?

Is now a good time to start a new business?


Coronavirus – Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Coronavirus – Self-Employment Income Support Scheme


Summer Economic Statement

Summer Economic Statement


Continuing life in lockdown

Continuing life in lockdown


Life in lockdown

Life in lockdown

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Petra Shepherd's contribution to the British Guild of Travel Writers' Festivals themed online photography exhibition.

Online photography exhibition: Festivals

Attending a festival and photographing at it has the potential to raise complex ethical issues.

Surfers at Playa Guiones beach in Nosara, Costa Rica, by Andrew Day.

Online photography exhibition: People

People, it’s said, make places.

Remote house by Kirsten Henton.

Online photography exhibition: Wild

Wild can encompass wildlife, wild times and wild locations around the planet.

Online photography exhibition: Departures

Saying goodbye can count among the most emotional aspects of travel.

Through the lens of James Rushforth

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