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Another fine meze

On a culinary odyssey in Istanbul, Isabel Conway goes in search of the world’s finest kebab… Ottoman ruler Sultan Mehmet II did nothing by halves. A legendary gourmet with a penchant for indulging in lavish feasts prepared for himself, his mother, the harem and favoured guests he employed more than a thousand chefs in a…

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BGTW Gala Awards Dinner hits high notes

With the unveiling of top tourism honours for a new railway, a project to connect the horrors of the Great War with the misery of current conflicts – and a new walking route through one of the world’s crucibles of political turmoil, the British Guild of Travel Writers annual gala awards dinner hit its usual…

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Charity Raffle prize generosity raises £4067

To all the generous providers of prizes for the charity raffle at our annual gala awards dinner – a big thank you. A mighty big thank you too from Survival International, which benefitted to the tune of £4067. The cheque was handed over to the charity’s founding trustee, travel writer Robin Hanbury-Tenison, during the event…

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Final countdown to the BGTW Gala Awards Dinner

The final countdown has begun to the travel event of the year. Though the two go together like airports and security queues we aren’t talking World Travel Market here  – but this year’s British Guild of Travel Writers Gala Awards Dinner that heralds the show’s opening. The great, the good and the discerning from the travel industry and…