Travel Books


Travel Writing and Editorial – one print editor’s utopian view of online travel content

Regular readers will know that my professional transition from print guidebook publishing to the web is still very much in its infancy. My experience is rooted in a world of well-established publishing schedules, editorial style guides, procedures and decades of travel writing experience embodied by a community of writers, plus […]


Travel Reading Group & Online Travel Writing Bootcamp – inspire and energise your writing

As a reader and editor, I’ve always had slightly more of a leaning towards travel literature than fact-focused guidebooks. Of course, both genres do have different jobs to fulfil; travel books’ rich, subjective descriptions inspire us to visit far-flung places and then, once you’ve visited and with every subsequent book […]


Rolf Potts: The Virtual Tour

Travel writer Rolf Potts just finished a Virtual Tour, doing numerous interviews all across the blogosphere, to celebrate the release of his new book Marco Polo Didn’t Go There: Stories and Revelations From One Decade as a Postmodern Travel Writer. There is loads of good stuff out there as a […]


The British Guild of Travel Writers launch NEW website

Founded in 1960, the British Guild of Travel Writers (BGTW) is an association of over 270 professional writers, editors, photographers, producers, radio and television presenters involved in the world of travel. You’ll find Guild members names in by-lines to articles featured everywhere throughout the British press, on imprint pages of […]