Abigail King’s latest piece for National Geographic Traveler tackles the centenary of Wales’ most famous poet. In October 2014 the literary world celebrates the 100th birthday of the late Dylan Thomas. Few places meant more to the Welsh poet than Swansea, on Wales’s southwest coast. “This sea-town was my world,” he wrote of the “ugly […]
Lonely Planet has teamed up with three of the world’s best travel bloggers for a video campaign titled Japan. Endless Discovery. This is the first time Lonely Planet have worked with top travel bloggers in this way as Abigail King, alongside Kash Bhattacharya and Alicia Drewnicki, take us on a journey through Japan in three […]
From 17th-19th April, some of the best brains in British tourism and travel blogging will descend on Sarum College in Salisbury, Wiltshire for Social Travel Britain 2015. It is a conference that recognises the best initiatives in digital marketing, and introduces the thinking that will further influence best practice in the year to follow. It […]
The British Guild of Travel Writers’ Best Blogger Award was announced at the Savoy on 2nd November 2014. Abigail King has been awarded the British Guild of Travel Writers’ Best Blogger for her website, Inside the Travel Lab. This coveted award, along with other Guild Member’s writing and photography prizes, was presented at the British […]
Published November 2014 Read the full article here Read more about the Must Love Festivals project here.
Off the Beaten Track (A Top Travel Blogger Shows You How) I love those quiet, secret moments, when what you thought you knew about a place changes in a flicker, and you look up from what you’re doing and realise that, for all the right reasons, you are somewhere that the crowds are not. In […]
If these cliffs in West Bay Beach look familiar, it’s because they brood over the key crime scene in the transatlantic TV hit Broadchurch. Rising as if ripped from Earth’s crust, the formation has always seemed positioned for dramatic effect. In fact, show creator Chris Chibnall calls the murder mystery a love letter to his […]
Abigail King’s award-winning travel blog Inside the Travel Lab earns a place on Chilli Sauce’s list of the Top 100 Travellers on Social Media for 2014. Thanks guys!
National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year’s must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today. A New View From the Top “Wildly and unreasonably happy.” That’s how author Nevil Shute’s heroine felt as she arrived in Darwin in […]
A nice piece of news from Cision UK today. In their latest ranking of the UK’s Top Luxury Travel Blogs, Inside the Travel Lab comes in at number four. That’s exciting enough but a quick look at the top three reveals that it’s the first independent travel blog in the list (ie written by a […]