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Surviving ITB Berlin 2013: Lessons from WTM London 2012

Posted on February 28th, by Peter Parkorr in Picture Perfect, Social Media. 8 comments
With only a few more days until ITB Berlin 2013 kicks off, I’m sure many of my fellow bloggers are feeling a similar mixture of trepidation and excitement about attending the worlds largest travel trade show. Having read lots of great advice from bloggers with experience and industry professionals that work with bloggers, time will tell if I’m adequately prepared for this huge event.…

Kilts, The Keilidh, and Edinburgh Burns – Hogmanay By Night

Posted on January 18th, by Peter Parkorr in Picture Perfect, Scotland. 3 comments
3… 2… 1…. ‘Happy Hogmanay, Happy Hogmanay!’ – The cheers went up, the smiles grew wide, and the thousands of people gathered in Edinburgh all tried to hug each other at once. We sang Auld Lang Syne with enthusiasm, after being dazzled by hundreds of stunning fireworks that blasted the black sky into colour. Edinburgh Castle sat smoking above us, and on the main stage Simple Minds started up their instruments again.…

A Very Award-ing Safestay at WTM London

Posted on December 18th, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, England, London. 10 comments
When I headed to London in early November for the World Travel Market 2012, it was my first time seeing the capital properly for a few years. The week’s accommodation was kindly provided for me by London’s newest hostel outfit, Safestay in Elephant & Castle. After a busy few days pitching tourist boards and many a PR person, it was good to let off steam at the Hostelbookers Travel Blogger Awards, taking some cheeky snaps while socialising with a few industry people and heaps of bloggers.…

The Beautiful Bloggers of TBU Porto

Posted on October 17th, by Peter Parkorr in Picture Perfect, Portugal. 6 comments
Spending too much so much time at conferences with all you beautiful bloggers, I just couldn’t help but turn my camera on you. Here are the best shots from my collection taken during TBU Porto this September. The majority of these pictures were snapped at the Travel Bloggy Awards (hence the lovely blue lighting), and the rest I took at the Gallery Hostel, on the Green & Authentic blog trip, or in the bars we repeatedly frequented on Gallerie de Paris.…

Travel Bloggers After Dark at TBEX Girona

Posted on October 16th, by Peter Parkorr in Picture Perfect, Spain. 2 comments
Or, ‘The Beautiful But Scary Travel Bloggers of TBEX Girona’.
They’ll be coming round the mountains when they come, they’ll be coming round the mountains when they come… Ah, travel bloggers, there is a trend of only being in the same place as each other these days isn’t there? It’s like some kind of twisted wedding season, enjoyable as it is.…