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Mark Hodson

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Mark Hodson is Group Editor and Co-founder of 101 Holidays. He has more than 12 years experience as a full-time travel writer for The Sunday Times in London, and has written for numerous other publications including The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The FT and The Sunday Times Travel Magazine.

In September 2010, He was voted one of the Top 50 Travel Writers in the UK in a poll of fellow journalists for Press Gazette magazine. In 2014 he was winner of the prestigious Aito Travel Blogger of the Year award. In 2015, he was named runner-up of the same award.

He has worked as an adviser to the Austria National Tourist Office,, Skyscanner, Cox & Kings and Audley Travel. Mark advised on the creation of a new MA travel communications course at the University of West London, and was a co-founder at snowcarbon, a social enterprise designed to encourage skiers to travel by rail rather than air.

Mark has been a full-time travel journalist since 1994 after quitting a newspaper editing job to spend three years backpacking around Asia and Latin America. He continues to travel regularly and writes occasionally for The Times, Family Traveller and The Sunday Times Travel Magazine.

Read some of his writing:

Is Seville the sexiest city in Europe?

Taking the plunge in Tuscany’s Garfagnana Valley

Love it or hate it, you can’t ignore Dubai

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