[ENDED] WIN a DK Eyewitness travel guide of your choice including a travel gift box

Five lucky readers are in with a the chance of winning a travel gift box including DK Eyewitness merchandise and one of their newly launched travel guides.

DK Travel Gift Pack

DK Eyewitness and The Travel Magazine are offering five lucky readers a bespoke travel gift box to help you get inspired for your next trip.

Each beautifully decorated box contains a DK travel guide of your choice from their new series, a DK Eyewitness tote bag and some yummy sweet treats.

The redesigned books were launched in September 2018 and you can pick from the following destinations: Amsterdam, Berlin, Ireland, Italy, London, New York City, Paris, Prague, Rome and Washington DC.

To be in with a chance of winning, join us live on Facebook on Thursday 28 February at 3pm GMT (10am EST) and submit a travel related question to our guest speakers from DK Eyewitness.

To submit a question, click on the link to your chosen topic and submit your question directly on the Facebook post. You can do this either on the day of the Facebook Live or in advance by clicking on one of the below links. You will then be automatically entered into the competition and 5 winners will be chosen at random after the Facebook Live has finished.


man looking at mountainsEmerging destinations with Georgina Dee

Georgina Dee, Publishing Director for DK Eyewitness, will discuss her top three emerging destinations for 2019: Japan, Seville & Andalucía, England’s South Coast.

CLICK HERE to post your questions to Georgina Dee


new york panoramaNew York with Bess Daly

Bess Daly is DK Eyewitness Travel’s project jacket and designer. She is also a keen artist and one of her favourite cities is New York, which she knows like the back of her hand. Bess will share her insight’s on New York’s hidden gems and how to visit must-see sights without having to deal with the crowds.

CLICK HERE to post your questions to Bess Daly


camera and world map notebookBecoming a guide book travel editor with Lucy Richards

Project Editor, Lucy Richards, has nearly seven years’ experience at DK Eyewitness and has just completed a new guide to Denmark. Lucy will talk about her role as a travel editor and what it takes to put together an inspiring travel guide, from interviewing locals to working with designers, cartographers and picture researchers.

CLICK HERE to post your questions to Lucy Richards


Terms and Conditions

  • The competition is open to anyone aged 18 or over, except employees or family members of employees of DK Eyewitness or any companies or agencies directly connected with the creation and administration of this promotion.
  • Competition closing date is 4pm GMT on Thursday 28 February 2019.
  • Five prize winners will be notified via email within 28 days of the competition closing date, and the prize sent within 14 days of confirmation of receipt of email.
  • The prize is any of the above listed DK travel guides, a DK Eyewitness tote bag and themed snack. 
  • The prize is not transferable.
  • The competition organiser is DK, 80 Strand, London, WC2R 0RL

More about DK Eyewitness and Facebook Live

Meet the experts from DK Eyewitness live via Facebook on Thursday 28 February at 3pm GMT (10am EST). They will be chatting all things travel from how to get off the beaten track in New York, the emerging destinations of 2019 and what goes on in the day and life of a travel writer. They will be on hand to answer your travel related questions based on first-hand experience, and you will even be given the chance to win a bespoke destination pack for your upcoming travels.

Dorling Kindersley is the world’s leading illustrated reference publisher and is home to one of the world’s most well-known travel brands, DK Eyewitness. Publishing travel guides to more than 200 destinations, DK Eyewitness travel guides are filled with expert advice, beautiful photographs and detailed illustrations.

More about the authors

Georgina Dee: Georgina Dee is the Publishing Director for Travel and has been working for DK for over 16 years. She oversees the entire DK Eyewitness editorial and design team and is also responsible for the travel publishing calendar. Georgina’s time off is spent fulfilling her two young boys curiosity, which includes trips to the Cornish coast in search of fossils, and sparking their imaginations at the Science Centre in Singapore. Her favourite countries include Italy and Vietnam.

Bess Daly: Bess is DK Eyewitness Travel’s project jacket and designer. Bess moved over to the UK from Australia last year, and is currently working on guides to Berlin and Vietnam. She is a keen artist and enjoys seeking out art displays and exhibitions whilst travelling. Her favourite cities include Tokyo and New York, which she loves to visit time and time again.

Lucy Richards: Lucy is a project editor at DK Eyewitness and has worked here for nearly seven years. She has recently updated the brand new guide to Denmark and says she knows it better than her own home. Copenhagen is one of her favourite cities, where she loves to explore and enjoy cinnamon buns. Whilst travelling, Lucy loves to read novels set in the destination she is discovering and loves walking. Her favourite trips include Havana and India’s Golden Triangle.

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