Monthly Archives: January 2008


My New Digs: Brooklyn, New York

I am now officially a Brooklynite. About two weeks ago I relocated to Greenpoint, in the northwest corner of Brooklyn. It’s a mostly Polish community, but has recently seen an influx of hipster types escaping the Manhattan-like rents of nearby Williamsburg. My wife and I were actually expecting to land […]


Moon/Avalon Publishing Looking for Authors

Avalon Publishing is looking for authors for a number of Moon guidebooks and their Moon Living Abroad Series: –Moon Cleveland –Moon Minneapolis/St. Paul –Moon Living Abroad in Great Britain –Moon Living Abroad in Guatemala –Moon Living Abroad in India –Moon Living Abroad in Panama –Moon Living Abroad in Thailand -Also […]


Travel Writing and Photography Workshop in Rome

It’s not often that good-quality travel-writing workshops come to Europe. Other than Rolf Pott’s July Paris workshop, I’m not aware of any other regular one. It’s annoying all the good ones are normally in the US, so when I hear of ones in Europe I get more excited than normal! […]


Traveling Stories Magazine Writing Contest

Here’s another travel-writing contest, this time by Traveling-Stories website, for those always up for a challenge: Submissions: -300-1000 words -Should be concise and creative without being destination based. -Must include a brief bio (you may include a website if you have one) which will be added to the end of […]


Market Leads: In the Know Traveler, Wend Magazine

In the Know Traveler is seeking new writers. If your looking to break in with a low paying market here is your chance. Pay is $10 for articles 500-650 words and $20 for features on selected countries. For more info see their submission guidelines. Also, Matador’s Bounty Board has a […]


Learnings from 2007, Writing Goals for 2008?

Last year was a big writing year for me. An awfully disorganized one, but a big one nonetheless. I continued writing for Gridskipper; did a short stint at globorati; and began writing here, for Vagablogging, for Gadling, for European Vibe and for Map Magazine. Other than European Vibe, for which […]