Yearly Archives: 2009


Written Road on Facebook and Twitter!

We love getting feedback and tips from out readers, so be sure to check out our Twitter and Facebook pages. Just another way to stay in touch and up to date on everything that’s happening in the travel publishing industry!


Translators and Language Specialists Needed for Where I’ve Been

Although this market lead isn’t directly related to travel writing, many traveler writers out there are also used to taking advantage of their language skills for translation services. This post is just for you! The travel site Where I’ve Been is currently looking to expand its community by making it […]


AOL Wants Travel Bloggers for Miami, Charlotte, Boston & Honolulu

AOL Travel is currently seeking freelance city bloggers for Miami, Charlotte, Boston and Honolulu. It’s an ideal gig if you’ve got the lowdown on everything that’s happening in your city, particularly the following subjects: Nightlife, Food/Restaurants, Shopping, Arts & Culture & Hotel Beats. Requirements: Experience with travel industry with a […]


AOL Seeks Travel Bloggers; Various Locations

AOL Travel has an opening for Travel Bloggers in approximately 25 different markets. Requirements: a) # of posts per week: 1-2 posts per day (half free-form on what’s new and hot in city, half guided by assigned theme) b) Integrating links to guides in posts. c) Post length: between 150-300 […]


Guide Gecko Announces Contest

I have been trying to avoid listing contests details on Written Road, but this one seems unusually cool. GuideGecko is an online travel bookstore that sells ebooks and PDFs of many rare, out of print, and hard to find travel guides, many of which are self published. For anyone that […]


AFAR: A New Travel Magazine!!!

Yesterday I received the premier issue of AFAR magazine in the mail. I was beyond impressed. There were travel stories about off beat international locals and there wasn’t a tie in to a Marriot resort to be found anywhere. There is a write up of South African Bunny Chow, a […]