Monthly Archives: August 2009


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 […]