Just this past week I got an interesting note from a very savvy and forward thinking PR professional.
I noticed your HARO request a few weeks back on new media resources available for travel writers and wanted to let you know that the PR team at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has created a presence on [read more]
Founded in 1960, the British Guild of Travel Writers (BGTW) is an association of over 270 professional writers, editors, photographers, producers, radio and television presenters involved in the world of travel. You’ll find Guild members names in by-lines to articles featured everywhere throughout the British press, on imprint pages of countless guidebooks and increasingly [read more]
“Glimpse” — National Geographic’s new print and online platform (urr…magazine?) is looking for people aged between 18-30 who plan to spend at least 10-weeks studying abroad from August 15-December 30, to report on their experiences.
Each correspondent will receive a $600 stipend and be assigned a professional editor to help them produce high quality, multimedia stories.
Key [read more]
So we have been nominated - thanks Taylor, you rock!
Friends, readers, bloggers, writers and travellers: we have one vote.
So, if this blog has meant anything to you, ever, please go vo [read more]
Here are two chances to meet one of the most known travel-writers in the industry today: NY Times Frugal Traveler Matt Gross will be telling stories of his experience traveling around the world and writing.
1)What: A talk at Idlewild Books about the Grand Tour, literary travel, frugal travel and so on.
When: Thursday, September 18 at [read more]
Here’s travel-writing Web 2.0 taken to a new level: In conjunction with a company called iGo iWrite, if you are on Facebook (get an account immediatley if not!), you can now be part of an interactive travel community where you can submit stories, get feedback, and ultimately be published.
Whether you are a professional or an [read more]
Symphony Space was kind enough to send us a copy of their new Travel Tales compact disc collection so I thought I’d share it with everyone.
The collection is made up of short travel clips (the combined total of the 6 stories is just three hours on three total discs). Other than the full length [read more]
A couple of months ago, I had the privilege to join the Matador Travel Community. I first found it talked about on Craigslist as a community for people interested in travel, music & art, writing & photography, sports, and positive global development. It sounded interesting and it got me in touch with young, friendly [read more]
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