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Themes: Adventure Travel, Business Travel, Round [read more]
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 street food. An entire spread [read more]
The deadline approaches for the annual travel writing contest from Bradt travel guides and The Independent On Sunday. Get your submission in by May 15th to be in with a chance of showcasing your writing in a British broadsheet newspaper. There’s a trip to Columbia or a travel writing holiday to Spain (with Travellers Tales) [read more]
Read on if you’ve always fancied swapping your home office or the local wi-fi enabled coffeeshop for some on-location writing and photography training.
Authentic tour and accommodation website, Tourdust have added two very tempting creative holidays to their site. Both of these professionally-run vocational holidays are set in locations inspirational enough to unblock even the most [read more]
It’s certainly been a busy couple of weeks for the online travel community, with bloggers, developers, start ups and long-established travel companies chewing the cud together on the future of travel.
Last week, for example, the UK’s blogging community prised their fingers from their laptops for a get together, for the very first time, as [read more]
Over at Matador they’ve whipped up a pretty sweet PDF titled 15 Paying Travel Magazines That Want Your Travel Writing. Should be an excellent resource for anyone who is looking to get into their travel writing career or just needs a bit of inspiration for where to send queries.
All you have to do is put [read more]
I’ve become increasingly worried about the state of the media as newspapers cut staff and magazines fold left and right, so I have felt a growing urge to begin posting something significant on the web. It has been a long time coming, but I finally have my own independent ezine to launch: New World Review. [read more]
One of the biggest names in the realm of online travel writing, World Hum, is celebrating its 8th anniversary this Friday! The site is celebrating all week long with special content, starting off with Pico Iyer’s classic piece “Why We Travel.”
In order to honor their last 8 years, throughout the whole week World Hum is [read more]
They won’t pay the bills, but winning competitions such as these will certainly buoy the spirit of aspiring travel writers and photographers. Both definitely sound worth a punt to me, if only as a chance to polish your prose and pictures. Plus, there are prizes to be won!
As Fodor’s may also feature your pictures on [read more]
Jonathan Lorie, Director of Travellers’ Tales has just emailed his faithful following with details of the company’s first ever Festival.
It isn’t often that travel writers - wanna be and professional alike - get the chance to spend a weekend picking up tips of the trade and mingling with Michael Palin…not to mention John Simpson [read more]
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