Monthly Archives: August 2007

Hidden Europe

Summer is almost over here in Madrid. People are starting to get back to work and not wearing shorts anymore. Other than a zillion visitors (aka sangria and more sangria) throughout summer, I haven’t really done much other than urrr…ummm…browse the Internet. See, it is part of my job you […]

Lonely Planet’s Pick & Mix

Guidebooks in PDF format have been around for awhile and I’ve never found them much of use. I have a couple of guides from various publishers stuck in a folder somewhere on my computer that I never go into. But now Lonely Planet has announced that they have Pick & […]

Vagabonding Calls For Bloggers

One of my favourite websites Vagablogging is looking for a few more writers to keep it’s site ripe. Rolf is a personal inspiration of mine, and so his is blog that is now written by a handful of great people. If you are interested in writing for them send an […]

Market Leads: World Hum, Avalon, Budget Travel

I’ve got a slew of market leads today and whoever is interested should act fast, as I get the feeling these will go quick. World Hum: World Hum has announced that they are looking for regular bloggers and contributors for their feature columns. They have also announced that they now […]

Market Leads: Backpacker and Urban Daddy

Here are a couple of market leads I think a few of you might be interested in: Backpacker Magazine Looking for: Paid Map Intern for their Boulder, Colorado office Who can: Write, edit, fact-check copy, upate the website, edit maps and GPS data Qualifications: strong writing, editing, research and project […]

Building a Travel Website

I’ve been thinking lately how I can be more web savvy and prepared for the future of travel writing, hence I’ve decided to begin devoting more time to creating my own website. There are a number of great guidebook writers that have turned to the web, and from what I […]

Travel Writing Workshop Mexico

“Professional travelers are how most of the world learns about itself” – Paul Ross. That’s gotta be the best travel quote I have read in a while. I haven’t been to a travel-writing workshop yet (shame on me), but I would go to one just to hear more moving quotes […]