Monthly Archives: March 2008

Travel Channel Acquires Vagabondish

Breaking news from the travel-publishing industry: Discovery’s Travel Channel has bought over Vagabondish. First it was World Hum, now this — both are great examples of small scale, personal projects making it big because of sheer dedication and quality content. Mike Richard, who created the blog-turned-magazine about 18-months ago, will […]

Trying To Be A Travel-Writer: My Story So Far…

One of our recent posts here stirred up many comments and thoughts. Although I assure you we’ve never meant to be impersonal, some of the commenters have expressed that this site lacks a personal touch, and many often ask for Jen. Unfortunately, as Nick has mentioned, Jen has retired from […]

Job Lead: Assistant Editor at Budget Travel

Budget Travel is looking for an Assistant Editor in their New York office. Job Duties: Fact-checking features, departments, and maps, and for confirming all information, including details of pricing and geography. Follow stories through the production cycle to verify changes made to copy and photo captions. Requirements: The ideal candidate […]

Moon Looking For Guidebook Authors

Avalon Publishing is looking for authors for a number of Moon guidebooks: –Moon South Africa –Moon Mumbai & Goa –Moon Delhi, Agra, & Rajasthan –Moon Mexico’s Copper Canyon –Moon Singapore & Malaysia –Moon Coastal Carolinas –Moon South Carolina Writers should live in the areas mentioned or have close ties and […]

Frommer’s Travel Writing 101

For those of you who missed this, at end of last year, Frommer’s came out with a Travel Writing 101 series of articles, written by Robert Haru Fisher: a contributing editor and columnist for, a former editor-in-chief of the Fodor Travel Guides, a former president of the Society of […]

Job Lead: Northstar Travel Media

Northstar Travel Media is looking for an Assistant Editor for their TravelAge West publication in Los Angeles, CA. Requirements: -Minimum of 1-2 years related experience in magazine and newspaper editorial and production. Experience working in the travel industry preferred. -College degree or equivalent work experience. English, Journalism or Literature major […]