Author of World’s Cheapest Destinations and publisher of the excellent ezine Perceptive Travel, Tim Leffel, is working on a new book on Travel Writing. He’s looking for professional and aspiring travel writers to let him know what they want to learn about travel writing: “I agreed to do a book […]
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Although this market lead isn’t directly related to travel writing, many traveler writers out there are also used to taking advantage of their language skills for translation services. This post is just for you! The travel site Where I’ve Been is currently looking to expand its community by making it […]
AOL Travel is currently seeking freelance city bloggers for Miami, Charlotte, Boston and Honolulu. It’s an ideal gig if you’ve got the lowdown on everything that’s happening in your city, particularly the following subjects: Nightlife, Food/Restaurants, Shopping, Arts & Culture & Hotel Beats. Requirements: Experience with travel industry with a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Spirit, the inflight magazine for Southwest Airlines, has an opening for an assistant editor in their Dallas office. To apply: E-mail resume, clips, and cover letter to Associate Editor Mike Darling at mike.darling[at]paceco.com.
News of Tazzler’s Summer Travel Writing Contest has just come my way. And the theme is … (they must have known what I’m currently craving) … ‘Oasis’. Oasis 1. n. a fertile or green area in an arid region (as a desert). 2. n. something that provides refuge, relief, or […]