NYC: Travel-Writing Reading Series

If you’re in the city Wednesday July 23, you might want to go to the first Restless Legs Reading Series. You’ll hear writer Tony Perrottet talk about his quest to find Napoleon’s penis, and Cullen Thomas ead from his account of being in a South Korean prison. It’s at happy […]

Travel-Writing Competition: Adventures In Hostelling

San Francisco based company Hostelling International, is seeking short (150-250 words), personal stories from travelers about their experiences hostelling. Stories can be funny, serious, romantic, touching, as long as they’re true. The winners will be chosen by a jury made up of professional travel writers and other travel industry folks. […]

Scarce Posting

Sorry about the scarce posting over the last few weeks, looks like both Nick and I have been swamped with different things. I’ve been wrapping up things here in Madrid before I leave for Dubai to spend 3-weeks with my family; I haven’t been home in 18 months. My brother […]

Travel Writing Competition: Win A Trip To Costa Rica!

Costa Rica Pages has just launched a travel-writing competition where you can get a trip valued at $3000 to Costa Rica. Simple drill: Write a 300-word-minimum description of your most memorable vacation or travel moment and how it changed or affected you. Deadline: Friday, August 1. Unfortunately the prize doesn’t […]

Viva Travel Guide’s Travel-Writing Boot Camp Schedule

Viva Travel Guides (a new guidebook company focused primarily on Latin America that offers all of their content for free online) will be holding a few guidebook/travel writing crash courses over the next couple of months. Viva’s Boot Camps are week-long courses that teach students how to hit the ground […]