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Why Southeast Asia is a Great Home Base for Travel Writers

Southeast Asia has long been a great budget travel destination, but in this day and age of location independence jobs, it’s become a haven for people whose office consists of their laptop and an internet connection. If you’re a travel writer who is not tied down to a particular place, […]


Learning from TBEX

For an aspiring writer or a travel blogger looking to hone his or her skills, a travel conference or tradeshow can be a vital tool. For travel bloggers, the TBEX conference is one way to meet others in the industry and learn from those who had found success. This year’s […]


Top Tips for Attending a Travel Writing Conference

Travel writing conferences and tradeshows are one of the best ways to further your career as a travel writer. Not only can you get practical tips to improve your skills, but you’ll also make valuable connections with other writers and editors who may want to work with you in the […]


Learn Travel Writing from Rolf Potts

Aspiring travel writers looking to hone their skills can learn from one of the best – Rolf Potts – at the Paris Writing Workshop, July 1 – 29, 2011. Join Rolf and other successful fiction and nonfiction writers for courses on travel writing, fiction, poetry, screenplays, memoir and more. The […]


Travel Around Asia, Blog About Food, Get Paid $10,000

Travel around Asia, sampling the exotic cuisine of Thailand, Vietnam, China, Japan and Korea, and get paid $10,000. It’s a dream “job” that one lucky person will be selected to do on behalf of Pei Wei Asian Diner. The chain restaurant is searching for someone to follow along with the […]


Guide Gecko Announces 2010 Guidebook Competition

The Travel Guidebook Online Bookstore GuideGecko have a launched the 2010 edition of the GuideGecko International Writing Contest. Do you have a self published ebook that needs some recognition? Here’s your chance to get it out there. All travel, food and lifestyle guidebooks can be submitted. The winning titles will […]


Be the Next BootsnAll Travel Writer!

Is being a travel writer your dream job? We’re excited to launch the BootsnAll Travel Writer platform — a partnership with passionate travel writers to create expert-driven content on your favorite destinations and topics. Current Opportunities: Destinations: Amsterdam, Australia, France, Hawaii, Indonesia, Ireland, Las Vegas, London, Mexico, South Africa, or […]


Written Road on Facebook and Twitter!

We love getting feedback and tips from out readers, so be sure to check out our Twitter and Facebook pages. Just another way to stay in touch and up to date on everything that’s happening in the travel publishing industry!


Translators and Language Specialists Needed for Where I’ve Been

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 […]