Adventure E-zine Goes Live

Award-winning travel writer and editor Don George has just begun editing a new monthly online trave-lit-zine called ¨RECCE: Literary Journeys for the Discerning Traveler.” Sponsored by travel adventure company Geographic Expeditions, RECCE – short for reconnoiter or reconnaissance – aims to take the spirit of exploration to another level, through […]

2007 Travvies: And The Winners Are…

Last week I talked about the Travvies – Upgrade Travel’s travel blogging awards for 2007. The competition ran over a month, voting closed yesterday and the winners have just been announced! In total 2306 votes were cast for the winners; here are the sites that won: Best Photography on a […]

Travvies: Get Your Vote In!

Upgrade Travel’s travel blog awards were launched early this month by opening floor for nominations of what you think are the best travel blogs. The categories were: best travel blog, best destination blog, best informative blog, best photography on a travel blog, best group-written blog and best single-author blog, and […]

The sweet agony of travel journalism

“As someone who edits a travel site, my business trips are business trips, and my vacations are — business trips,”says Peter J. Frank, editor-in-chief of (Condé Nast Traveler Online). In an article by Frank (as told to Chris Elliot) for the New York Times, on what I’d like to […]