Category Archives: Education

If it were easy anyone would do it….

http://moneyfortraveling.com/specialty/travel-writing/start-a-writing-career/ John invited me to chat about my travel writing and global networking experiences. I believe in sharing what I have learned.

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Goodwill Ambassadors and Volunteers

Volunteer Programs/Goodwill Ambassadors This is the ultimate reference book for anyone considering an international volunteer experience ~~  How to Live Your Dream of Volunteering Overseas By Joseph Collins, Stefano DeZerega, and Zahara Heckscher. Penguin Books. Pursue your dream of serving overseas … Continue reading

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Agincourt to Zanzibar

From Agincourt to Zanzibar, A Where-in-the-World Guide From Agincourt to Zanzibar is just the ticket for traveling through history. Curious about Capri? Wondering about Waterloo? Then drill through this book for insight and background data. Authors Don Hausrath and Paul … Continue reading

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Ethics of Travel.

A Code of Ethics for Travelers ………………from the North American Coordinating Center for Responsible Tourism Travel in spirit of humility – desire to learn. Be aware. Listen and observe. Different time concepts and tought patterns. Instead of the beach, discover … Continue reading

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Building a Travel Story Idea

Building A Story Idea Portfolio Cultivating story ideas isn’t a mystery. The Writing Process starts with curiosity. What are you interested in? What stimulates your curiosity and drives you to explore a certain place or subject? The process runs like … Continue reading

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Colin Thubron Discusses ”In Siberia”

Colin Thubron, the prize winning  (PEN Silver Pen Award, Thomas Cook Travel Award, Hawthornden Prize) author of many travel books, reads from In Siberia to an assembly of spellbound professors and literature students who are gathered at a conference on travel writing … Continue reading

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Websites for Travel Writers

Beau Monde Bootsnall – travel narratives and planning Budget Travel Magazine CEO Traveler  Ethical Traveler Literary Traveler Madam Mayo Matador Travel Magazine Nature Writing Wiki Outside Magazine  Perceptive Travel Pyrenees Pilgrimage Rick Steves Travel Tips Rolf Potts Vagabonding Studies in Travel … Continue reading

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