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10 Travel Writing and Photography Contest Opportunities

1.  Read the entry rules for the Saga Travel Writing Competition carefully.  Writers must be age 50 and older. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travel-competitions/10957273/Away-With-Words-Saga-travel-writing-competition.html Deadline: August 15, 2014. 2.  Stone Canoe Literary Essay competition. http://stonecanoejournal.org/submit.html Deadline: July 31, 2014. Author must have connection to upstate New … Continue reading

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Motivation to Dream (and Act) as a Travel Writer

Personal desire is the best motivator for exploring and writing about a place.  After all, if you want to be there — if you’re truly interested and engaged — you’ve a better chance of communicating  your experiences.  Care about the places … Continue reading

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Meet People :: Get Your Hands Dirty :: The World :: Close to Home

Meet People * Cultural Programs * Volunteer * Work Exchange * Travel   …get started with your dream of helping people and reaching out….meeting new friends….BE the change you want   Applications accepted during July, 2014 * Virtual Student Foreign Service – online … Continue reading

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15 Travel + Memoir Writing Contests

Travel Writer’s Awards and Contests The Guardian (UK) Travel Writing Competition – for amateur travel writers We Said Go Travel Writing Contest WanderWomen Travel Writing Contest – Wanderlust and Lipstick Fish Publishing Short Memoir Writing Contest Safari Bucket List Travel Writer … Continue reading

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Basic Tips for Travelers

Tips for Better Travel Register for frequent user programs — airlines, trains, hotels, resorts and car rental companies. Keep a list of the account numbers with you. Check memberships — know the discounts you are entitled to through professional associations or … Continue reading

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Travel Adventure Film Makers from Long Ago

Exploring my vast collection of postcards, I found a postcard from the collection of the Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum in Chanute, Kansas.  The card displays young women of the Lumbwa Tribe in full body draping and head coverings … Continue reading

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6 Markets for Travel Writers

1. ABOARD PUBLISHING  – Bilingual Spanish / English  inflight magazines for airlines with routes in Central and South America. The company also produces in-room travel books for luxury hotels and other travel promotion products. 2. TIME OUT – Publishes in just about every … Continue reading

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