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What to Write in your Travel Journal

What to write in the travel journal? Trust your instincts, I advise, but as a beginner, you may not yet have developed the second nature  that noses out the compelling street scene, the picturesque vantage point, the bristling marketplace.  Maybe … 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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A Midsummer Trip to the Tropics

Lafcadio Hearn is one of the more intriguing travel writers I’ve read. He ended up as a revered professor of literature in Japan. During the 1870s – 1880s, he roamed the U.S. and Caribbean for many years and worked as … 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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Contests for Travel Writers I

Just Back is a travel writing contest.  You write just 500 words.  Telegraph, UK  – the Prize is 100 £ in currency of your choice http://www.trazzler.com/contests http://www.wanderlustandlipstick.com/ http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/travelwritingcompetition http://www.puretravel.com/Guide/Travel_writing_competition http://www.bradtguides.com/travelwriting.html http://www.besttravelwriting.com/

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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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Travel Writer’s Organizations

Organizations for Travel Writers and Outdoors Journalists   American Society of Journalists and Authors  Circumnavigators Club Explorers Club International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association International Institute for Peace through Tourism International Society for Travel Writing National Writer’s Union  Outdoor Writers … Continue reading

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