Archive for April, 2009

Travel Media Trip – Cozumel Follow Up
[Posted on: 29 April 2009]
[Posted in: General News & Info, Opportunities]

This past week I spent 4 wonderful days in Cozumel, Mexico on a Travel Media Trip, as a guest at the fabulous Park Royal Resort (of course you’d already know this if you follow us on Twitter). We’re adding a new section to our website for Destination Travel Articles, so watch for mine about the […]

Are You a Perpetual Traveler or World Citizen?
[Posted on: 27 April 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles]

F. Daniel Harbecke, a writer with Brave New Traveler wrote the following article, Would You Be A Perpetual Traveler Or World Citizen?, which was his response to the question posed in the original article by Joel Falconer at LifeHack. Both are very interesting articles — very thought-provoking! As a travel writer, you may consider yourself […]

Kelsey Timmerman and the Effects of Globalization
[Posted on: 24 April 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Getting Started, Opportunities]

Have you read any extraordinary travel articles (or written any)? As a travel writer, you know there’s more to writing great travel articles than the typical “Top 10 Night Spots in L.A” – that’s been done many times over and just doesn’t cut it these days. These days the truly great travel articles have a […]

Here’s a Tweet Review about Twitter
[Posted on: 22 April 2009]
[Posted in: Opportunities, Reviews, Tips & Tricks]

Twitter has taken the social media world by storm. If you’re a travel writer and you’re not using Twitter, you don’t know what you’re missing! Almost everyone is on Twitter. Many organizations such as Travel Channel International and many other travel sites can be found on Twitter. In a nutshell, Twitter is simply a form […]

Have You Been Grounded?
[Posted on: 20 April 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles]

How many travel writers have been stranded at the airport? Did you get a good night’s sleep? Maybe or maybe not. Being stuck at the airport may be a blessing in disguise. You could do some great travel writing from the airport. More importantly, you’ll have an entertaining travel articles to post on your blog […]

16 Super Ideas for Travel Writing Articles
[Posted on: 17 April 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Readers, Getting Started, Opportunities, Tips & Tricks]

Travel writing articles can be written on nearly any topic — you don’t have to stick to the same old ‘destination’ articles. Write a brilliant piece on the economy of a locale and how it can effect someone who wants to travel there. Are hotel rates at an all time low, and rail passes to […]

Do Your Best Travel Writing from the Road
[Posted on: 15 April 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Tips & Tricks]
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Your best travel writing could be done while you’re on the road. Many people hit the road during the summer to go across America. There’s no better way to see America than from an automobile or RV. Whether you have a luxury RV or just the basics, make sure it has enough space for you […]

A travel writer and networking-Part II
[Posted on: 13 April 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles]

In Part One we discussed how a travel writer can network and some of the networking options available. Here we’ll review the positives and negatives of networking and improving your networking skills. Hang in there because as a travel writer you’ll connect with other travel writers, editors, publishers and general writers. Networking will pay off […]

A Travel Writer and Networking-Part I
[Posted on: 10 April 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles]

How can a travel writer network with other travel writers and writers in general? In Part One we’ll see how a travel writer can network and what networking options are available to travel writers. In Part Two, we’ll look at the positives and negatives of networking and how you can improve your networking skills. A […]

Is a Travel Writer Influenced by Hollywood?
[Posted on: 8 April 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Overcoming Obstacles]

Christine Garvin, a writer for Brave New Traveler, recently wrote the article “Does Hollywood Influence Your Perception Of Religions Worldwide?” She asked readers, “Does learning about other cultures, faiths, and people firsthand make a person less influenced by Hollywood’s interpretation of different religions?” My response was “…it’s a scary thought that people look to Hollywood […]



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