Have You Been Grounded?
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 or submit to publishers.
You may think that you can’t produce decent travel writing from an airport, but you can. Just make sure that you don’t fall asleep and have your laptop confiscated (because you weren’t watching your bags). This happened once to someone at an airport. He had to pay $53 to get his laptop back.
Some potential angles for your travel articles:
- Worst (or Best) Airport bathrooms
- Most spacious seating areas
- Best Airports for business travelers
- Best Airport restaurants
- Most comfortable sleeping areas
- Most helpful airport personnel
Even though you may be stuck at an airport, this doesn’t mean you must be lost in transition. Take advantage of the quiet (if you’re lucky) and maintain your travel writing blog. There are websites devoted to rating airport experiences – maybe you could send them a guest post!
Many people get upset when they get stuck in the airport. There’s nothing you can do about it so you may as well make the best of it. You never know, you could write an award winning travel piece! And for some additional advice if you do spend the night, check out the Guide To Sleeping In Airports website.
What are your favorite airports? Have you ever written about your airport experiences?