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Sometimes It’s Not Where We Travel, But Who We Travel With

Filed in Blog by on April 15, 2013
Sometimes It’s Not Where We Travel, But Who We Travel With

Each journey comes with its own rewards, and those are often determined by the people you meet along the way or those who travel beside you.

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What Technologies Do Top Travel Writers Use?

Filed in Blog by on April 9, 2013
What Technologies Do Top Travel Writers Use?

What kinds of technology and social media platforms do most travel writers use? The results might not be what you think.

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How a Girl from Iowa Introduced Me to the World

Filed in Blog by on March 28, 2013
How a Girl from Iowa Introduced Me to the World

Sometimes it only takes one person or one experience to open your eyes to the world.

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The Travel Stories That We Can’t Write

Filed in Blog by on March 19, 2013
The Travel Stories That We Can’t Write

When a travel writer goes on assignment, the goal is create a publishable piece for the public. But often, there’s a backstory to the journey, another travel story that goes unwritten.

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7 Things You Should Know About Travel Writing

Filed in Blog by on March 14, 2013
7 Things You Should Know About Travel Writing

Travel writing has its own rules, norms and standards. If you don’t understand them, you won’t go far. Here are seven things you should know about travel writing.

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Q&A with Ski and Travel Writer Claudia Carbone

Filed in Blog by on March 13, 2013
Q&A with Ski and Travel Writer Claudia Carbone

Colorado-based Claudia Carbone started her career as a ski journalist. When she expanded to covering ski resorts and ski destinations, she found that travel writing was the perfect compliment.

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Are Those “Get Paid to Travel” Ads Misleading?

Filed in Blog by on March 6, 2013
Are Those “Get Paid to Travel” Ads Misleading?

Some ads seem to promise that you can jump into travel writing and immediately get paid to travel the world. Here’s what real travel writers have to say about that.

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Travel Writing Humor

Filed in Blog by on March 6, 2013
Travel Writing Humor

When a travel writing friend posted this image, I got a good laugh. Then I looked at the image again and realized that each small pane represents a kernel of truth.

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Interview with Lois Friedland: About.com’s Guide to Adventure Travel

Filed in Blog by on March 4, 2013
Interview with Lois Friedland: About.com’s Guide to Adventure Travel

For travel writer Lois Friedland, it’s all about the adventure. Check out our interview with About.com’s Guide to Adventure Travel.

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How Do You Land That First Travel Writing Assignment?

Filed in Blog by on March 2, 2013
How Do You Land That First Travel Writing Assignment?

It’s an age-old question that many aspiring travel writers have asked — how do you get a writing assignment if you don’t have any writing clips yet? Here’s a few ideas to help you accomplish your goal.

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