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Travel writing is an amazing profession with rewards and challenges all its own. Here are some thoughts, reflections and insights on travel writing from our experienced staff, as well as tips from other successul travel writers.

Calls for Travel Writing Submissions

Filed in Blog by on December 12, 2015
Calls for Travel Writing Submissions

Do you have a story to tell? World Traveler Press is accepting personal nonfiction travel essays for consideration in their travel anthology series.

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The Era of the One-Man Band Returns to Travel Journalism

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The Era of the One-Man Band Returns to Travel Journalism

Do travel writers need to take their own photos? In today’s media landscape, the ability to take compelling photographs and write dynamic copy go hand in hand.

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Where Will the Road Lead You This Year?

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Where Will the Road Lead You This Year?

Being a travel journalist may never provide fat checks or a cushy retirement, but it offers riches of different kind.

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Interview with Elizabeth Hansen: Travel Editor and Online Publisher

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Interview with Elizabeth Hansen: Travel Editor and Online Publisher

Travel has played an important role in this writer’s life and career. Here’s what California-based travel editor Elizabeth Hansen had to say about the business of travel writing.

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“A wise man travels to discover himself.” — James Russell Lowell

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“A wise man travels to discover himself.”  — James Russell Lowell

Daily life can be stressful. Travel allows us to stop and notice the little things, and to savor the beauty of the world around us.

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Interview with Christina Hamlett: Playwright, Scriptwriter and Travel Writer

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Interview with Christina Hamlett: Playwright, Scriptwriter and Travel Writer

With more than 30 books, 152 plays, and five optioned feature films to her name, Christina Hamlett is a very busy writer. But she’s not too busy to pursue another passion — travel writing.

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When Learning is Fun: A Different Kind of Travel Writing Workshop

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When Learning is Fun: A Different Kind of Travel Writing Workshop

Travel writing is enjoyable. Shouldn’t a travel writing workshop be just as fun? Sometimes all you need is a little encouragement and a few new skills to get ahead in the game.

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

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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?

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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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