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Travel Writing Blog: Tips and Advice for Travel Writers

Travel Writing On Location is a community for travel writers. Whether you're a travel blogger, professional travel journalist or want to learn how to become a travel writer, you'll find tips and advice you can use to grow your career. Check out the blogs below for advice and interviews with editors and successful travel journalists. Travel Writing On Location is hosted by Go World Travel, a digital publication for world travelers. Feel free to look around in the menu above.

Travel writing humor

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.
Are those get paid to travel ads misleading?

Are Those “Get Paid to Travel” Ads Misleading?

Everyone wants to travel the world for free, and some programs promise to teach writers how to get paid to travel. But the truth is, travel writing takes talent and hard work. Here's what you need to know
Travel writer Claudia Carbone with Bonhomme, the ambassador of the Quebec City Winter Carniva

Q&A with Sleepin’ Around Travel Blogger 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.
Editing tips for travel writers

Taming the Editor on My Shoulder

Editing your work is good, but over editing can hold you back and stifle your creative energy. Here are some tips for editing your travel writing.
Travel writers on assignment

The Travel Stories We Don’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.
Chistina Hamlett, Playwright and author

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

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

Travel reminds us to stop and notice the world’s splendor and the wonder of Mother Nature. It forces us to look in awe at the world around us.
Travel Writing Tips: Interview with Travel Writer Elizabeth Harryman

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.
The path to becoming a travel writer

Where Will the Road Lead You This Year? Life as a...

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

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.
Travel writer Gilly Pickup on the Celebrity Eclipse, the first cruise ship to have a lawn.

Travel Writing from the British Perspective

Based in London, travel writer Gilly Pickup writes on cruising and destination travel. Here is her perspective on travel writing in the UK.
How to Become a Travel Writer

7 Things You Should Know About Travel Writing

Travel writing is an amazing profession. After all, you can get paid to travel the world. But it takes hard work and know-how to be a success. Here's what you need to know about travel writing.

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