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Q&A with former travel editor and travel journalist Linda DuVal.
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.
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.
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.
Based in London, travel writer Gilly Pickup writes on cruising and destination travel. Here is her perspective on travel writing in the UK.
Travel writing looked easy, but my efforts got me nowhere. Then I took a writing workshop. It turns out that travel writing has its own norms, procedures and techniques. Having someone explain this to me made all the difference.
Based in the UK, Elayne Jude is a writer and photographer covering travel, foreign affairs and women at war. This curious blend of topics works well for Elayne. Here’s what she had to say.
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.
Being a travel journalist may never provide fat checks or a cushy retirement, but it offers riches of different kind.
It’s an age-old question that many aspiring travel writers have asked — how do I get a writing assignment if I don’t have any writing clips yet? Here's how to get that first travel writing assignment.
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.
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.