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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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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Travel Writing Interview: UK Journalist Elayne Jude

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.
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.
Tips on how to become a travel writer

How a Travel Writing Workshop Changed Everything

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.
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.
“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.
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
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.

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