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Travel Writing

A ritual celebrant at Varanasi in India. Photo by Tim Bird.

Inside Travel Writing: An interview with Tim Bird

Tim Bird is a travel photographer and writer based in Helsinki, Finland. In this interview Tim answers questions about his life and work. Disclosure: Some of the links below — marked with (£) — are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and […]

by × November 22, 2017 × 0 comments

Travel Writing

Blue sky over a highway through the Badlands of Alberta, Canada

10 top travel blogs you should start following today

Looking for travel inspiration? Take a look at the following top travel blogs for ideas about where to travel and what to do next: Adventures Around Scotland, by Susanne Arbuckle, has been online since 2014. “Adventures Around Scotland is a Scottish travel blog which explores Scotland’s lesser known gems and […]

by × November 20, 2017 × 0 comments

Travel Writing

Statue of the hand-throwing hero Silvius Brabo in Antwerp, Belgium.

Travel writing cliché bingo from Antwerp, Belgium

OMG! I absolutely loved my trip to the Belgian city of Antwerp, still one of Europe’s hidden gems despite being a long-established fashion hotspot. Writes Tanya Aster-Brown. The group of designers dubbed ‘the Antwerp Six’ helped put the city on the map of the continent’s fashion hubs. Locals recommended I […]

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Travel

A maple leaf on a stage hosting Canada 150 celebrations. Photo © 2017 Stuart Forster.

UK travel bloggers participate in Canada’s City Bloggers Plus project

Fifteen of the United Kingdom’s leading travel bloggers visited Canada during June to take part in the City Bloggers Plus project. They were based in separate Canadian cities a month before the country’s celebrations to mark 150 years since Confederation, ensuring a spread of coverage about things to do and […]

by × October 8, 2017 × 0 comments

Worth trying

A box of Camper Vin white wine.

Camper Vin white wine

A camper van packed with white wine? Sort of. Camper Vin is a 2.25-litre box of South African white wine in packaging that resembles a classic VW camper van. The compact, glass-free packaging means Camper Vin is ideal for stuffing into a rucksack and a taking on a camping expedition. […]

by × August 21, 2017 × 2 comments

Travel Writing

Indian women in colourful saris prepare food outside the walls of the ruined Tughluqabad Fortress in Delhi, India

Inside Travel Writing: An interview with Olivia Greenway

Olivia Greenway is a London-based travel writer. Her work has been published in national newspapers and magazines such as The Daily Telegraph, Woman’s Weekly and Time Out.  Olivia also writes for online outlets.  Disclosure: Some of the links below — marked with (£) — are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to […]

by × August 20, 2017 × 0 comments

Experiences

Jacqui and Julie from London doing the warrior pose during a yoga session in Majorca. Photo by Yvette-Marie Solem.

A fresh start with yoga in Majorca

Have you ever woken up in the morning and felt older than you actually are? Then you know you have to take some action. Treat yourself to some ‘me time’! Why not make a fresh start and spend time with the Sardinia Yoga team in Majorca? Writes Yvette-Marie Solem for […]

by × June 9, 2017 × 0 comments

Travel Writing

Alastair McKenzie after taking an underwater Flyover experience in Tenerife.

Inside Travel Writing: An interview with Alastair McKenzie

Alastair McKenzie has experience of working in radio and is the chairperson of the British Guild of Travel Writers. He’s also active in the world of online publishing. In this interview he answers questions put to him by Stuart Forster. What kind of travel related niche do you specialise in […]

by × May 14, 2017 × 3 comments

Travel Writing

Solange Hando

Inside Travel Writing: An interview with Solange Hando

Travel writer Solange Hando writes for a range of print and online media outlets. The People’s Friend, Woman’s Own and Living France are just three of many publications that have carried Solange’s work. The author of Be a Travel Writer, Live Your Dreams, Sell Your Features: Travel Writing Step By […]

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Travel Writing

Christine Osborne. Photo  © Christine Osborne.

Inside Travel Writing: An interview with Christine Osborne

Christine Osborne is a travel writer and photographer who has become known for her expertise in religion. Her latest book Among Believers explores the world’s major religions. Christine answers questions about her work and way of going about it. What kind of travel related niche do you specialise in? During […]

by × April 18, 2017 × 2 comments
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