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Lush vegetation and mountain scenery on Mount Batur. Photo by Jazz Dobbins.

Climbing Mount Batur in Bali

“Make yourself comfortable, it long ride,” said the driver, in his best English, as we squeezed in the van filled with four other passengers who were already crammed up together. After some switching around, and perhaps some magic, we made six people fit into the backseat and trunk together with […]

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Stars trail in the night sky above Los Roques de Garcia and Mount Teide in Teide National Park on Tenerife, Spain.

18 travel blogs to view in your next coffee break

Enjoy travel stories and inspirational blogs?  Here are 18 travel blogs that you may enjoy reading in your next coffee break. Eco Escape Travel was launched by Jonny Bierman in March 2017. “Eco Escape Travel is an ecotourism, sustainable travel, and eco-travel gear website that inspires the travel community to […]

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Sunset at Penshaw Monument in Sunderland, England.

15 travel blogs to follow for inspiration

Keen on travel? Enjoy reading travel blogs? Here are 15 blogs that may provide you with inspiration for your next trip: Cycloscope, by Daniele Giannotta and Elena Stefanin, was restyled in 2017 “Cycloscope is a blog about bicycle touring and adventure travel on a budget. A journey in search of images, sounds, and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Palm trees over a white sandy beach, a scene typical of the Maldives.

The World Travel Writers’ Conference in the Maldives

The first World Travel Writers’ Conference was held in the Maldives during September 2017. Stuart Forster reports. Around a month ago I received an email asking if I would be interested in speaking during a panel discussion at the inaugural World Travel Writers’ Conference in the Maldives. Given the enormous […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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