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The Top 5 Blogging Tips for Beginners

If you're new to the blogosphere, it can be overwhelming. Here are five blogging tips for beginners to get you off to a great start.

Twenty Travel Blog Ideas

Creating your own travel blog is a great way to make a little – or a lot – of extra cash. Professional blogger Paula Pant and several of our readers now enjoy a steady stream of income from this fun side venture.   And you could, too. Yet, despite how profitable and fun blogging can be, […]

How to write an article with lists

How to write an article with lists

Lists are popular with online readers. Here's how to write an article with lists...

Travel writing in Seoul and a list of magazines in the US

Travel writing in Seoul and a list of magazines in the US

Here's a helpful resource that has a list of magazines in the US that you can send your pitches to...

How to stop using “I” in writing (and avoid an editor’s #1 pet peeve)

An editor's top peeve is overuse of "I." Here are some examples of how to stop using "I" in writing...

Travel with us if you like to travel with purpose

Some travel for pure vacation…others travel with purpose. It's fun when you discover new places... along with like-minded people... and learn new skills

How to Write for the Spa Industry and Get Treated Like Royalty

From the hot rock massage bed, I gaze out over a spectacular waterfall. Afterward, the masseuse gifts me with the round black stones because I’m writing a feature article. More soothing than the heated river rock massage was the fact that I wasn’t being charged for it. Staying in a historic inn set on a […]

How to Land Free Press Trips with Assignment Letters

Click here to see International Living Executive Editor Jennifer Stevens’ simple formula for getting an assignment letter -- your golden ticket to all-expenses-paid trips.

How to get something published for the first time

Once you know how to go about it, it's easy for a new travel writer to break in. Here are tips for how to get something published...

How Much Can You Make as a Travel Writer? How One Trip Turns into $2,800

How much can you make as a travel writer? Travel writer, Roy Stevenson outlines how he made $2,800 on one trip.

Why good corn should inspire you to travel with purpose

When you travel with purpose, you write a better, more focused story -- and encourage others to travel in a more fulfilling way.

Delayed gratification and success in travel writing

Delayed gratification is something that can ultimately make you more successful. In travel writing, the best rewards come after you follow the right steps…

Take a lesson from a bird and trust yourself

Take a lesson from a bird and trust yourself -- even after a rejection -- to just keep writing and trying again.

Overcome fear of failure with travel writing

Anthony Burgess (writer of A Clockwork Orange) wrote five and a half books in one year. It's amazing what you can achieve when you overcome fear of failure.

How to plan a tour in Italy

Leading a tour to your favorite places is another great way to fund your travels. Below are some tips on how to plan a tour -- and have fun in the process.