Crossing the street in Hanoi, Vietnam is a skill every person in the city must learn. To cross the street, you simply step out in traffic, and a whirlwind of cyclos (Hanoi’s version of the rickshaw), mopeds, motorcycles, and cars strategically move around you. It’s amazing and terrifying at the same time. We took a […]
Christina’s using the resources profiled in our Importing Fortunes program to fund her next trip to Paris.
It sure seems like photographers never sleep. Pre-dawn sunrise shoots… early dusk nighttime shoots…there’s just not enough time in the day to photograph all of the excitement, and sleep too.
As travel photographers, we faced the task of photographing the constant changing and moving balloons, which proved to be quite challenging. So we focused on the details.
Learn about the endless types of travel stories you could write and pitch to both travel and non-travel publications…
Read some tips from Editor Kyle Wagner on how to keep your readers hooked on your articles.
Find out tips on how you to travel photos that you can sell as stock photography, editorial images, or fine art pieces.
There’s a theme in all the editor interviews I sent you this week: Originality sells. Robert Luce, Editor of Chicago Scene Magazine, says originality is one of the most important elements of a standout story. Read the full interview here…
Travel editor Orion Ray-Jones says he’s looking mostly for stories he doesn’t want to put down. Stories that glue him to the page and have him repeating details to his friends and family the next day.Can you write a story like this? I’m willing to bet you can. Read the full interview with Go Magazine Editor Orion Ray-Jones’ here…
The editorial staff at large newspapers is shrinking (and has been for years). What does this mean for you as a travel writer? Click here to read an interview with travel editor Ross Werland at the Chicago Tribune, and listen to his advice on how to get started.