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The Ultimate Travel Writing & Photography Retreat, Charleston, South Carolina, June 18-21, 2022

The Ultimate Travel Writing & Photography Retreat, Charleston, South Carolina, June 18-21, 2022If you want to boost your travel writing skills to a new level this workshop is for you. We'll focus on travel writing and photography - how to write exciting travel stories and create photo galleries that editors will love. This interactive course features lectures, writing exercises, in-the-field tours, group readings & discussions, and hands-on experience. You’ll also receive on-on-one feedback and…

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Seeking editor/writer with good Spanish for corporate travel/tourism blog

Our company is seeking a part-time editor to handle the English-language blog of a major travel/tourism client, which involves writing (and sometimes proposing) four or so original posts in English and translating about an equivalent number of posts from the Spanish blog. Native English speaker required, as well as very good Spanish for purposes of translation as well as dealing with client contacts. For more details, please write to me at dappell@tinkle.lat.

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Fodor's Travel Seeking Croatia, Slovenia, and Montenegro Writers

Fodor's Travel is looking for writers for the upcoming edition of our Croatia guidebook, specifically concerning the following regions: -Split and Central Dalmatia -Zadar and Northern Dalmatia -Kvarner and the Northern Adriatic Islands -Istria -Zagreb and Inland Croatia -Slovenia -Montenegro Fodor's is a leading guidebook brand for American travelers with more than 300 titles covering most corners of the globe (www.fodors.com). If you are working in the above areas, or know any…

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  • Hal, you're exactly right on both those issues -- the overly aggressive acquisitions and (of course) the internet. Too bad. 

    I wonder if anyone else here, like Hal, was getting the rosary beads ready.

  • Ed, just learned of that in twitter yesterday.  Yes I saw it coming, because Bonnier acquired too many independent titles in the years just before the recession and the move into online, now they are reaping the fallout.  Empires crumble.  But they still have many other viable titles.

  • I just learned that Caribbean Travel & Life will fold next year, merging into Islands Magazine. I didn't see this coming; did you?

  • I prepared a Seven Tips For New Thailand Travelers blog post on my website that would be useful to review. http://wp.me/p2A7tC-bP   I have traveled to Thailand many times and know the ins and outs especially because I have a Thai wife who has helped me as well.  :-)

  • Requesting Referral for Hotel & Spa PR contacts for Seoul.

    Will be there in Dec and would appreciate a helping hand with contacts and content for upcoming article on wellness travel in Korea.

    Thank you!

  • If you're a media rep for any luxury boutique hotels in Asia and/or Oceania, take a look at this writer's post: 


  • Just posting an event I'll be attending that might be of interest to writers passing through..

    Readings, Author signings and Topical Discussions


    Presented and produced by The Center @ MDC

    Nov. 11 – 18, 2012/ MiamiBookFair.com


    Media Contact

    Lisa B. Palley

    Palley Promotes

    305 642.3132


    The 29th edition of the nation’s finest and largest literary gathering, Miami Book Fair International, presented by The Center for Literature and Theatre @ Miami Dade College (MDC), will take place November 11 – 18, 2012, at Miami Dade MDC’s Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., in downtown Miami. The always-popular Street Fair runs Friday through Sunday, November 16 – 18, with more than 200 exhibitors from around the country selling books in a festive atmosphere.


    The Fair, MDC’s flagship cultural event, will treat book lovers to eight days of cultural and educational activities, including the beloved Evenings With… series, the IberoAmerican Authors program, myriad learning activities for children, and programs for food enthusiasts in partnership with the college’s Miami Culinary Institute.



     The Fair continues to raise the bar of excellence by offering a fine roster of writers from the U.S. and abroad, and this year will be no exception. Confirmed authors include talk show host Bill O’Reilly, actress Molly Ringwald, political commentator Andrew Solomon, historians Robert Caro and Deborah Dash Moore, David Maraniss, Michael Grunwald; Pulitzer Prize winning Junot Diaz; essayists and commentators Adam Gropnik and Camille Paglia; novelists Sandra Cisneros, Emma Donoghue, Jess Walters, Ann Lamott Lauren Groff, Robert Goolrick, Thane Rosenbaum, personality Lemony Snickett; fashion designers Isabel and Ruben Toledo; best selling authors James Patterson, Jo Nesbo, RL Stine, Justin Torres, and opening the Fair on Nov. 11 is novelist and journalist Tom Wolfe, to name just a few of the 300 plus authors coming to Miami from all over the world to read from their newest works, to meet their readers and sign books.  [SEE WEBSITE FOR MORE of this schedule]

  • 9011067091?profile=originalGreat opening session today of Tripatini's Travel Blogger Show at  ASTA's annual Trade Show in Los Angeles. Above, Don George (Lonely Planet, Gadling.com) speaks; Q&A contributors included Ben Reed (AdventuresWithBen.com), David Paul Appell (Tripatini.com), and Matt Long (Landlopers.com). Turnout around 200, and rave reviews from audience!

    More pics: http://www.tripatini.com/photo/albums/tripatini-s-travel-blogger-sh...

    Gadling - Travel blog | News, stories, deals, and tips
    Travel blog | News, stories, deals, and tips
  • I just published my latest Hotel Review on the Albergo del Senato in Rome, with great information on some of the highlights we were able to take in  from this wonderful little hotel.  Please visit & leave me a comment!  http://www.newjetsetters.com/portfolioentry/albergo-del-senato-a-ne...

  • "Up from the River…Seeing Milwaukee from Its Waterfront Pubs" is my latest published piece now online at Bootsnall.com. It's an article about seeing Milwaukee from the vantage point of the taverns lining the riverfront there: http://tinyurl.com/8g7gfrw

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