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Travel article round up


Travel Mags at Magnation Melbourne

Travel Mags at Magnation Melbourne



Here is a round up of various types of travel articles from writers I admire. Have a gander.


1) World’s Weirdest Animal Smuggling Incidents by Lola AkinmadeTravel + Leisure (Sept 2011)

2) Exploring the pass through province by Robin Esrock – The Globe and Mail (Aug 2011)

3) Magic Moments around Ireland by Manchán Mangan – The Irish Times (Sept 2011)

4) In the bush by Eva Holland – Vela Magazine (Nov 2011)

5) Dubai City Break Guide by Lara Dunston The Sunday Telegraph (Oct 2011)


If you have a recently published travel article you would like to see here. Let me know.


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Why travel writers blog…

Chicken Temple, Shangri La, Yunnan, China, New Year's Day

Chicken Temple, Shangri La, Yunnan, China, New Year's Day

This photograph was taken on the first day of this year in Shangri La (Dequin), China. I thought it would be fitting for my first post on my new blog. We were alone. A thousand sacred words written on flapping prayer flags on top of the hill at Chicken Temple, the only sound. The light danced across the valley towards the start of the Himalaya. I am so thankful to have experienced and to be able to share moments like these.

My aim for this blog is to create a space where I could put links to my portfolio of travel writing and photography for others to see. To indulge my curiosity in culture, characters, food and scenes. Maybe tickle the senses by discussing local food specialities or random festivals. I want to note my thoughts and share information about travel, travel writing and the travel industry. Things that affect me or that I find interesting, intriguing, beguiling or just plain disgusting.

Essentially, I want this to be a resource to those who share the same passion for travel that I do. Sometimes writing about travel services such as guesthouses, hotels, cafes, restaurants, galleries; other times the process of travel writing such as brainstorming, researching, editing, pitching and publishing or the place itself. Basically, to have the freedom to be creative without the editorial constraints. Continue reading

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This weeks interview is with the conscientious Abbie Mood. Abbie is an ambitious travel writer who lives in Southern California and loves sipping green tea! She also teaches preschool Special Ed. and writes about the impact she has and the contribution she can give to the world to inspire others to do the same. Check out her blog at

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