When it comes to the art of travel blogging, it takes a passion for photography, a knack for story-telling and a love of globetrotting to bring an otherwise dull website to life. The following people continue to blaze the trail of what it means to be a travel blogger and make a name for… [Read More]
This November I will turn 30. As I approach my 30th birthday (and start to brainstorm various trips I can take to distract from that big 3 – 0), I am looking back on my twenties. Of all the adventures I’ve had these past 10 years, my twenties have been the most memorable,… [Read More]
Traveling solo is one of the most empowering things you can do. It pushed you out of your comfort zone, forces you be (almost) completely independent and you learn a lot about yourself in the process. That being said, there can certainly be moments where you could use some encouragement or validation that you… [Read More]
Earlier this year I had the pleasure of being interviewed for the Zero to Travel podcast to share my tips on getting paid to travel as a freelance writer (if you missed it, you can take a listen here). Talking travel with Zero to Travel host and founder, Jason Moore, was a real treat because… [Read More]
Dear Travel Blogger, I am currently sitting at the Las Vegas airport having just completed a multi-day press trip though the back country of California. The trip was one of those perfectly planned, beautiful adventures that leaves you nostalgic for places you never even knew existed. For the past few days I’ve had… [Read More]
The world of travel blogging is a fantastical one that seems to take on mythical proportions to many people. How do you become a full time travel blogger? Are you really paid to travel the world? When people ask me what I do, the same eager questions always swirl around the idea of being a travel blogger. I… [Read More]
Even with a degree in journalism and a travel writing course at MatadorU under my belt, I am always learning new tricks when it comes to pitching editors, networking with other travelers and getting published. Here, I share my best tips on breaking into the wonderfully unpredictable, inspiring and beautiful world of travel writing.
Deciding to launch your own blog is an exciting endeavor where you have free range to create, say and share what you want with readers around the world. As the old saying goes, the first step of any journey is the hardest and when it comes to starting a blog it can be overwhelming to figure out where to begin.
This week on The Traveler Series meet Christie of travel blog, Heels and Hindsight. Christie is a native of New Zealand and currently living in Melbourne, Australia. As a self-described geek and a Chartered Accountant, Christie loves to divulge her love of passion and writing in her spare time. Feeling that travel puts you in lots of funny… [Read More]