English 2041—Vivid Voyages: Travel Writing Theory and Practice
Dr. Karyn Hollis, Spring 2005
World is a book; he who stays at home reads only one page."
Course Related Links
-- a great word finding site. Put it on your desktop!
Exam Study Sheets
Gonsalves, "Globalization and Tourism: Deadly Mix for Indigenous Peoples"
Magazines and Newspapers that specialize in student writing--online and hard copy
an online and print publication for students traveling abroad.
The magazine was founded by a small group of
creative and driven Brown University students who
began to feel that something was missing in the way the mainstream media
tended to cover international news. Submission
guidelines on web page. Encourages submission of photos with article.
in-depth magazine published biannually and distributed during the fall and
spring academic semesters to study abroad students at approximately 240 top
colleges in the United States, through the support and facilitation of study
abroad offices and international centers.
Circulation 20,000 in print.
Submission guidelines on web page. Encourages
submission of photos with article.
online and in print
is committed to quality writing about all
aspects of travel for students.
Submission guidelines on web
page. Encourages submission of photos with article.
Magazine -- "The
new travel mag for indie-spirited ladies"
Abroad Magazine -- The guide to
learning, living and working overseas.
|both an online and
print publication, appearing in print
in 31 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and
Southeast Asia. Over 500,000 high school students in more than 7,500
high schools around the world read the publication.
Online Travel Sites that Publish Freelance Travel Articles
http://www.worldhum.com/ -- A wonderfully
comprehensive travel writing web site. Includes travel journals and web
sites, online travel
communities and blogs, travel articles, newspaper travel sections, travel book publishers and MORE!
Online Travel Magazines -- A great list of about 30 online travel pages.
European Visits -- Scroll way down to the bottom for submission information
Travel Writing Links
and Regional Magazine Site A great site which lists lots of
state and local magazines
- - A great list of over 240 magazines! When you get to the
Amazon site, click on the "Magazines" tab, then type in
"travel" in the search blank and click on Go. You will get a LONG list
of travel magazines. Find a few that seem appropriate for your
topic. Then go to each magazine's web site (by typing the magazine's
name into Google.com)
to find out about submission guidelines, payment, desired length, etc.
Magazine Site -- Lots of lists. Then more links organized by State/Regional,
City/Metro, Traveler Guides, etc.
Directory--Travel Magazines -- even more but not all of these are
online. Many are
Yahoo Travel Magazine Site -- Yahoo can help you find a specialized
publication by region or subject matter. Just click away!
Magazines.com -- Type "travel" into this commercial site and you
will be amazed at the number of magazines that will turn up. Many on this list
seem more regional than national in scope.
-- Lots of useful links for travel writers. However, the site is
Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Area Magazines
Adventure Online Magazine -- Great online magazine for PA adventure
a travel section every Sunday. Solicits 500 word articles on
"most meaningful travel experience." Pays $50 if
for parents and kids. Publishes articles on family fun in
County Town and Country Living --
Publishes articles on life and
travel in this affluent county north of Philadelphia.
Westsylvania -- Focus on Central and Western PA
Socially Responsible Travel/Tourism Sites
Bestfares.com -- There's a $60 fee to join, but it's worth it for the fares, cars, restaurants
Better World Club -- Environmentally friendly roadside assistance
World Travel and Tourism Council -- lots of statistics from the travel professional point of view here.