travel writing Archive

A Conversation with Mark Sissons

Vancouver-based Mark Sissons has been contributing his stories and photos to major North American publications for over a decade. His regular outlets include the San Francisco Chronicle, the Dallas Morning News,

The Case For Networking

As writers we spend a good amount of time alone in front of our computers. We have to if we’re going to meet those looming deadlines. But devoting time to your

Meet Award-Winning Travel Writer Kit Bernardi

Kit Bernardi is an award-winning travel journalist, photographer and marketer. Her articles have appeared in U.S. News & World Report, USA TODAY, GoEscape Magazine, Delta Sky, Midwest Living Magazine, South China

Are You Proud of Your Portfolio Site?

As editor of Perceptive Travel for 10 years now, I’ve looked at a lot of travel writers’ portfolio sites. Most of them suck. The first thing I do when someone I

5 Tricks That Will Make You a Better Travel Writer

Travel writing looks easy, especially to an outsider. You throw up some photos, talk about what you did in a place, and there’s your article, right? If one story is better