• Travel,  Travel Inspired

    8 Honest Travel Writing Tips

    Every travel writing blog claims to have some sort of magic formula for writing amazing, super-engaging, viral-worthy posts. But doing a cut and paste job isn’t going to snag you 100K visits to your blog. The truth is, with an estimated 3 billion people accessing the internet everyday, and only a handful of those readers seeking out travel blogs, it’s easy to feel like a minnow lost in a sea of content. That being said, there is still plenty of room in the travel writing genre. So how does one stand out from the crowd? While I don’t have a magic formula, I do have these 8 travel writing tips…

  • Adventure Travel,  Travel,  Travel Inspired

    What is Real Travel Anyway?

    Over the last decade, travel trends, and buzzwords have dictated where and how people should travel. Certain destinations have not just become popular, but trendy and the travel experience is now harshly judged not only by colleagues and peers, but by the industry itself. It’s no longer socially acceptable to dedicate your hard earned time away from work, to a week on some beach somewhere, doing nothing but eating good food, soaking up some rays, or getting lost in a good book; Unless you’re camping out at Everest Base Camp for two weeks, it’s not real travel! I’ve read countless travel blogs, including some of my most beloved, and in one…

  • Travel Inspired

    How to Create Your Own Travel Photo Book

    Once the afterglow of your dream vacation has worn off and the tan has faded into non-existence, if you’re like me, you’re probably left with hundreds of travel photos and no clue how to organize them. Once upon a time, scrapbooking was the way to go, but has quickly becoming a thing of the past, and thank goodness, because honestly, the average person doesn’t have all that extra time to be crafty. There are plenty of creative ways to display your travel photos, more if you peruse the Pinterest boards. But sometimes simple is better. What I do know is that if travel is anything, it’s a conversation starter, a universal endeavour amongst my friends, and a great…