Travel blogging is huge; there are literally millions of travel blogs out there. In many ways travel blogging has democratised travel writing in general, which until relatively recently was the sole privilege of an extremely small group of people.
In this section you’ll find advice on how to write that perfect blog post, how to set up a blog in the first place and top recommendations for some of the best blogs out there.
For all its awesomeness, one of the downsides of travelling can be mental inactiveness, so a blog gives you a great opportunity to focus your mind once every few days on an intellectual pursuit. It can also provide a gateway into the travel industry, either as a travel writer or photographer, as your blog will allow you to showcase exactly what you’re capable of without having to go through endless editors and pitches before being seen. It’s also a fun and creative way to keep your friends and family up to date on where you are and what you’re doing.
Snapchat has become a hugely popular tool for travel bloggers. These are the people you should follow who are using it in amazing ways.
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Keeping a blog is a great idea while on your gap year, but with so much going on it can be difficult to keep it up. Here are some tips to keep you blogging 'til the bitter end.
We recently asked our Facebook fans to post links to their travel blogs and were quickly directed to a host of awesome sites. We’ve whittled the list down to our ten favourites.
When it comes to travelling and podcasting there's not much Gary Bembridge doesn't know. That's why he tells us exactly how to make a podcast.
Find out how six of the best travel bloggers in the industry spent their gap year Christmas and get a few ideas for making your own incredible too.
If you're interested in travel blogging on the road then read how it's done from Barry. He's a travel blogger (obvs) and goes into the ins and outs of how it's done.
Creating the perfect blog post can take a bit of practice so we’ve put together some hints and tips based on what we’ve found makes a great post.
It's really easy to write an awesome travel article. Here are 10 top tips to get the best out of your content, including some classic pitfalls to avoid.