Organised by the the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s media websiteIn this contest, articles are to be written on the subject, “WHERE IN THAILAND INSPIRED YOU THE MOST?” By doing so, you have the opportunity to win a cash prize of USD 2,500. Competition open until July 5 2013
They hope that your articles will certainly inspire others to explore and experience the many fascinating aspects of Thailand. We would be very grateful to you if you would also publish this online event in your respected blogs / websites.
Women Travel Blog is happy to support this vemture by offering to post any articles by women, and of interest to women travelers. Send to Rosemary@womentravel.info
Islamic countries are sometimes challenging for Western women to visit because the expectations for dress and behavior are so different. But with a bit of mental adjustment you can enjoy places and experiences that our fellow men just can’t imagine!
Guest Blog by Sybil Baker, the author of Talismans (C&R Press) and The Life Plan(Casperian Books). Her short stories and essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including upstreet and The Writer’s Chronicle. After living in South Korea for twelve years, she moved with her husband to Chattanooga, Tennessee. See www.sybilbaker.com for more information. She also writes for a women and writing blog – WOW
Like many people I know, I love to travel and I love to write; however, those two don’t necessarily have much in common.
Guest Blog by Jade Scully
As a university student I was very excited about doing a travel writing course. I truly expected to walk into the class as an eager essayist and walk out an accomplished Travel Writer. While I learnt quite a bit and had some fun with the projects (interspersed with scary deadlines and midnight stress sessions). I found at the end that writing about travel isn’t about visiting the most beautiful and popular destinations, and scribbling notes about the “picturesque scenery” or “stunning views”, rather, it’s a lifestyle. Read more
Beth Whitman Author of Wanderlust and Lipstick: The Essential Guide for Women Traveling Solo, includes only the good in her writing. Quoted in the Seattle Weekly by Karla Star, Beth says “I don’t read movie reviews….I just want to know what the movie was about,” she says. “The job of a travel writer is to write about the good, to write about what excites you.” Read more
Eleanor Meecham cycled alone around South America, and lived to tell the tale. And what a tale it is. Camping in a salt desert, getting altitude sickness, rough roads… this is definately an intrepid tale.
The book is Llamas and Empanadas, published by Penguin books.