Travel Writing Tips

Matador’s collection of travel writing tips has been built to aid the travel journalist in becoming a skilled writer. The articles listed below complement the lessons of the MatadorU Travel Writing course — our online program for travel writers available via our educational platform, MatadorU.

How to be a better travel writer

The most important rule in travel writing: “Show, don’t sell.”

How to become a travel writer in 10 easy steps

10 ways to land a sponsored post as a travel blogger or social influencer

5 things you’re doing that drive your editor crazy

8 crucial mistakes to make in your opening paragraph

5 things they don’t tell you about working from home

Notes on casual racism in travel and travel writing

24 travel vloggers to follow in 2016

The true cost of being a travel writer

9 Seattle bloggers you need to be following

Here’s a step by step guide for starting a travel blog

The importance of developing your own ethics in travel journalism

11 female travel bloggers totally on the rise

Don’t just pitch editors. Become a brand.

20 of the most important travel books written by women

The latest travel writing cliche is…’f*cking’

10 tips on taking your first press trip

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