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Crafting a travel story that truly succeeds rests on four pillars of engagement: with your subject, with yourself, with your audience, and with your writing. How do I go about trying to achieve this? I think the best way to explicate that is to trace my own journey when I work on a story: before, during, and after the trip. Here’s Part III: Re-Creating the Stepping Stones of Your Journey.

Crafting a travel story that truly succeeds rests on four pillars of engagement: with your subject, with yourself, with your audience, and with your writing. How do I go about trying to achieve this? I think the best way to explicate that is to trace my own journey when I work on a story: before, during, and after the trip. Here’s Part II: Finding and Focusing Your Story on the Road.

Crafting a travel story that truly succeeds rests on four pillars of engagement: with your subject, with yourself, with your audience, and with your writing. How do I go about trying to achieve this? I think the best way to explicate that is to trace my own journey when I work on a story: before, during, and after the trip. Here’s Part I: Plotting Your Story Before You Go.

Passports: One Child at A Time

Almost a year ago, I joined 600+ other travel bloggers in Vancouver, BC for the annual TBEX Conference to network and get inspired by their stories. During a Q&A with one of the many presenters, a woman named Tracey Friley stood up and introduced the entire assembly to an idea she called The Passport Party Project.

Vancouver, Canada is the it-city of the moment. Vancouver’s NHL hockey team, the Canucks, face off at home tonight in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals, and travel bloggers are flocking to the city for this weekend’s TBEX conference. Heading to Vancouver? Check out these resources from around the web, then learn more from…

Parks Canada turned 100 yesterday and to celebrate the centennial, parks across the country are holding special events throughout the summer. Urbanites can learn the basics of camping on June 18th’s “Learn to Camp” day which will host workshops like how to pitch a tent and cooking in the outdoors. [Parks Canada] The incomparable Don…