Monday, January 21, 2008

From other Travel Blogs...

market, dubrovnik, croatiaMarket in Dubrovnik, Croatia

TRAVEL DESTINATIONS:
Planning a visit to Japan? Viator has ideas of what to do in Kyoto and Tokyo, a Tale of Two Cities.

Jack at Eyeflare has put together a great list of places to go ice skating in London.

The New York Times makes suggestions for adventure travel in Mexico.

TRAVEL TIPS:
Vagabondish shows you how to stay for free while traveling with 8 Tools to Help You Travel Forever and Live Rent Free.

On the traveler's notebook, Julie Schwietert gives tips on How to Live Like A Local, great advice for travelers and expats alike.

You can also hire a true local to show you around. Intelligent Travel writes about Locals for Hire in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Barcelona, Lisbon, Madrid, and Stockholm.

TRAVEL WRITING:
Vagabonding shares 5 tips for writing better travel journals.

In an earlier post, I mentioned How to Write a Travel Journal That's Worth Reading from Vagabondish.

Another good article is Create a More Vivid Travel Journal by Dave Fox.

Put these tips to good use and write your own travel story and submit it to the new Traveling Stories Magazine Writing Competition. You might just win the $150 prize! From Michael at TSM, "The contest is in an effort to motivate travelers to share their traveling stories instead of just letting them go untold. Everyone always has at least a couple really interesting traveling stories."

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY:
There are some good tips about asking permission to photograph people on Digital Photography School.