(More) Tips on Taking Press Trips

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(More) Tips on Taking Press Trips

Although every press trip is different, you're gonna find a lot of similarities between them when it comes to the logistics. If you haven't read Tips on Taking Your First Press Trip, start there. For this round, we're going to cover the smaller, finer details of staying happy and productive on your next trip. We promise at least one of these tidbits will come in handy.

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Tips on Taking Your First Press Trip

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Tips on Taking Your First Press Trip

Congratulations! You've nabbed your first press trip (or you're thinking about getting your butt in gear and scoring one). How do you rock it? I was wondering the same thing a few weeks ago. I  just got back from my first press trip to Germany, and I wish there were would've been someone to clue me in a bit more.

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Tips on Becoming a Travel Writer

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Tips on Becoming a Travel Writer

About a year ago, I was doing Google searches on "How to Become a Travel Writer." Hint: wikiHow wasn't helpful, and neither was much else. I assume I can't be the only one, so in an effort to fill that niche, here's everything I've learned that's gotten me from complete noob to landing my first press trip. For the record, I'm still figuring things out and I'm still pretty new, but if past Jacqueline would've known the contents of this list, this last year would've felt so much easier.

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The Consequences of Velleities

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The Consequences of Velleities

We took a moment of silence, presumably a memorial to our happiness. I was almost out of carrots. I wanted to make them last – they were my shield, my armor, my way out of having a premature tantrum. I resigned myself to watching the occasional disheveled and weary passerby stumble in and out of the fluorescent lights...

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The Writer's Challenge: Task #1

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The Writer's Challenge: Task #1

Places you can write and places you can write about are similar but different: the first likely has a table and an espresso machine, while the second does not. That being said, they suffer from the same issue...

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