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10 biggest changes in travel in the past 10 years - USA Today - USA TODAY

10 biggest changes in travel in the past 10 years - USA Today - USA TODAY | Travel Writing | Scoop.it
10 biggest changes in travel in the past 10 years - USA Today
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And over the next decade this issue could easily reach the crisis stage in the United States.
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Debra Walker's curator insight, August 6, 2014 3:35 PM

What do you think?  What has been the top issues about travelling that you have found to have changed in the last decade?

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6 American Cities to Experience Unparalleled Dining | TravelersPress

6 American Cities to Experience Unparalleled Dining | TravelersPress | Travel Writing | Scoop.it
... think of American cuisine, they think of fried chicken and hot dogs. But, the U.S. actually has an incredibly diverse cuisine that can change dramatically from city to city. ... you a well-rounded sampling of everything this city has to offer.
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Dreams in Rome by Souvid Datta

After 3 months of living in Rome as an Erasmus student I decided to put together some shots and footage. The work forms parts of individual projects which ta...
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msgarcia's comment, April 17, 2013 12:47 PM
How could you recreate this kind of experience in your guidebook?
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5 common mistakes of beginning travel writers

5 common mistakes of beginning travel writers | Travel Writing | Scoop.it
From linearity to superlatives to the "sin of omission" here are 5 common mistakes of beginning travel writers.
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msgarcia's comment, April 17, 2013 11:28 AM
Avoid these mistakes in your guidebook assignment!
Debra Walker's curator insight, August 6, 2014 3:36 PM

No one likes to make mistakes but sometimes that is the way we learn the most, and the fastest!!!

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Photographer Rob Hann takes us on a journey through America's Wild West

Photographer Rob Hann takes us on a journey through America's Wild West | Travel Writing | Scoop.it

British photographer Rob Hann documents the American Wild West in his series, Deserted States of America. Traveling through landscapes of states including Arizona, California, Texas, and Utah, he comes across road signs bearing random messages, abandoned things, and buildings in the middle of what seems like nowhere—including the Prada store in Marfa. Having grown up in a small British city, the photographer was attracted to these open terrains for their "silence, wonder and mystery."


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msgarcia's comment, April 17, 2013 11:30 AM
How does this article use detailed photographs to create a vivid article?
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Yellowstone, Land of Wonders: Promenade in North America

Yellowstone, Land of Wonders: Promenade in North America | Travel Writing | Scoop.it
I've spent tens of hours staring at century-old (and older) maps of Yellowstone National Park, tracing with my eyes the roadless contours of the landscape, trying to imagine what it must have been like to tour the park from atop a horse ...
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Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space: APA'sa 10 Great Public Places, 2012

Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space: APA'sa 10 Great Public Places, 2012 | Travel Writing | Scoop.it

Earlier in the month, in "American Planning Association's annual list of "Great Neighborhoods" and cultural tourism" we discussed the American Planning Association's "Great Places in America" program, which honors communities and places in three categories: neighborhoods; streets; and places. This is the list of "Great Places." Also see "10 great public spaces that set a city apart" from USA Today.

1. Bienville Square, Mobile, Alabama
2. Ritter Park, Huntington, West Virginia
3. Washington Park, Denver
4. Buffalo Bayou, Houston
5. Village Green, Bar Harbor, Maine
6. Jackson Square, New Orleans
7. Union Station, Chicago
8. Gov. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Portland, Oregon
9. Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois
10. Cesar Chavez Plaza, Sacramento, California


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Vermont Tourism Unveils African American Heritage Trail

Vermont Tourism Unveils African American Heritage Trail | Travel Writing | Scoop.it

Vermont’s history is defined by its people: Native occupation dating back 10,000 years, citizens powering pivotal Revolutionary War events and providing crucial Civil War support, and U.S. presidents, Senators and leaders whose work contributed to the foundation of our country. Lesser known are the stories of Vermont’s African Americans. It is their stories and those of some of their fellow Vermonters that this guide explores.


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msgarcia's comment, April 17, 2013 11:30 AM
Good example of guide writing.
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A perfect day in Washington, DC - travel tips and articles - Lonely Planet

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Read A perfect day in Washington, DC for travel tips, advice, news and articles from all around the world by Lonely Planet
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msgarcia's comment, April 17, 2013 11:16 AM
Good example of travel writing from a DC perspective.