You asked, I answered! Here’s my guide to the vlogging equipment you need to get started and then some guidance for when to upgrade. It’s the toolkit I use for professional shoots, Facebook Lives, youtube channels, twitter and instagram videos and more.
Here it is at last: the best travel photo blog list for 2019. Years have passed since I first wrote this article, laid up on crutches and longing to see the world through my screen.
Go from bland to Bond with these easy-peasy tips for how to take good photos of trains. It’s the inside train photography guide, moving trains included.
Becoming a full time writer is one of the best things I’ve ever done with my life.
Sure, there have been downs to go with the ups. But the chance to be creative, to travel the world, to talk to so many different people has been incredible. Not to mention, the ability to send invoices in my pyjamas without anyone getting upset
No pressure, but your travel blog name will follow you everywhere. It will be in the domain name on your website. The printed section on your business cards. It should link into all your social media accounts. And you should be able to say it without feeling embarrassed at networking events and even family gatherings.
Give me half an hour and I’ll make you a better writer
That’s the premise of my new mini-course that’s published live today
It’s not sexy, but it is important.
It’s annoying to change (think expensive and time consuming) but the costs are a bit too high to justify “winging it” if you’re just starting out.
Inside the Travel Lab named as one of the world’s best travel blogs: the start of a new partnership with the world’s biggest travel guide publisher Back when I was young(er), Lonely Planet was the name in travel. That white circle on the ocean-deep blue travelled with me as I made my way around the […]
Friday morning marked the arrival of some very big news. Both on the world stage, and on my own, private little stage. First, as I’m sure you’re aware, Britain woke up to discover that it had voted to leave the European Union. Second, I saw my unborn baby wave at me, alive and kicking on […]
Inspiring Careers That Involve Travel You love travel yet you need to earn a living. How do you do it? You develop a satisfying career that involves travel. What kind of jobs let you travel the world? How can I travel the world with work? I receive scores of emails and questions each week from […]
Wow. Just wow. That’s what I thought when I first saw Alex’s photos on Camels and Chocolate. Then I read her words, found out more about her life and thought “wow” a little bit more. Luckily she was better with the words than I am and very graciously accepted my invitation to talk a little […]
Tonight, my past caught up with me. Not in a thriller kind of way, with howls of wind and a ghostly nemesis, nor even with an illegitimate child or the taxman at the door (although he did send me an email. The taxman, that is…
It’s easy to forget how much practice goes in to creating something amazing. When we think about legends in any genre (Al Pacino in the Godfather, Martin Luther King and “I have a dream,” Roger Bannister and the four minute mile,) we…
Words from one of Formula One’s secret masterminds, Italian-born Race Engineer Gianluca Pisanello from Lotus Racing…
For the very first “Unusual Journeys” interview, I’m thrilled to catch up with talented dancer and choreographer Laila Diallo. Through her work, she’s travelled across the world, worked with Kevin Spacey and side-stepped Milosevic…