A Guide to BAD Travel Writing

Written by  January 27, 2011

Sometimes the best way to explain how to do something, is to explain how NOT to do something.

Case in point? Describing the very worst things a writer can do in a travel story so you know exactly what to avoid doing. 

100-travelwriterThis article from WorldHum.com offers some tips on how to write a bad travel article, and I have to say, I agree with every point on there. What do you think? Anything on there that shouldn't? Or can you think of some other travel writing no-no's? We'd love to hear them!

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Zalina Alvi

Zalina grew up in Toronto and began her career in journalism at the York University campus newspaper. Before joining Verge in 2010, she worked for a documentary festival, a non-profit organization and various magazines and newspapers. Zalina has had some eclectic travel experiences, including reporting for a newspaper on the island of Molokai in Hawaii.

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