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No reply on the latest query letter yet. And still no reply from Sunset magazine on the query letter I sent them. So I must admit that I am a little discouraged. However, I know that this process is all about numbers, so I’ll keep at it until I sell the idea to an editor. [...]
I haven’t spent a lot of time posting to this blog lately. I have a big project going on and it has taken up much of my time. I’ve decided to shift my travel writing strategy and move towards a self-publishing model. I enjoy writing and posting new articles on 10 Minute Travel. I also [...]
Do your possessions get in the way of your travel desires? Do you have to cancel or change your travel plans because there is no one to watch your “stuff” while you will be gone? Is it because of a pet (a dog, cat or other living creature)? Or is a business keeping you shackled [...]
“Travel Alert! Be aware of what is already happening and you’ll find that your buying power is better each day! Don’t miss out on this opportunity!” For the longest time, the Dollar has had a lousy exchange rate with the Euro. One time, we were getting ready to leave in a few weeks and the [...]
Have you ever traveled with another couple? Or maybe with a group of family members? If you have, you’ve most likely been frustrated with waiting for others to get ready or for small children to be dressed and packed up for the day ahead. It’s just harder to move from place to place with a [...]
“I’ve made my share of mistakes when getting money ready for the trip. Luckily, my mistakes weren’t too costly.” You know the feeling – excitement about the impending flight to the place of your dreams. I love the feeling, and hate it at the same time. Mostly because I’m always concerned that I’ve forgotten something [...]
“Let’s face it. Vacations are expensive, since you have to run a parallel household for the time you’re gone. I don’t know anyone who doesn’t have a permanent home or apartment to pay for while they’re traveling. And there are the never ending bills that fill your mailbox….” Most of us have to save money [...]