How to Break into Travel Writing without Traveling

I wrote the featured article for the 19 August 2022 issue of Funds for Writers, published weekly by Hope Clark, in which I offer tips for people who want to break into travel writing but can’t (or don’t want to) travel. Below is a short excerpt.


As a local, you likely know the best hotels or inns in the area, great dining options, or the hottest places to shop. Lists on these subjects – providing details on location, prices, or other relevant details – are a mainstay for travel publications. For example, I spent a year researching all the best places to buy and enjoy cheese in Berlin for “Käse Study: A cheese-lovers guide to historic, hedonistic Berlin,” which was published in culture: the word on cheese.

Read more in the online version of the Funds for Writers newsletter.

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