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How to Write Your Trip Review

travel writerWe're looking for information on the following: flights, hotels, dining, cultural insights, activities, entertainment and service. (You don't have to include all of these; a majority is fine.) Short, one- or two-paragraph trip reviews will be returned for posting on our message boards.

The format you use for your trip review is up to you. Below are a few possible approaches. Remember, the more detail you include, the more you'll help your fellow travelers!

Day-by-Day Account
Think of this approach as a trip diary, noting the highlights of each day of your journey from beginning to end. What did you do in the morning, the afternoon, the evening? Where did you eat lunch and dinner? Where did you spend the night? Below are a few examples of this approach.

Wonderful Ports, So-So Ship
Alaska Land Trip

Impressions and Highlights
Maybe you can't remember everything you did from day to day. Why not give a more general overview of your trip and just write about the highlights? This could include information about how you planned your trip, your overall impressions of the place and the most memorable places you visited. Below are a few examples of this approach.

China. Travel. Barf. Dog. Love.
Unbelievable Peru

Be Creative
Your trip review is limited only by your imagination! We've had readers submit top 10 lists, interviews, even poems. As long as your offering is interesting and informative to other travelers, we'll consider it for publication. See a few examples below.

An Interview on San Francisco
Winds of Africa
10 Almost Free Things to See & Do in San Francisco

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