Blogging Tips and Writing While Traveling

In collaboration with Sandra, from Quirky Books, while preparing a guest post for her blog about writing she mentioned that her readers would be interested in learning more about ‘what to include in blog posts, while travelling, and / or the most popular topics/things to include and why, to help other bloggers’. I thought this was a fantastic idea as I’ve never written on this topic and have been meaning to share with my readers how I write full time, while traveling and on the go. If I can make it work, anyone can make it work!

New Zealand

New Zealand

One of the most difficult things in being considered a blogger or writer, especially a travel writer, is coming up with original ideas for blog posts. Traveling and experiencing the world is the easy part, yet summarizing my experiences in a short blog post at times feels daunting. How can I capsulate a once in a lifetime experience in a mere 500-800 words and with just 8-10 pictures attached? I struggle to not write too much to bore my readers (yes, I can get wordy), yet at the same time I don’t want to write too little and not explain my journey completely. I want my readers to be left wanting more, yet left satisfied with the story-a complete beginning and end. What’s the moral of the story anyway?  Continue reading