Bringing you awesome tips, ideas and inspiration around travel, photography, blogging and more from our fabulous team of contributors.
OUR TEAM OF CONTRIBUTORS
Bri Young is a Content Writer from Melbourne, Australia. Originally from a small and sleepy coastline town - full of hidden gems. It's no wonder that she became an unforgiving, hiking-enthusiastic and relentless lover of the surf life. Nowadays, Bri actively travels to experience a place away from the typical, tourist trail.
When asked where her favourite place was she couldn't help but say "Not just one! I love Guatemala for the rad adventure activities, Cuba for the people and the music culture & Papa New Guinea's sheer beauty."
Her top tip is "don't be afraid to get lost, some of the best adventures are had this way."
Bety Tellez is a freelance travel writer/hospo extraordinaire residing in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Bety is deeply passionate about all the good things: people, writing, history, travel and political affairs. She has been able to grow her writing skills by taking many awesome opportunities around the world including working for Edinburgh News and Ireland Today.
Her favourite place in the world is Rome for the food and lively summers.
Bety's top travel tip is to learn a bit about the culture you're visiting before going, so that you can be prepared and be as respectful as possible. Also, to learn at least 10 key phrases and greetings to make your travels easier and a lot more fun.
Sami Swadling is a freelance travel writer and arts performer from Canada. Sami has spent the better part of 4 years travelling and living in Scotland.
Her favourite place is Edinburgh for the spooky graveyards, the hidden coffee shops, and the characterful pubs and bars that take over the city.
Her top travel tip is to have unplanned days, as they are great days to take it easy and see what can surprise you.
Amy McDonald is a young freelance travel writer who at the tender age of 20, is quickly making a big splash in the world of content creation. Amy brings a fun, quirky and humorous tone to the blogs she writes, making them quite the joy to read.
Amy comes from the Mornington Peninsula in Australia, soon to move to the UK and blog her 2020 adventures.
Her favourite place in the world is Cancun in Mexico. Amy's top travel tip is to be open-minded, to step out of your comfort zone, as it will always lead to new friendships and unforgettable memories.
Sarah was always destined for wanderlust, influenced by immigrant parents with many tales of abroad. Now a seasoned traveller for business and leisure, Sarah's job as a freelancer permits her the flexibility and freedom to travel at will. Today, she shares her time between her business-base of Melbourne and the island of Borneo, with frequent travel through South East Asia and back to the UK as often as possible. Find her in the lounge in heels, checking emails and sipping champagne.
Sarah's favourite place is Paris closely followed by NYC.
Her top travel tip: "Stay hydrated and moisturised when flying to hit the ground running; apply good quality face and body cream throughout long hauls and take a good multivitamin for improved immunity.
Sharon Green is a journalist, copywriter and editor who has worked in mainstream media in Australia and the United Kingdom. She is also the founding editor of women's lifestyle publication SHE DEFINED.
Her favourite city in the world is London, which will always have a piece of her heart. Sharon’s top travel tip is to travel solo – some of her best adventures have come from exploring the world on her own.
Rachel Wagner is a freelance producer who writes about the good things in life - travel, culture, creativity and how to tread lightly on our Earth along the way.
She previously flexed her creative muscles as a Podcast Producer for the Mamamia Women’s Network before she gave up the desk life to travel the world. Over the past three years Rachel has found her home in Melbourne, Scotland, England, Mount Buller and the Bellarine Peninsula. And now? Torquay baby!
Rachel regularly writes for Victorian tourism companies such as What's On Melbourne and Visit Great Ocean Road.
Her top travel tip is not to be afraid of exploring a new place alone. You’ll be amazed at how many locals and other travellers you meet along the way, plus you’ll never have to say no to a spur of the moment adventure.
Court Jeremiah is a Freelance Creative originally from Mornington Peninsula, Australia. She's also known as the Director of WCP and one of your teachers for the projects.
For many years now Court has worked for travel companies large and small; working with them to develop their brands and create meaningful content for the travelers.
In these last years she has worked in UK, EU, Asia and Australia. Now you can find her residing in New Zealand's alpine town of Queenstown.
Court these days specialises predominantly in travel writing, graphic design, social media and brand-development.
Her top tip for travelling is to say yes to every opportunity and to write in a journal every day to assist more meaningful travel.
BECOME A VOLUNTEER CONTRIBUTOR
If you love travel, creativity and generally sharing your awesome tips and learnings with other like-minded nomads, apply to join our team of contributors today. Being a volunteer contributor is an ideal opportunity to develop and practice your online writing skills while building a portfolio – you do not need to be a professional writer or journalist – just willing to learn and try! This is what WCP is all about.
You’ll submit one to two articles per month to our content team, which will become publishable pieces to join our blog and be read by our awesome readers.
We begin your mentoring by allocating you set travel topics and giving guidance on word counts, structure ideas and where to research. As you submit your drafts we will carefully review and give valuable feedback on each one, until they are ready to be published.
HOW DO I GET STARTED?
Easy! Simply email us with 250 words on why you would like to write for us and attach a piece of travel writing you've written, nothing fancy required just something fun and informative. If you don't have any travel writing to add, now is your chance to write us something. Simply, submit 500 words on the best travel day you've had so far!
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