The Blog: The Six-Figure Travel Writer

There's a lot of travel blogs out there. And a lot of travel magazines. There's a lot of travel writing generally.

That's not what we do here.

Rather than wax about destinations or tell you how to get from point A to point B, we talk about the nitty-gritty, the craft, and the business of travel writing--the things you need to know to build a successful, full-time career as a travel writer.

Are You Wasting Your Best Writing Hours By Not Energy Mapping Your Day?

I literally track every minute that I spend on my laptop using a time tracker. Not because I am a particularly micromanaging person. But to make sure that what I think is happening or...

WTF Are You Doing with Your Travel Writing Time?

WTF Are You Doing with Your Travel Writing Time?

I have to ask. What did you do today? Do you know? Is that because it just happened? Let’s try a harder one. What did you do during your work hours last Monday? I’m...

The Anatomy of the Perfect Travel Article Pitch

Apart from the pitching “secret sauce” we talked about earlier this week, pitching well is all about structure. All pitches should have three key sections, typically in the same order, to be successful: the...

The Incredibly Simple Secret to Successful Pitches

As I talked about earlier this week, pitching is the single biggest way to completely up your publishing track record. But the sad thing is, it’s also the biggest area in which most aspiring,...

Why You Don’t Need To Start with $20 Articles and Work Your Way Up

Why You Don’t Need To Start with $20 Articles and Work Your Way Up

People often ask me how I ended up writing The Six-Figure Travel Writing Road Map, and the answer actually relates to one of my favorite journalists and writing bloggers. She has an insanely information-packed...

This One Thing Can Dramatically Change How Much Money You Earn Writing About Each Trip

What is the first thing you do when you are done with a trip? When you board the flight home or finish packing for your return journey or next destination? Do you start working...

How to Take Notes Like a Pro: In the Words of Three Award-Winning Travel Writers

At last year’s Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference, the group had the pleasure of listening to the Tim Cahill, founding editor of Outside magazine interview Susan Casey, with whom he had worked...

Are You Missing Out By Not Doing These 5 Types of Research Before Your Trip

I’ll never forget the first time I met Robert Reid. The former Lonely Planet editor is known for his wry observations, being an aficionado of the varying mustaches of Siberia, and giving keynote speeches...

3 Ways (You Probably Haven’t Thought of) to Land Your Next Gig at a Conference

Whatever the business occasion, I am all about looking at outside of the box ways to rock it. Travel media conference? Get an AirBnB and host a dinner party the day after the conference...

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With varied backgrounds in writing and travel, outr team covers your coaching and content needs to boost your travel writing income. We're also on the lookout for a community manager and (virtual) office manager now!
Gabi Logan

Gabi Logan


Gabi has spent more than a decade travel writing in various geographic areas, media, and settings from ghostwriting for top Italian travel specialists to serving as a contributor editor for trade magazines for travel professionals. She is the primary voice before the The Six-Figure Travel Writer blog and our coaching program, as well as the author of The Six-Figure Travel Writing Road Map.

Abby Hockman

Abby Hockman

Database Director

With a proven background in copywriting for major corporations and a deep wanderlust that has driven her to leave success in the corporate world for a round-the-world adventure and a life of travel writing, Abby mergers the prospective of someone just diving into the world of magazines and travel writing with a solid writing background in her role managing content for our Travel Magazine Database.


Colleen Smith

Editorial Director

With nearly two decades of journalism experiences on all sides of the desk--from editor-in-chief to freelancer to subscription sales--as well as time living in England, Sweden, and all over Central and South America, Colleen lends a keen eye and forward-looking strategy to her role managing the editorial voice of the blog and Dream of Travel Writing white papers and e-books.


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