Places You Went in 2018 – From Cambodia to Calabria, Italy to Indonesia

2018-12-28T15:46:12+07:00By |

The places you went in 2018 included everywhere from Australia to the Americas, Cambodia to Calabria, and Italy to Indonesia. Those are the places you, our readers, spent time searching for, reading about and booking travel to on Grantourismo in 2018. It’s that time of the year when we all take some time to reflect, when …

20 Travel Lessons from 20 Years Living Abroad Travelling the World

2018-10-06T15:02:30+07:00By |

20 travel lessons from 20 years living abroad and travelling the world is a celebration of our two decades as citizens of the world. Travel teaches us things. Yet after a decades-long education on the road it feels like there’s still so much to learn. Last month marked the end of our 20th year living …

Things We Can Do To Save Wildlife from Extinction and Save the Planet

2018-11-27T10:43:00+07:00By |

Things we can do to save wildlife from extinction include everything from symbolically adopting an animal and donating to established wildlife protection and conservation organisations to learning a bit about endangered species and sharing what you learn on social media. I spent some time on World Wildlife Day doing a little research into endangered animals …

The Most Popular Places of 2017 on Grantourismo – From Siem Reap to the Isaan

2018-01-14T20:58:37+07:00By |

Our 10 Most Popular Places of 2017 on Grantourismo included the Southeast Asian destinations we love and frequently cover – Cambodia's main cities and towns, Thailand's capital and most off the beaten track region, Vietnam's key destinations, and lovely Luang Prabang in Laos. As 2017 came to a close, we took some time to reflect …

How To Find Out If You Really Want To Be A Travel Writer In 8 Days

2018-11-27T10:32:59+07:00By |

Want to be a travel writer? Find out in 8 days. Come to Cambodia and do one of our Travel and Food Writing and Photography Retreats. Our next Retreats are in May and July 2018 and we're offering between 10% and 15% discounts to fill the last spots. As a pro travel writer who has lived …

Experiential Travel Guide — How to Make Travel More Meaningful and Memorable

2018-11-27T10:33:24+07:00By |

This experiential travel guide is a guide to making sense of one of the most compelling travel trends of recent years – experiential travel. What is experiential travel, why is everybody doing it, and why is experiential travel a deeper, more immersive style of travel? Experiential travel, as well as slow travel and local travel, are …

How to Get Paid to Travel the World as a Travel Writer

2017-07-17T13:43:16+07:00By |

How to Get Paid to Travel the World as a Travel Writer was the title of a recent promotional email that landed in our in boxes. It was impossible to ignore for two travel writers who have been paid to travel the world for close to two decades. After the first couple of paragraphs we …

How to Review Restaurants Like a Professional Restaurant Critic

2018-11-27T19:53:51+07:00By |

How to review restaurants like a professional restaurant critic isn’t a post I envisaged ever writing here — it's the sort of thing Lara covers in our food and travel writing retreats — however, comments by a journalist and foodies we met on our recent Melbourne trip demonstrated there was a need. Everyone’s a critic …

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