You read travel blogs in anticipation of your next big trip. You've thought of starting one of your own, but don't know where to begin. Adam Seper fills you in on the pros and cons of blogging, plus gives some helpful hints on whether or not you can turn this whole venture into a business.
June 9-11 saw hundreds of travel bloggers and industry members head to Vancouver for two days of networking, learning, connecting, and putting faces to Twitter avatars. Here are the highlights and lowlights from TBEX 2011.
Modern-day travelers have a world of technology at our fingertips: computers, netbooks, smartphones, digital camers, iPods, iPhones, iPads. Technology can be a wonderful thing, but we propose that sometimes, nothing beats good old-fashioned pen and paper.
Last weekend's Travel Blog Exchange conference was all about learning - from experts in the industry, from those who've been writing for decades or blogging since the medium's inception, and from peers making their own way in the community. Of all the points made throughout TBEX, these are the ones that I found the most useful.
Held over two days, several sessions, and countless cocktails, the 2010 Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) conference had its highs and lows. It wasn't perfect, but it was an unprecedented event for the travel blogging community, and one that likely will only be bigger and better next year. Here are some of our thoughts on the event, along with a selection of our favorite photos of attendees at the Saturday night BootsnAll/EuroCheapo party.