The best story of high adventure, danger, or physical challenge Gold: Rabies by John Calderazzo Silver: Beyond Timbuktu by James Dorsey Bronze:
Below we list common questions we receive about the award which may help you in submitting your entry. Over the first seven awards, we have had an average of posts per award.
Please include the name of the country your article is about as it helps us file your entry into the correct country list for our archives. Something catchy about your story is always good for a title. A great article can be about any destination.
Please be advised, however that it might take longer to publish posts about the USA because of the amount of posts we receive about it. It takes longer to post articles about the USA because we space out the time between like-destinations to give our readers a variety of destinations to read about.
A good entry is G-rated and does not include references to alcohol, drugs, sex etc. A good article takes the reader to the destination. Paint a picture of your surroundings with words. A unique, personal experience is always welcomed. Some good articles are about experiences that changes the way you view the world.
How has travel changed your perspective of a particular part of life? Yes, every post needs to have a relevant photo along with the article.
You must own the rights to the photo you submit or you must have explicit permission from the owner of the photo that they give you permission to use their photo.
No, photo releases are not required. We will soon have courses and classes on writing and blogging. It is possible that our judges will be among our instructors and you will be able to learn more about what makes a great article.
At this time, we do not offer links to websites in award posts. Please contact us directly for advertising opportunities. Winners will not be announced until after all the articles are published on the site. Please check the monthly newsletter for updates on when the winners will be announced.
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