In The Company of a Travel Writer

Posted by on Oct 06 2012 | Content Writing, Travel Writing

Travel writing is just as exclusive a genre as are the passionate lot who provide for it. Travel writers have grown in demand over the past decade owing to the fact that travel has been redefined. Tourism of all kinds is supported by governments across the globe starting from leisure, medical to adventure. Looking at the scenario, the online search for ‘places to visit’ has seen an enormous growth, which is met by travel curators from different sections of the society. They are no know-alls but are everyday people who take deep interest in the whole essence of travel. The great question is how do these travel writers come to practice the genre and the greater one, in whose company would you like to be?

Navigator: A travel writer can be recognized as a navigator when his writing works like a compass and takes you through every nook and corner of the location. It is no big deal for the writer himself as he comes with a good amount of research. With a fair chance, he gives the intricate details based on first-hand account and that just adds to the flavor. This navigator takes good care that you get information on where to, how to and what to about a place.

Conversationalist: This kind is more of a dream weaver. If you happen to have been looking into search engines for an ideal destination of vacation, you might come across a conversationalist who can easily convince you that the backyard of your house is just the right place to enjoy your time. No kidding, they are good at that. Truth be told, a conversationalist travel writer is a pleasure to read.

Projector: He is more of a magician and a good one. You can never verify the resources, the projectors take their cues from but you can always rely on the final product i.e. the information in writing. The projector picks a point on the map and builds a complete story out of it. The facts are seamlessly put in the writing and at the end of it; the reader is ready to move out with his backpack.

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3 Responses to “In The Company of a Travel Writer”

  1. shivangi

    The names are an interesting way of knowing a travel writer by the way of his/her writing.

    08 Oct 2012 at 9:51 am

  2. Rohit

    Differentiating the works of a travel writer makes its easier for the writer to focus on his strength, if the “expertise” is realized

    08 Oct 2012 at 9:52 am

  3. tajal ahluwalia

    Travel writing not only lets one explore new destinations but also discover different flavours that one can put into words. A company of travel writer means covering most part of the destination that you might have skipped.

    08 Oct 2012 at 9:57 am

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