Canada: Travel Writers Wanted!

This writing opportunity is now closed! Keep your eye out for our latest Insider’s Guides here, and be sure to check back on the homepage for new opportunities!

We’re looking for Canadian travel writers and photographers to be a part of our next Insider’s Guide!

Have a look through the titles and let us know in the submission form below which ones you’re an expert at, and why you are perfect to write the story.

Please note – we have a specific brief, with specific requirements for style, tone and approach. DO NOT SEND COMPLETED WORKS THROUGH MOJOS. You must apply to be awarded the commissions, where you should include links to published work or your own travel blog, and we will be in touch if you are successful with more details regarding the assignment.

Deadlines: Applications are now closed.

Payment: 50 cents (USD) per word. If you’re a blogger, writer or author, we’re also happy to put a backlink in the author bio. Payment for photos will be discussed separately.

Expertise required: Professional writers and photographers wanted. See individual stories for more details.

1. Exploring the Northwest Territories & Nunavut (550 words MAX)

Write about the top experiences in Canada’s Northwest Territories and Nunavut. The article should include logistics including transport, costs and accommodation. In your pitch, please include examples of local homestays you’ve experienced, wildlife encounters, activities including hiking, show shoeing, kayaking etc.

Some key locations we’re looking for in pitches include: Nahanni National Park Reserve, Iqaluit, Auyittuq National Park, Pangnirtung, Prince Leopold Island, Great Slave Lake, Wood Buffalo National Park, Great Bear Lake, Virginia Falls, Alexandra Falls, Louise Falls, Mount Nirvana, Mount Thor, Marble Island, Mount Odin, Ellesmere Island, Pond Inlet, Northwest Passage.

Tips for applicants:

These stories are designed to be standalone blog posts to be featured on WorldNomads.com, but will also be reformatted to become a downloadable Insider’s Guide.

Please include links to examples of your own work published elsewhere, and explain why you’re best suited to write each article. List the number of the article next to the title above. Due to large numbers of applicants, we select writers based on the amount of extra detail provided around why they are best suited to write for World Nomads.

Take a look at existing content in our Explore blog, and Travel Safety advice, for a better idea on our tone of voice, and what World Nomads are all about.

See below for some exampless:

Burmese Food: Top Dishes to Try in Myanmar

7 Unforgettable Day Trips from Kathmandu

Essentials Guide to Hiking and Trekking in Nepal

Photography Etiquette in Nepal

Ultimate Guide to Transport and Getting Around India

Finding and Booking Accommodation in India

Our Guides:

Insider’s Guide to Myanmar

Insider’s Guide to Nepal

Insider’s Guide to Japan

Insider’s Guide to Colombia

Insider’s Guide to India

Insider’s Guide to Cuba

We also have out-dated Travel Safety content about Canada in our Travel Safety blog. If you wish to help update this content, payment per article is US $100. Let our editor know in the form below if you’re interested in helping out.