Story Writing Competition from World Nomads and Win a Travel Adventure to the Caribbean

Date limite : 11 mars 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: World Nomads

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Story Writing Competition from World Nomads and Win a Travel Adventure to the Caribbean

World Nomads is offering a competition to people from all over the world in Writing to have the opportunity to win a travel writing adventure to the Caribbean 2020. They're sending three aspiring travel writers to explore beyond the sandy shores and crystal waters of the Caribbean. On the 14-day trip, you'll attend a workshop with NY Times contributor Tim Neville.

Awards:

  1. Free flights: Receive round-trip airfare from your closest international airport to the Caribbean.
  2. Professional mentorship: Attend a 4-day workshop with Tim Neville at a Selina hostel coworking space.
  3. 10-day trip: Then, go on a 10-day all-expenses-paid trip in the Caribbean with bamba.
  4. Travel apparel: Be outfitted with sustainable travel clothes and gear from Toad&Co.
  5. Portfolio review: Get feedback on your writing from Nat Geo Traveler editor at large, Norie Quintos.
  6. Travel insurance: As always, travel insurance

Application Process:

Select your story theme

  • 'A leap into the unknown'
  • 'Making a local connection'
  • 'I didn't expect to find'

Write a travel story: Use your chosen theme to craft a compelling story about a travel experience you've had in 700 words or less.

Complete the application form: Fill in your personal details so they know how to contact you should you make the shortlist.

Selection Process:

  • To be chosen for this scholarship you'll need to convince our judging panel through your writing that you have the spirit of adventure and passion for travel writing. Your writing should showcase:
  1. Great descriptive ability (without getting flowery)
  2. A well-structured narrative and a strong eye for detail
  3. Ability to uncover a great travel story and tell it in a compelling way
  4. Excellent spelling and grammar and a knack for avoiding clichés
  • The 3 recipients of the Scholarship, along with the shortlist of best travel stories will be published on the World Nomads website on 30 April 2020.

About WorldNomads:

Since 2002, they have been looking out for travelers. their travel insurance covers people from over 150 countries, with medical and evacuation cover, 24-hour emergency assistance and cover for a large range of adventure activities. Their experienced team brings service, underwriting expertise, and technology, making them the number one choice for many of the world's leading travel brands such as Lonely Planet and National Geographic Adventure. But keeping their travelers safe on the road is more than just about providing great travel insurance. They've created language guides for your iPhones, travel blogs so you can share your stories and travel insights to keep you informed, educated and safe when traveling. Every year they offer travel scholarships to provide unique learning experiences for the traveller looking to further their experience in travel photography, travel film, and writing. And they believe you too can help change the world by giving a little back when you travel.

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