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By Michael Wong | January 10, 2019.
- Earn $50 to $150 per original article, freelance writing for Transitions Abroad, a website and webzine that offer inspirational yet practical planning guides for cultural immersion travel, work, study, living and volunteering abroad.
- Transitions Abroad want articles on:
- working abroad
- living abroad
- volunteering abroad
- studying and student travel abroad
- cultural travel
- country guides
- Transitions Abroad do not want:
- guest posts
- promotional/advertorial articles
- sightseeing or destination travel writing
- information already available in guidebooks, on the web, or from government tourist offices
- articles that represent travel as a form of material consumption and objectify the people and culture of other countries
- self-referential travel writing, including personal travelogues or highly personalized narrative travel writing or blog posts
- $50 to $150 (1,500 to 2,000+ words), based upon how much traffic they project the submission will generate over time while maintaining their editorial standards
- $100 average for initial freelance submissions
- Annual writing contests:
- Expatriate and Work Abroad Writing Contest: $50, $100, $150 and $500 cash prizes
- Student Travel Writing Contest: $100, $150 and $500 cash prizes
- Earnings paid upon acceptance, by PayPal, or check if necessary.
- Earnings per word: up to 3.3¢ to 7.5¢