Inviting Guest Columns

Do you have a memorable backpacking / hiking experience? Want to write about it, share, and inspire others? We would be delighted to hear from you! Send us your travel story, if it involves:

  • Traveling frugally (using local transport, hostels, guesthouses) in any part of the world
  • Outdoor activities (hiking, trekking, biking, diving in the ocean for marine life)

✓ Note: You may check our About section for an idea of what backpacking covers. If you have questions about your intended post, write to us at backpackingseries@gmail.com

Sample Entries

Wondering how to write? Check these samples:

✓ Note: If you are a habitual backpacker, you are welcome to make multiple submissions

Submission Guidelines. All entries must

  • Be drafted in English, between 800 to 1600 words, and in MS Word version
  • Promote a particular experience, a location, or both
  • Be neatly formatted, easy to read, and indicate where to insert pictures
  • Be accompanied with captioned, good quality images (upto 10 JPG or PNG attachments)
  • Include your full name and, if applicable, names of co-travelers
  • Include a brief self-introduction (~100 words) and a picture of yourself (to be featured in Meet the writers section)
  • Include your Facebook Ids, if you like to be tagged in the FB publicity feature
  • Be sent to backpackingseries@gmail.com with a subject line ‘Guest Column’

✓ Note: We review and edit the stories to ensure consistency of style

Track your submissions

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Disclaimer: Backpacking Series reserves the right to publish appropriate content.


 

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