This is a list of sites you may want to consider submitting your writing to if you blog about travel.  Submission guidelines and other site-related resources are provided for each.

Our site is always growing, and we will be adding more sites as we learn about them

($) indicates a site that offers paid opportunities, however, visit the site for more information as all submissions may not be paid

Directory of Opportunities for Bloggers to Submit Writing on Travel Topics

 

5 Minutes For Mom“Our mission at 5 Minutes for Mom.com is to provide an essential, go-to site for moms that entertains and informs, while promoting the online mom community.”

AARP The Magazine“A trusted source for lifestyle tips, news and educational information, AARP produces AARP The Magazine, the world’s largest circulation magazine” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

BoomerCafe – “Now in its 16th year, BoomerCafe is the original digital magazine for baby boomers with active lifestyles and youthful spirits.”

BootsnAll“The BootsnAll community loves independent travel no matter what form it takes”  ($)

Budget Travel“BudgetTravel.com is the ultimate resource for the world’s savviest travelers. It provides smart consumers with practical and timely tips and tools, uncovering the best under-the-radar discoveries and showing just how any destination can be made accessible.” ($)

BUST – “With an attitude that is fierce, funny, and proud to be female, BUST provides an uncensored view on the female experience. BUST tells the truth about women’s lives and presents a female perspective on pop culture. BUSTing stereotypes about women since 1993.” ($)

BuzzFeed Life“We’re the lifestyle and service wing of BuzzFeed, which means we’re interested in helping you live a better, more fun/beautiful/healthy/productive/interesting life. And we cover lots of topics.” including Style, Food, DIY, Parenting, Travel and Health.  ($)

The Change Blog – Stories about personal change. “Practical actions and inspiration to change your life.”  Sections include addictions, anxiety, challenges, clarity, confidence, creativity, depression, fear, goals, gratitude, habits, happiness, healing, health, life lessons, meaning & purpose, mindset, motivation, personal finances, personal growth, positivity, relationships, self awareness, success, travel, wisdom and work.

Cultures & Cuisines“Food Anthropology meets travel.” ($) 

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

Daily Dish Magazine“…brings you the lastest in Food, Friends and Fun. Recipes, nutrition, home, garden, travel, entertainment and more!” Regular contributors ‘…may receive periodic gratuity based on article performance.’

DesertUSA“DesertUSA.com is a portal to articles, links, news and photos about the American Southwest and desert regions.” ($)

Draft“Fresh flavors, unique experiences and emerging trends in beer, plus food, travel and leisure for a 360-degree view of the modern drinker’s lifestyle.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

The Everygirl – “The Everygirl, LLC is the newest online resource helping shape creative, career-driven women.”

Expatica“Expatica is a English language media company serving internationals across Europe since 2000. We have sites for: The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, the UK, Luxembourg and Moscow.”  ($)

The Expeditioner“The Expeditioner is a travel site for the avid traveler featuring travel articles from some of the best travel writers in the world, as well as travel news, commentary, insight, and video from a premiere team of bloggers from around the globe.”  ($)

Fund Your Life Overseas – International Living’s e-letter telling readers“… about ways to earn income that lets you live anywhere, travel anytime… and give you the funds to make your overseas dream real.” ($)

Girlfriendology – “Inspiration, Appreciation and Celebration of Girlfriends” is the goal of Girlfriendology.”

glitterGuideThe Glitter Guide team aims to delight, inspire and ultimately make your life sparkle from the inside out. We believe a smile is a woman’s best accessory, that sequins are appropriate no matter what the occasion and that some days simply require a glass of champagne. We hope to encourage your creative energy and add “sparkle” to your day!

Gothamist“We want original, compelling, heartbreaking, funny, enraging, enlightening work, written clearly and with an eye towards stories that cut through the dull hum of the internet—stories that help the reader better understand New York City and the people living in it.” ($)

Healthy Living Magazine – “HL feeds the fundamental desire for a healthy and beautiful bod, empowering a new standard of life—intelligent, sophisticated, fashionable Healthy.($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Henpicked“Henpicked is about sharing, discussing and learning. Sharing our wisdom. Discussing new ideas. Learning from the experiences of others.”

Hintmama – “Sharing hints to make parenting easier, cheaper, and a bit more humorous…

  • See Hint Category: Traveling
  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • Submissions

Hometown Tourist“Hometown Tourist is always on the look out for bloggers and freelance writers who can provide original, fun and interesting content about their hometown and its recommended attractions.” ($)

The Huffington Post – Wikipedia described The Huffington Post as “...liberal American online news aggregator and blog…The site offers news, blogs, and original content and covers politics, business, entertainment, environment, technology, popular media, lifestyle, culture, comedy, healthy living, women’s interests, and local news.

Incomes Abroad“Incomes Abroad can help you map your route…explore your options…and show you how you could fund your life overseas…” ($)

International Living“International Living have been helping people discover the world’s best places to live, travel and retire since 1979.” ($)

The Island Review – “The Island Review is an online magazine dedicated to great writing and visual art that comes from, is inspired by, celebrates or seeks to understand the extraordinary appeal of islands, as places and as metaphors.

Kokoa Magazine“This magazine is for those of us that are not rich and famous. This magazine gives us something to read that we can relate to.  We talk about everything from social issues to Kids and everything in between.  Life in general consists of so many things, so we touch on all of it.”  

Limbo Magazine“A guide for those who wander, targeting a younger audience termed the ‘Graduated Backpacker’ (educated, mobile, socially conscious and tastemakers in their circle of friends). Personal essays and narrative nonfiction are a large part of what we aim to publish in four key departments (Journey, Style, Craft and Taste).”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Making Midlife Matter“An online magazine for strong, independent midlife women to share and inspire others to get their midlife mojo on!”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

Matador Network “Matador is a global community of travel journalists, filmmakers, athletes, photographers, and writers producing original stories and videos on people, place, music, sports, and culture worldwide.” ($)

Medium“Everyone’s stories and ideas.”

Midlife BoulevardMidlife Boulevard is an on-line magazine focusing on the lives of women over 40. We are passionate about issues affecting women in midlife.”  Midlife Boulevard covers “…topics including life, style, writing, and the business of blogging.”

My Itchy Travel Feet“The Baby Boomer’s Guide to Travel – content covers first-person travel articles appealing to active boomer travelers.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

New York Times – TRAVEL“News, features and photography from around the world, every week in The New York Times.” ($)

The Next Family – “The Next Family is a diverse community where modern families meet. It is the start of an on-going, open-minded and sincere dialog between urbanite families, adoptive families, in vitro parents, interracial families, same sex parents, single parents and so on. It is a way to remind people that the Next Generation of families already exists in larger numbers than the old model of a “family unit””

Our Family World“Online Stop For Family Needs: Fertility & Pregnancy news, Child Wellness (Bullying & Childhood obesity), Healthy Recipes, Money tips, Travel”

Outdoor Families Magazine“Outdoor Families Magazine is a nature-based online magazine dedicated to providing families of all abilities, ages, and circumstances the tools necessary to enjoy outdoor experiences with their children. Driven by the talents of established bloggers, writers, and industry experts, OFM will post monthly content that includes recipes, tips, destinations, and inspiration for embracing outside spaces, anywhere in the world.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Sasee – Local magazine for South Carolina’s Lowcountry region but accepting freelance submissions from all freelancers, Sassee is “A woman’s lifestyle magazine, Sasee celebrates women as dynamic individuals who live a life of many roles.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT 

Saveur“SAVEUR is a magazine for people who experience the world through food first. We’re savoring a world of authentic cuisine.” ($)

Scary Mommy – “A parenting community for imperfect parents.”

SharpHeels “SharpHeels is a career, fashion and lifestyle website for professional women. Our content is driven by a community of intelligent, dynamic women offering guidance and inspiration for our amazing audience. We offer an interactive platform (content, community and commerce) for our readers and contributors to connect and offer guidance to exemplify a more successful self. Our contributors are female business leaders, entrepreneurs, consultants, designers, etc. who are excited to share their experiences and expertise with other women.” 

Travel + Leisure – “Travel + Leisure is a one-stop resource for sophisticated travelers who crave travel tips, news and information about the most exciting destinations in the world.” ($)

The Travel Writer’s Life“To write a travel article, all you need are a few simple secrets to turn an idea into a publishable piece. If you have been successful in travel writing, photography, the import/export business, or running your own tours and would like to share insider tips of your craft, we would like to hear your story.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Transitions Abroad – “Transitions Abroad is the traveler’s web guide for paid and volunteer work, living, study, internships, and teaching overseas.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

TravelBall Parents “Travel Ball Parents is a magazine format site that’s become a popular community for parents with kids who play travel baseball or softball. We’re looking for humorous essays, product reviews, inspirational stories, great ideas and parenting/coaching advice.”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

TravelingMom – “We want a BFF edge to our stories. We are not a travel guide. We are the place a mom would go to find out what works for kids, what doesn’t and what she needs to know before she goes. In short, tell our readers what you would tell your best friend if she wanted to take the same trip you just took.($)

Tribe Magazine“Tribe Magazine is a collaborative online publication where moms share insightful, humorous, and inspiring thoughts about motherhood. This is not a parenting site. Rather, a space for moms to visit, read, and leave feeling encouraged and understood — kinda like hanging out with the best Mom Tribe ever!” ($)

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

UrbanMommies“UrbanMommies is a chic online lifestyle magazine for pregnancy and parenting. Readers get info, tips and inspiration in cheeky, short articles. (Moms don’t have time to waste).” ($ Potential For Sponsored Opportunities)

Vela Magazine – “Vela publishes longform nonfiction written by women. We are particularly interested in narrative nonfiction, essays with a research and/or reporting component, and literary journalism with a unique, compelling voice. We do publish personal essays and are suckers for powerful personal narratives, but we prefer stories that move beyond the personal realm to consider larger questions and issues. Much of the work we publish is informed by a sense of place and/or journeying, and has an international focus; however, we do not publish conventional travel writing.“In addition to narrative nonfiction on place/journeying, Vela also publishes a series of columns covering writing, relationship to place, and motherhood.  ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Viator Travel Blog“At Viator we believe that travel has the power to make the world a better place. This is our place on the web to share our passion and inspire all of us to make that next trip.” ($)

VillageQ “VillageQ is a community website welcoming members and allies of the LGBTQ community as we celebrate, support, and explore our collective queer family experiences.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • Submit A Post (use this form to pitch an idea, then an editor will be in touch to discuss if interested)

Viva Fifty!“…a bilingual and multicultural community that celebrates life and the joy that midlife can entail.”

voiceBoks – “voiceBoks is an informational site for all things parenthood.” and covers categories of: Parenthood, Kids, Education, Family, Home (DIY, Crafts etc.), Wellness (fitness, pregnancy etc.), Food, Holidays, Books, Reviews/Giveaways/Coupons.

What The Flicka? – “A haven for moms, sisters, women or just about anyone who could use a little pick me up, a little help, or a little company on the road trip of life.”  Topics include: “…life, children, family, cooking, beauty, fashion, books, the latest thing we are obsessed with, and of course, urban mom survival tips.

Womanly Woman“WomanlyWoman.com is an online magazine (“blogazine”) for the ladies covering topics such as entertainment, health, beauty, and shopping savings. We also cover topics close to our hearts that personally define us and who we are as women.”

Women’s Voices for Change – “Focused on women over 40, Women’s Voices for Change explores the realities of contemporary women who are vital, visible, and active, who seek an accurate reflection of themselves. Information provided on our website and in our programs addresses relevant issues about medical, emotional and sexual health, relationships, economics, fashion, fitness, and the arts.  Our aim is to create a powerful community of women in their prime.  ($)

  • “Previously unpublished non-fiction work is preferred, though we will make exceptions for published articles that are a particularly good fit. We accept previously published and unpublished poetry when rights are included.”
  • Writer’s Guidelines

World Hum“World Hum is dedicated to publishing travel stories, videos and slideshows of the highest quality.” ($)

You Are Here – “This blog gives voice to a universal quest to find our place in the world—to discover who we are and why we are here. Whether understood as family or neighborhood, home or city, we resonate with the joys and struggles of belonging to a place.

YouQueen – “The women’s lifestyle magazine to make you shine and smile. Awesome Beauty, Fashion, Dating Tips to help you live like a queen.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Zest Now – “Information and encouragement for women to live their best lives after 50”

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