• Journalism Masterclass: Getting Started in Travel Writing

Have you ever thought about a career in travel writing? Getting paid to travel and write about it is many people’s dream – and it’s easier to get started than you think.


Throughout the world, the role of travel writer is high on many people’s list of dream jobs. This practical workshop will tell you everything you need to know about working as a travel writer, and set you on the right path for getting started in the industry.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Take your first steps into travel writing – as a career or as a hobby

  • Start coming up with story ideas and developing your voice as a travel writer

  • Break into the travel press and media, and understand what to expect from travel editors

  • Explore the many formats of travel writing today, from blogging to print stories to content writing for brands

  • Get noticed on social media and make the most of digital platforms

  • Make a good income as a travel writer, by learning to hustle like an entrepreneur

  • Get a taste of life as a travel writer (including free trips!)

The course fee includes refreshments, VAT and booking/transaction charges.


About the tutor

This three-hour workshop is led by award-winning freelance journalist and editorial consultant Lauren Razavi who writes for titles such as The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Atlantic, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and Wanderlust Magazine.

Lauren’s travel assignments have included interviewing The Jacksons at a music festival in Morocco, eating and drinking her way around Croatia, and living with Nubian boatmen on the River Nile for a week. She has also delivered workshops about freelance writing and travel journalism at the University of Cambridge and as part of Guardian Masterclasses.

About us

Flibl Masterclasses is a learning provider and communications consultancy based at Fuel Studios in Norwich. We run short courses on journalism, brand storytelling, business innovation and the future of work.

Interested in this masterclass but can’t make the dates listed above? Let us know by emailing and we’ll email you when we’re planning to run the course again.