Here are the 2016 Independence Travel Writing Award winners!

February 6th, 2017

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It’s what you’ve all been waiting for: the day we find out which talented writers are the winners of the 2016 WSGT Independence Travel Writing Award! We’ve already opened the doors on our 2017 Travel Writing Award: Finding Inspiration. Are you willing to GROW? Anything is Possible. With $700USD in cash prizes to be won, this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss … Continued

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The WSGT Winter 2017 Inspiration Travel Writing Award is open for entries. The theme is “How travel has changed your life. Are you willing to grow? Anything is possible.” There are $700USD in cash prizes to be won, so don’t wait to tell your own story of inspiration! After reading all the entries from our 2016 Summer Independence Travel Writing Award, our judges have narrowed it down … Continued

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Welcome to my 2016 Round-up! Where did I go? What did I did I do? What did I love? New Countries I was thrilled to be invited to new places in 2016. I went to the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Vatican City and Bonaire for the first time which takes me to 95 countries on the … Continued