Archive For The “Travel Insights” Category

“There’s No Knowing Where You Might Be Swept Off To”

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“There’s No Knowing Where You Might Be Swept Off To”

  By Maria Vigil In my 19 years of life, I have been fortunate enough to travel a bit, but not nearly as much as I hope to. When I was 5, I went to Croatia with my family for a month, and then spent about a week in Rome. After that, the farthest I…

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A reflection

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A reflection

by Phoebe Droz   I literally have no idea where the time went, both in regards to Jan Term, and in regards to tonight that has turned into this morning. It’s kind of crazy to think that time moves whether we like it to or not, but it is even crazier to think that just…

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Learning to See the People in the Places

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Learning to See the People in the Places

By Mike Christie Throughout the course of this class, in its short but productive time span, I think the most satisfying thing I’ve experienced is the intentionality it has forced me to have in getting outside of the norm. When I first moved to Spokane from Detroit, nearly every weekend I was out exploring some…

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Reflecting Back: Travel Journalism

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Reflecting Back: Travel Journalism

By Emily Beloate Audience. Focus. Creativity. The three “holy grails” of travel writing as I’ve discovered this term.  There are many elements of Travel Journalism that are essential to an effective story, but these are the three that I’ve learned the most about over the last few weeks. My three main stories were about Spokane…

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My whirlwind travel journalism Janterm

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My whirlwind travel journalism Janterm

Whitney Carter This class has been filled with opportunities to try new things and to challenge myself. I think the most satisfying aspect of this class was getting the opportunity to go on some adventures and to do some exploring of the area that I have lived in for three and a half years. Additionally,…

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Confessions from a Novice Travel Journalist

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Confessions from a Novice Travel Journalist

by Michaela Mulligan When I signed up for this course, I really didn’t know what I was getting myself into. I saw Travel Journalism as one of the course options and it didn’t really have a description so I figured I would try it out and see. What I didn’t know is that I would…

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Travel Journalism from my perspective

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Travel Journalism from my perspective

By: Jessica N. Grubbs   Travel journalism is nothing of what I thought it was going to be for the Jan term course.  I honestly thought we would sit in our chairs everyday, listen to the professor lecture, and go home to watch Netflix.  Which is typical of most Jan Term classes at Whitworth University. …

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Looking Through a Travel Journalism Lens

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Looking Through a Travel Journalism Lens

by Korey Hope   Some of the most fulfilling experiences in life are learning experiences. When we learn a new piece of information or in-depth information about a single topic, the way we see the world effectively changes. For example, once you learn in-depth about the fast food industries standards for quality, it’s rather hard…

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A Term of Traveling

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A Term of Traveling

By – Karlin Andersen   If I were to do my stories over again I would try to take more time when researching and writing the pieces. Possibly due to the class being over Jan. Term and the compressed deadlines or the new skills used to write travel pieces, I did not have as much…

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A last word

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A last word

By Andrew Beck The concept of travel journalism was foreign to me at the beginning of the course. I knew about Rick Steves and travel magazines, but what actually is travel journalism? I didn’t know that there was so much behind-the-scenes work that went into travel journalism pieces. I figured travel journalists were the journalists…

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