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Get Paid to Travel the World - Travel Writing Tips Travel Writing — By Lost Girls on January 30, 2011 at 2:20 pm Be sure to check out our new Pitching 101 Series, including interviews with: BootsnAll editor, Katie HammelNew York Times’ deputy travel editor, Monica DrakeThe Expeditioner’s founder and editor-in-chief, Matt StabileGalavanting‘s managing editor, Joseph HernandezTravel Belles’ publisher and editor, Margo MillureGo NOMAD‘s general edit Max HartshorneTravel Agent senior editor Joe PikeTravelingMom‘s editor Cindy RichardsRecommend‘s managing editor Paloma Villaverde de Rico Want to get paid to travel? If you’re interested in sharing your travel experiences, there are several travel websites that accept pitches from freelance writers. Here are a few of them, and what they pay per word or post. Travel Websites That Pay for Freelance Articles and Posts Travel Belles $10 per post. Travel sites that accept submissions for experience, rather than a payment Some ideas and rates courtesy of, JoAnna Haugen

World Class Estates La Jolla, California – Home of your Dreams Set against a cornucopia of lush green landscaping that reverberates brilliantly with the blue sky is the World Class Estate located in La Jolla, California. Built in the old world Mediterranean style, this estate is, to put it simply, the house of your dreams! You will be obliged to agree upon setting foot on the stunning walk way leading into the estate. Keeping the blistering weather in mind, this World Class Estate comes complete with an exotic vanishing edge swimming pool, and other water amenities, to combat the heat courtesy of the California sun. If you pride yourself an entertainer than you will no doubt fall in love with the World Class Estate. The World Class Estate, positioned to several lovely panoramic views of the Pacific ocean, is what one would call a “dream home”. Comments comments

35 Beautiful Pictures of New York City New York has become THE backdrop for movies, television, and photography. From it's beautiful architecture, stunning landmark buildings, amazing parks, to the yellow cab filled streets. This post presents 35 beautiful city photos to celebrates one of the most amazing cities in the world. Make sure you are subscribed to our RSS feed so you don't miss any future posts! Wallpaper* City Guides | Phaidon Whether you are staying for 48 hours or five days, visiting for business or a vacation, we’ve done the hard work for you, from finding the best restaurants, bars and hotels (including which rooms to request) to the most extraordinary stores and sites, and the most enticing architecture and design. Wallpaper* City Guides enable you to come away from your trip, however brief, with a real taste of the city’s landscape and the satisfaction you’ve seen all that you should. A selection of cities are also available from the Nokia Store and Windows Phone Marketplace. Download now

Alila Villas Hadahaa in the Southern Maldives | TheBlogIsMine Dot Com The Alila Villas Hadahaa merges both of anyone’s travel passions into one luxury destination, a series of luxury villas in the southern end of the Maldives islands. The new development is comprised of 50 private villas, some are inland, including their own pools and others stilted above the Maldivian waters. While the focus of the Alila Villas Hadahaa is first about luxury and relaxation, the design of this resort is rooted in eco-conscious practices and was created by SCDA Architects. This prestigious development features 16 island villas, 20 island villas with a private pool, and 14 Aqua Villas. Nestled in natural vegetation, the Island Villas create an intimate setting for relaxation and are only a short sandy walk to the azure waters of the house reef. The 14 stilted over-the-water Aqua Villas allow guests to retreat into the endless horizon of the Indian Ocean.

When It's Not Blue Wanderfly | Error Luxury Living International Magazine - The Good Life: Yachting: Baccarat Meets Bomb-Proof Glass on the High Seas BARBADOS-At the top of a spiral staircase lined with scalloped, silver-leaf walls (the banister cost $60,000) is a door accessible by a fingerprint security system. It opens to an all-white, 2,583-square-foot master suite wrapped in bomb-proof, 44-milimeter glass. There, a king-sized bed sits on a giant platter that rotates with the press of a silver button. And of course, everything's afloat. Andrey Melnichenko the proud owner of "A" is 36-year-old is worth an estimated six billion (with a"B") named the spectacular yacht "A", after Melnichenko's model wife Aleksandra. In the battle among Russia's billionaires for yacht supremacy, Roman Abramovich's upcoming 540-foot Eclipse may soon become the biggest, but Andrey Melnichenko's 394-foot "A" has become the most talked-about yacht on the seas. The boat, designed by Philippe Starck and completed in mid-2008 for more than $300 million, has spawned a flotilla of copycats emulating its low-slung hull and design scheme.

Turkey Photography: Land of Diversity - AmO Images: Capturing the Beauty of Life - AmO Images: Capturing the Beauty of Life "The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." ~ St. Augustine Blue Mosque, Sultanahmet Camii by yardbird Ortakoy Camii by hyasar Marmaris by ugursarak Oludeniz by keribar Antalya Beach by rushandy topkapi palace by erel Flying high... by Nina Winter in Cappadocia by keribar Cotton Castle by Keitht cay bahcesi by mehmetemin Anamur Castle by Tezic Icredible fairy chimneys by riclopes Ephese ... Clock Tower Izmir by cemsultan Sunset over Istambul by MiguelP Amasra by KemaLMerT Reflection of Beysehir Lake by cemsultan