All You Ever Needed to Know about All Inclusive Vacations – An Infographic

At World Words, we know all about the incredible world of ‘all inclusive’. Not only have we been commissioned to write travel content for a variety of all-inclusive travel agencies and resorts around the world, we’ve also managed to accrue plenty of personal experience of all inclusive holidays over the years. We know that it’s a unique type of vacation – a whole other world from hosteling, Airbnb’ing and even good old fashioned last-minute-hotel booking – so we can also appreciate how helpful it could be for first-timers to have some prior warning of what to expect.

That’s where SunSearch Holidays come in. Because they’ve created a brand new, idiot-proof infographic that is a beginner’s guide to all inclusive vacations. We really like it, and we think you will too, so scroll on down to see it…

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Off On Holiday? How to Pack Like a Pro

As regular global travellers, our World Words writers and editors are all-too-familiar with the trials and tribulations of packing a suitcase. Whether it is cramming everything you need for a week’s holiday into a tiny carry-on bag, deciding what to prioritise when packing for a multi-climate break, or trying to squeeze your entire existence into a single suitcase to relocate abroad, there are very few aspects of travel that are quite so consistently frustrating.

Fortunately, help is at hand, thanks to a new infographic from Splendid Asia. We came across this on our virtual travels around the web, and thought it was worth sharing with a wider audience. So scroll down to take a look…

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Cultural Sensitivity and Travel Content

After returning from a trip, travellers are usually consumed by an overwhelming desire to tell everyone about the amazing experience they have had. This is what a travel writer is paid to do in the most eloquent way possible. However, it can also be the hardest part to master when it comes to depicting and representing other cultures.

Cultural sensitivity should be paramount when writing travel content, but it is often sorely overlooked. Mariellen Ward of the Breathedreamgo travel blog has discussed the dangers of cultural imperialism (or the belief that your way of life is better) in travel writing, while photographer Bani Amor has criticised colonialism in travel literature.

When writing about location, ethnicity and society, there are certain to be complicated politics that come into play. Although there’s no one-size-fits-all phrasebook to help travel writers avoid all controversy in their content, there are helpful tricks for traversing this complicated terrain. Scroll down to read the advice of the World Words team.

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Our Best Autumn-Themed Travel Content

We hate to begin with bad news, but there’s no avoiding it: summer is over. However, rather than dwelling on the negatives (bye bye sunshine, sandals and copious amounts of ice cream), let’s instead focus on the positives.

Autumn is approaching and there are lots of exciting things on the horizon. If you are based in the UK, you can expect a flurry of festivals coming your way, including the UK-wide Museums at Night and London Open House. Not familiar with these events? You can find out more by reading our write-ups of the 2015 editions below. There are also rumours of an autumn heatwave arriving on UK shores. And though we have learnt not to put too much faith in the predictions of the Met Office, we have included our article on Devon’s top picnic spots just in case.

And that’s just the start…

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