The World’s Top 10 Most Expensive Cities

The World Words team live all over the world, so we’re very used to totting up the costs before making a move abroad. But there are some cities that are inescapably expensive. Our writers in Scandinavian capitals like Oslo and Reykjavik are used to exorbitant living costs, while others based in London, New York and Dubai can penny-pinch with the best of them. Yet none of these capitals make the top 10 list of the world’s most expensive cities.

Compiled by Hansen & Company, this neat little infographic counts down the priciest places on the planet (and they are not always in the countries you might expect). Scroll on down to see the full infographic in all its glory…

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The Finished Article: Five Ways to Grow a Promising Idea Into Compelling Content

Whether you are writing for print or the web, creating a travel article is not always an easy process. Sure, the start and end point may always be the same, but the journey from brainwave to finished product can be a surprisingly bumpy one for the uninitiated. To help make the process as smooth as possible, we’ve come up with a five-step plan for creating brilliant travel articles – and, of course, travel blogs – every time. Scroll on down for our top tips.

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Our Travels: Province of Girona, Spain

The writers and editors at World Words are seasoned travellers, yet the thrill of planning and embarking on a trip remains as exciting as ever. With that wanderlust constantly burning, we thought we’d create a space where our writers can share their experiences and discoveries, travels and trips with our audience. We call it… Our Travels.

We are a wonderfully mixed bunch with a common passion. We might travel alone, with a few friends or with our families. We might venture to intrepid, far flung locations or tootle down the road to see what’s on our doorstep. This month, World Words writer Samantha Wilson tell us of her most recent mini-break to the Province of Girona, Spain; an experience that she shared with her husband and her baby daughter. You can read all about it below…

Samantha with her husband and daughter on a hiking trail in the Province of Girona.

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Our Best Winter Travel Content – Part 2

Almost a month has passed since we last shared some of our best winter travel content, so it’s time for an update.

Last time, we only scratched the surface of winter travel content we’ve completed for our clients, so this time we are diving a little bit deeper. We’ll start with a piece we had published on Run in the Dark Edinburgh, a night-time jogging event in the Scottish capital. Meanwhile, for anybody needing last-minute ski holiday inspiration, we have pulled out features on Canada’s Mont-Tremblant and the Swiss mountain resort Zermatt. And, because we know that some of the more forward-thinking among you may already be planning your summer escape, we have also included a destination guide we produced last year on the Languedoc region in sun-drenched southern France.

Last but not least, for those wanting to improve their written travel content in 2016, we’ve also shared some of our top editing tips with Media Kitty. So what are you waiting for? Scroll on down to read a short excerpt from each.

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