Our Travels: Alaska, United States

The writers and and editors who make up the World Words team are regular and enthusiastic travellers. You could say their passion for exploring our incredible planet is insatiable. It is this first-hand knowledge and on-the-ground experience which is infused into all their writing. When we aren’t busy crafting travel content for our clients, we’re on the road making travel tales of our own. And this blog series – Our Travels – is where we share them with you.

So far in this series, we’ve covered destinations as varied as Japan, Iceland and Oman. This month, it’s the turn of staff content writer Samantha Wilson, who heads off to meet brown bears and orca on a trip of a lifetime to Alaska.

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Samantha and her husband in Alaska

Sam with her husband standing in front of Aialik Glacier in Alaska.

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Our Travels: Guatemala

It’s no secret that our team of writers and editors at World Words like to travel. After all, it is the only thing we write about. You may have also been following the Our Travels series on our blog, which tells the tales of some of the fascinating places our team members have been in the last year. So far, we’ve covered everywhere from Japan to Iceland, Oman to Canada. But we haven’t yet told of any of our experiences in Central America. That is, until now.

Our staff content writer Samantha Wilson recalls a recent trip to Guatemala, in the heart of Central America. With the trip taking in everything from Mayan pyramids to volcanic temples, it’s a corker. Scroll down to read about it…

Samantha at Tikal, Guatemala

Sam celebrating her presence outside the Mayan ‘Temple I’ at Tikal, Guatemala (we’ve circled her).

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From Longer Lie-Ins to Welcoming Staff: How to Make a British Person’s Holiday

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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Our Travels: Northern Oman

We’re often asked: “What’s the difference between World Words and other content writing agencies?” Our answer is simple: experience. While most agencies have rows of writers sitting behind desks and researching topics, our expert travel writers and editors are on the road, digging and discovering to get personal experience and insight to inform their content. Not only are our contributors based all over the world, from Europe to Asia, North America to Australia, but they love to travel too. We’ve itchy feet by nature, so we spend almost as much of our collective time exploring the world as we do writing about it. And that’s what makes World Words stand out from the pack.

To highlight our team’s wanderlust, we like to share their travel stories through a blog feature we call Our Travels. This month, our editor-in-chief Joe Reaney recalls a recent, unforgettable trip to Oman. Scroll down to read more…

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Joe on a sand dune in the middle of the Omani desert, as the sun slowly sets.

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