Famtripper.com produces and publishes original travel content with coverage of luxury travel destinations accurate to the minute at the time of publication and updated regularly thereafter. Written by top travel journalists in the industry, our fun-to-read stories are loaded with facts and tips, giving our readers and travelers the most for their buck.
Want to become a contributor? Our mission is to recruit the top freelance travel writers in the world to become contributors for Famtripper.com. If you are a professional travel writer we'd like you to join our team, go on our site and read a few of our current stories. We like our stories to be approximately 1,000 words, entertaining, concise, and accurate.
Your story must be accompanied by photography complete with detailed captions, fact-checking materials, sources, and contacts, as well as a short biography. (Note: though not necessary, we also accept well-edited “youtube.com” videos of no more than 2 minutes apiece.) If accepted, you will be sent an email inviting you to join our team.
We recommend you subscribe to Famtripper.com’s monthly newsletter for a listing of currently published stories to familiarize yourself with our style. If after reviewing our website and reading our Contributor’s Guidelines, you still have questions, please e-mail the editor who will respond to you within 24 hours.
1. Original stories only
2. Write in the first person, i.e. "I." (We want to travel vicariously through you.)
3. Submit about 1,000 words, give or take 200 but no more
4. Fact checking materials, sources, links, and contacts must accompany every story
5. We want details. (Generalizing is a sure way to get a story rejected.)
6. Your detailed itinerary with one or two-line descriptions for each activity
7. Check your story for spelling and grammar prior to submitting
8. Original photography only
9. Stories must be submitted within 3 weeks of assignment
Main activity and location
This is short paragraph giving the reader a taste for what they’re about to experience.
Describe the best moments of your trip here.
Describe your accommodations, the room, including anything unusual about it, amenities, and what you loved about the place. We like to keep things positive, but if there was something about the place that was not up to par and is worth a mention, write about it here. Give full contact information and website.
Give readers a listing of great eats for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and describe your meal or a specific dish you loved in particular. Give full contact information, website, and pricing per person rating each place as being $ (inexpensive; $25 or under), $$ (moderate; $26 to $65), and $$$ (expensive; $66 to$75) and $$$$ (very expensive; $76 and above)
Facts & Tips
Giving readers some facts including some historical anecdotes and helpful tips for making the most out of their trip is always appreciated. Be especially concise here. Itinerary: Our reader’s book these trips based on the itinerary you followed. Give us a blow-by-blow. Map: Give us a Google Maps link to the location(s).
In a 250 words or less, tell us who you are and where you’ve been published.
A nice picture of you in action!
Don’t forget to send us your full contact information including name, address, cell phone, email, and website (if any)