Guiding and informing

For would-be travel writers, keen to master what is a highly specialised skill, travel guides such as the Lonely Planet series can be an excellent place to begin. Aimed at the independent, adventurous traveller, these practical guides offer their readers clear, down-to-earth information to support them with their journeys around the globe.

At the time of writing, Lonely Planet are looking for authors who can meet the following criteria set out in the guidelines on their website:

'Bare necessities

• Professional writing experience.

• Specialised knowledge of a city, country or region.

• Ability to write vibrantly, with authority and attitude.

• Excellent research and organisational skills.

• On-the-road experience using Lonely Planet guides.

• 'Tools of the trade', eg computer hardware and software.

• Ability to work independently.

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