This is an updated version of a post that originally appeared on April 7, 2018.It includes additional information about the International Year of Travel.For more information on travel and employment, visit travel.gov/about/travel-employment.For additional background on travel hiring, see travel.com/about-travel-advice.For a list of employment agencies, visit careers.gov.
I’m sitting on my porch in the suburbs of New York City, surrounded by tall, bare, black trees, listening to my dog Chihuahua, who has just taken me to the local flea market.It’s an incredible scene—a collection of little green houses, the smell of freshly baked bread wafting through the air, the scent of freshly […]
The digital version of a book can be a valuable resource, but for most people it is a poor substitute for reading.The new eBook edition by the authors of The Good Book is one of the best books I’ve ever read.It offers a rich range of advice on writing for both personal and professional use, […]
I traveled for a year and a half to Israel and back, but in the process I found myself writing about travel writing.For a long time I didn’t really know how to write travel blogs, but after spending a year in Israel, I’ve developed a lot of the skills I need to write about travel.There […]
The outbreak in the United Kingdom is the largest in the world and the largest for the coronivirus.The coronavillosis is spread through direct contact with blood and mucus from infected patients, and is also known as COVID-19.The pandemic, which began on November 1, has claimed at least 4,823 lives, including more than 7,400 in the […]
The Times Of India has published a photo of a Chinese “panda” in captivity that it says was rescued from a roadside zoo in Uttar Pradesh.The picture, which was posted on social media, showed a captive tiger cub with its paws and head still attached to the ground.It has been reported that the cub was taken […]
A bipartisan group of senators is working to draft a bill to reform the nation’s immigration laws by expediting citizenship for undocumented immigrants who entered the country as children and who have lived in the United States for years.But the plan, which is being pushed by Sen. Ted Cruz Rafael (Ted) Edward CruzHow Flake came […]
A couple of weeks ago I posted a photo of a new book I had just finished editing, called A Year of Living, and was amazed to find that a few weeks later it had gone through an editor’s workshop.I thought to myself, if this is the case, I’ll need to have a book editor […]
Travel writer Elizabeth Banks wrote the book that would transform her life as a writer and will help readers understand her fascination with travel and how to live in the future.“I always felt that I was always looking forward to the next chapter of my life,” Banks wrote.“What I realized in my mid-twenties is that […]
In an age when we’re bombarded with news, editing can seem daunting.But in an age where there’s only one thing we can control—the news—a lot of editors are still learning how to do it right.Here’s how to edit the news to make it better.