I don’t care where you went! Interview on travel writing, backpacks, sand, ants, and beer

Moon Guatemala TikalThanks to Freelance-Zone.com for featuring me on their excellent website:

4. In your opinion, what are the components of good travel writing?

Use as many sensory details as possible: smells, sounds, sights, tastes, and textures. Don’t get hung up on listing your itinerary. I don’t care where you went, that’s a background detail. I want to meet new people through your writing. Read the rest: “Interview With…Travel Writer Joshua Berman”

<--on assignment in Tikal, 2004, with Wayne Bernhardson's old MOON GUATEMALA, photo by Daniela Vaughn

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