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Travel writing sounds like a dream job for some people but it is not easy as it sounds and there are many nuisances and difficulties that they face like most travellers from language barriers to lost passports etc. Travelling around the world and experiencing beautiful as well as sad moments is on the agenda of all travel writers and they must aim for both .Book reviewing is one of the most well kept secrets and the travel writer must search the market for travelogues , memoirs and place based narratives to hone their skills about a particular place as well as this helps them in their writing also because they can copy catchy words from the books or magazines. Trips and visits are organised by the various segments of the tourism industry with the aim of impressing travel writers . Chambers of commerce provides very useful sources of information about a city or state like maps , local statistics like - economy , population etc and lodging information. Proper research should be conducted before travelling so that they may be able to know and write about a particular location , people , their culture and heritage. Photography and writing go hand in hand and most publishers will demand a photograph of what you had surveyed so a thorough knowledge about camera is necessary and travel writers must capture beautiful pictures to highlight their stories. Travel writers must also hone their communication skills because they will frequently came across hordes of people and they will also put up questions to the public about the place , local cuisine , culture and heritage , religious beliefs etc. You can also connect with the natives living in your destination through facebook , twiter etc and make a point to meet them for coffee.