We haven’t updated this blog in a while. Naughty! We also haven’t posted about the segment that we do on The Ticket on Dubai Eye 103.8 in a while. Naughtier! We have a few segments in the queue now (it’s been a few months!), but we’ll start with this one because it’s one of our favourites. This The-Ticket segment is all about great songs inspired by great cities. Pop on… Read More
I’m not entirely sure how to start this post, to be honest. I want to write something meaningful – lovely even, if such a word can be used to describe this sort of topic – but I just can’t find the right words; they seem too shallow for the point I want to make. Let me give you a heads up, though. If you’re feeling sad and anxious and would… Read More
Well, hi there! The Scribe team is super proud to finally showcase the fabulous guidebook that we did for the Singapore Tourism Board – from conceptualisation to design, writing copy to taking care of print and the distribution of 50,000 copies in the UAE’s Al Bayan newspaper. It was such a fun project to work on; we can’t wait to do more just like this. We did a radio interview… Read More
Fancy a cheeky break? Well, you might want to check out Puerto Rico or Taiwan. I spoke to The Ticket on Dubai Eye 103.8 recently about why these fabulous getaways are the ones to head to this winter. Take a listen… Oh, and happy travels!
You may have heard me on Dubai Eye 103.8’s show, The Ticket, talking about creepy places to travel to. Well, to be honest, those places weren’t really my idea… I was inspired by this piece I read on Mashable, and because I’m such a horror fiend (or at least I like to think that I am), I wanted to share them with the 0.87 per cent of the rest of… Read More
Scribe’s founder Angela visited The Ticket for her regular Word Travel segment on Dubai Eye 103.8 a few weeks ago to chat about this fabulous travel piece that explores a hip island hideout that’s made the Scribe team’s bucket list.
Last week I headed off to talk to Stef, Mark and Zahra on #TheTicket on Dubai Eye 103.8 for my regular monthly segment, Word Travel, where I touch on a travel-related article that I like that month. While the piece I chose (you can read it here) wasn’t about beautiful beaches, azure waters and exotic adventures (not directly, anyway), it touched on something that seems to be on trend at the moment: travelling… Read More
Take a look at part one of Angela’s travel writing series here, and part two here. Today’s blog – the third and final part – talks about how to make money while travel writing. Have fun! Unless you’re Bill Bryson, you’re probably not going to become a millionaire through travel writing. But you should still keep writing if you’re a passionate writer. In Dubai, most magazines pay about Dhs1 per… Read More
Take a look at part one of Angela’s three-part travel writing series here. This week we start off talking about where travel writers can hope to get published. Happy writing! There are several places you can get published, and with more and more online content cropping up, the space in which you might see your words in ‘print’ is growing. Of course that also means travel writing is more competitive… Read More