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  1. Mike Sowden added a comment on Why Belfast's International Arts Festival Never Ends
    Thank you, sir. :)
  2. Mike Sowden added an article London and Barcelona now have maps of how they smell.
  3. Mike Sowden added a comment on A Hiker’s Guide To (Not Quite) Drinking Whisky
    Alas - a month after it ran, Talisker asked for all the participants to pull their posts down. I queried the PR company involved, and they said they'd never had to ask bloggers to do that before, so i…
  4. Mike Sowden added a comment on Editor's Letter: Has crowd funded travel jumped the shark?
    A couple of writers I admire ran a Kickstarter last year, and then wrote about it in various places and eventually in a book. One point that really stuck with me: when you crowdfund, the bulk of your …
  5. Mike Sowden added a comment on A Hiker’s Guide To (Not Quite) Drinking Whisky
    Cheers, everyone. :) And thank you @AlyinPeru for posting it. When Talisker approached me I couldn't resist. I've never run a sponsored post until now, and I thought it'…
  6. Mike Sowden added a comment on Online classes in travel and tourism
    Cheers, Matt. :) There'll be more on the way for anyone on that list really soon (I'm currently working on it all). 
  7. Mike Sowden added a comment on Innovations In Storytelling: Who's doing what, and why it's awesome
    Joining the queue to agree here. "This sounds like someone wrote it" is a criticism I've always loved, and it's right - it has to flow, and when you're reading something out, it's obvious where it's l…
  8. Mike Sowden added a comment on Innovations In Storytelling: Who's doing what, and why it's awesome
    This The Man Who Sailed His House by Michael Paterniti: it isn't travel storytelling as such, but it's an amazing piece of writing because....it's journalism, but is presented like a piece o…
  9. Mike Sowden added a comment on Innovations In Storytelling: Who's doing what, and why it's awesome
    With telling a travel story online, I think the biggest practical tool for new bloggers should be serialization, as I briefly mentioned in another com…
  10. Mike Sowden added a comment on Innovations In Storytelling: Who's doing what, and why it's awesome
    I ramble my way into them, then I wrestle them into shape. When I give myself the freedom to do both, which usually involves writing them twice, I end up with a good story…