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Stuart McDonald

Head Chef. at Travelfish.org

Bali, Indonesia

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Founder of Travelfish.org. Travel guide to Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand & Vietnam. Based in Bali between a volcano & the sea.

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  1. Stuart McDonald added a comment on How to spot tainted travel advice
    This was the full reply I sent to Christopher. As Matthew said, the issue goes far deeper/wider etc, . Hi Christopher, Ahhh I'd say I know enough about the ethics to acknowledge I don't know nearly e…
  2. Stuart McDonald added a video The Digital Nomad Anthem
  3. Stuart McDonald added an article Backpackers in Paradise
  4. Stuart McDonald added a comment on What is sponsored content?
    Yeah, the point I was trying to make was that it's useful to define something before you talk about banning or flagging it. Without that clear definition and resulting policies, you may as well say Ou…
  5. Stuart McDonald added a comment on What is the future of travel content?
    Sure - I'm not suggesting what you get for $2 is much good, but it is "original content" and so sufficient for what the publisher in question is after - to run adsense and sell links against.
  6. Stuart McDonald added a comment on Great Vacation? Don’t Brag to Your Friends
    I know i bored friends and family to death with slide nights, but this story immediately brought travel blogs to mind. Is perhaps the mundane "i did this boring stuff today" blog perhaps a better appr…
  7. Stuart McDonald added an article Great Vacation? Don’t Brag to Your Friends
  8. Stuart McDonald added a comment on What is the future of travel content?
    There's a growing bunch of Indonesians also blogging travel (and particularly food) in English - ostensibly so they can reach an international market. What are considered to be reasonable disclosure p…
  9. Stuart McDonald added a comment on What is the future of travel content?
    Redbull does some of this kinda stuff. They pay well, it's in their mag and app (which used to be quite smart, not sure about now) and while they predominantly focus on adventurish they also cover sim…
  10. Stuart McDonald added a comment on What is sponsored content?
    It's only a fact of life if you use the deliberately broad definition you're suggesting -- that just about any collection of words or pictures that contains any form of ad…