GVI: Writing Academy

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GVI Writing Academy
GVI Writing Academy
GVI Writing Academy
GVI Writing Academy
GVI Writing Academy
GVI Writing Academy
GVI Writing Academy
GVI Writing Academy


Thinking about becoming a travel writer? The world of freelance travel writing can be difficult to navigate and is full of challenges. But for the thinkers, dreamers, travelers, nomads, and storytellers, the adventure is impossible to resist. This 12-week Writing Academy is designed for anyone with a love of writing and travel who is ready to share their stories with the world. Gain access to professional writers as you complete exercises, write articles, respond to edits, and work through our training pack in your own time.

Get ready to grow your portfolio, improve your writing, and kickstart your freelance travel writing career in the online space.

  • You’ll be personally mentored by a team of professional writers and editors as you grow as a writer
  • Moduls include: Writing for a brand, SEO for writers, Travel writing, Freelancer essentials
  • Learn to write responsibly about people, places, and sustainable development issues

GVI has a Community Development Internship in Thailand!

This is an opportunity to learn more about Chiang Mai's local Karen hill tribe culture, gaining intercultural communication skills and valuable teaching experience.

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Yes, I recommend this program

GVI Online Travel Writing Academy

The writing academy was interesting,challenging and really well organised. It's a fast paced timetable but it pushed me and so I ended up writing or editing something most days. Writing takes practice, regular practice and so as the course progressed over the 12 weeks I began to get more ideas and my writing definitely began to flow a little more naturally and easy. The team that provide the feedback were fantastic.The feedback is really thorough but so helpful and it is really cool to see you work published on the GVI blog.

If you did this all over again, what's one thing you would change?
I would dedicate more time to it writing each day. There is so much to learn and practice and I didn't end up doing the optional pieces of work that you could have assessed because of time available. I would definitely take advantage of being able to get even more feedback if I did it again and do all the optional assignments too.