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The Travelling Life - Visiting Bled Castle in Slovenia

The Travelling Life - Visiting Bled Castle in Slovenia

Carol Perehudoff is a Toronto-based freelance travel writer. She writes a column at the Toronto Star, Canada’s biggest-circulation newspaper on solo travel.

Her articles have appeared in a variety of magazines including enRoute, Review Magazine, Pure Canada and Royal Wings and a whole slough of newspapers like the Chicago Tribune, New York Post, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Louis Post Dispatch, New Orleans Times-Picayune, New Hampshire Union Leader Post, the Halifax Chronicle Herald, Vancouver Sun and St. Petersburg Times.

Her narrative essays have appeared in the travel anthologies A Woman’s Europe, published by Travelers Tales, 2004, and Go Your Own Way: Women Travel the World Solo published by Seal Press, 2007. Other essays have won honorable mentions but never a first prize. Something to aspire to!

Her travel articles, however, do win sometimes, so just in case you are curious here’s a list of awards and honours:

  • 2009: Shortlisted in the University of Michigan – Prague Summer Program 2009 Fellowship Competition
  • 2008: Award of Merit, Bylined Column, NATJA (North American Travel Journalists Association) Awards
  • 2008: Award of Merit, Resort Category, NATJA Awards
  • 2008: Shortlisted in the Event Magazine Nonfiction Writing Contest
  • 2008: Honorable Mention in the University of New Orleans Study Abroad Program in Arts and Writing Contest
  • 2008: Choice Hotels Award of Excellence, Canadian Destination – TMAC Awards
  • 2007: 1st Place, Historical Travel in the NATJA Awards
  • 2007: Runner Up, Bylined Column in the NATJA Awards
  • 2007: Honorable Mention, Local Lifestyles in the NATJA Awards
  • 2006: Cayman Islands Media Award, Excellence in Caribbean Travel Writing – TMAC Awards
  • 2006: Runner Up, Bylined Column in the NATJA Awards
  • 2005: 1st Place, Cruise Category in the NATJA Awards
  • 2005: 2nd Place, Leisure Category in the NATJA Awards

Professional Affiliations: SATW (Society of American Travel Writers, NATJA (North American Travel Journalists Association) and TMAC (Travel Media Association of Canada)

4 Responses

  1. Nice gig if you can get it…lol

  2. We would love you to consider a link exchange.

    My partner Danielle and I are currently traveling to nearly every country in Africa (we are writing now from Dakar, Senegal) meeting with farmers, workers, NGO’s and community groups writing about innovations and projects that our working to alliviate hunger and poverty. We travel blog everyday at BorderJumpers (www.borderjumpers.org). We are trying to highlight stories of hope and success.

    Thanks so much for your consideration!

    All the best, Bernie and Dani

  3. Hey Doll!

    How u doing???
    When you coming to London?

    Love cathy xx

  4. HI and Bonjour Carol! Glad to see your comment on my Harlequin books romance story on my wordpress blog. The spa stories you write are inspiring and so relaxing to read. Got your wedding dress yet? I believe you bought one in Montreal. yeah!
    http://maydelory.wordpress.com/

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