Travel Writer and Photographer Ray Batson Scores Second Article/Photo Spread in International Living

Congratulations, Ray Batson, on another article and photo spread in International Living! Last year, Ray’s Antarctica photos and story were published. This month, it’s a 2-page spread about an African safari he took with his wife, Rhoda, and their granddaughter.

“Rhoda and I have taken a lot of trips,” Ray says, “and I always liked the Steinbeck line, ‘We do not take a trip, the trip takes us.’”

Since discovering AWAI’s Turn Your Pictures Into Cash program, Ray says, “I take my trip ‘notes’ on my camera.”

Next trip for Ray and Rhoda … the northwestern Mediterranean!

If you love traveling, and sometimes find inspiration for articles coming to you during or after your trips, follow in Ray’s footsteps. Getting your stories and photographs published may be easier than you think when you have some “inside” knowledge.

And as a copywriter, you already have an inside track with your writing skills. Find out more about getting paid to travel here.

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Published: February 23, 2010

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