Do you accept guest contributions?

Submission Guidelines

We invite contributions from travelers and photographers, bloggers, and travel-websites and travel-related businesses. You could to take a guided interview, write a story, or review a travel-niche product or a service. We also invite bloggers and publishers to review our travelogue.

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Submission Guidelines for Guest Authors

Begin the submission process by creating an account on our site. It’s fast and easy. You may use social login (Facebook or Google) option or simply register with your email ID – click here and see for yourself. We need your account to feature you prominently!

  • The Story: All original submissions, written in English, must be a minimum of 800 words, be easy to read, formatted using Microsoft Word, and indicate where to insert pictures.
  • The Imagery: All submissions must be accompanied with 8 or more captioned, good quality JPG images. You must own copyrights to those pictures or suggest relevant public domain photographs (creative commons) while clearly providing credits.
  • The Author: We will proudly feature you as an author on this site. Please help us by providing your full name, an email id, a profile picture, and a brief description (50-80 words) about yourself.

For a point of reference to draft your post, please feel free to browse some of our current stories, including guest columns. You may also send us specific queries via email.

Interview Guidelines

Begin the online interview by creating an account on our site. It’s fast and easy. You may use social login (Facebook or Google) option or simply register with your email ID.

  • Introduce Yourself: We will proudly feature you on this site. Please help us by providing your full name, an email id, a profile picture, and a brief description (50-80 words) about yourself.
  • Answers Few Questions: All experiential answers, written in English, must be between 100-500 words, and be easy to read. Please note: The questionnaire is a standard guidance tool. Based on your initial responses, we may follow up with additional queries, ask for more photographs, and edit the questions (and your answers) before publishing your interview – all this to make sure, you look good!
  • Upload Photographs: All submissions must be accompanied with good quality images. You must own copyrights to those pictures or suggest relevant public domain photographs (creative commons) while clearly providing credits.

To see how to answer questions, please feel free to browse some of the current features on The Dialogue Diaries™ – Interview Line. You may also send us specific queries via email or get started!

Minimalist Guidelines for Book Reviewers

Create an account on our site (to download the eBook) with either a social login (Facebook or Google) option or simply register with your email ID. It’s fast and easy – click here and see for yourself. Next, tell us a little bit about yourself.

  • The ReviewereMail us your full name, an email id, a profile picture, link to your website, and a brief bio (50-80 words). That’s it. We will send you a secure link to download our eBook!
  • The Review: How to write a review is at your discretion. If you like, you may refer to these book reviewing guidelines. We only request that reviews be written in English, include book’s meta, and be published within 30 days of accessing the eBook.
  • Book Meta: Reviews should include – (1) book’s full title (Backpacking North East India: A Curious Journey), (2) book’s front cover image (click to open), (3) author’s name (Abhijeet Deshpande), (4) link to Backpacking Series’ home page, and (5) book’s ISBN (ISBN-13: 978-1946556790).

We invite reviews of non-luxury properties, food and restaurants, and travel gear. Please pitch an idea via eMail.

All submissions are subject to review, an editorial process (if approved), and a publishing calendar. We assess for appropriateness, uniqueness, and for a general compliance with guidelines. You may subscribe (please see footer) to receive publish-notifications directly in your inbox and track your submissions.

Why Should I Publish on Backpacking Series?
What's in it for me?

We deliver your articles to over 20K readers spread across various channels, including this site. That’s instant visibility for your stories, talents, or offerings. We promote all posts extensively on social media and drive engagement on multiple platforms. There’s more.

  • Win Books: Every guest column published under our category on North East India Specials wins a paperback (free shipping anywhere in India) or an eBook download. In other categories, three articles do the same!
  • Grow Your Followers and Your Domain Authority: We proudly showcase your profile picture and an author bio with social media icons pointing to your Twitter and Facebook pages, and / or a link to your Instagram handle. For bloggers, besides a link to your website’s homepage in your author bio, we also offer one (1) in-article do-follow backlink to any of your relevant posts.
  • Earn Badges: Badges are a non-monetary recognition of your contribution. You can flaunt them on your site or on your social media pages!