Content guidelines

Audience

High-quality content is what makes us successful. We review all submitted content to ensure it meets our content guidelines.

When writing your content, remember that the typical reader of an article or listicle is a person planning to travel to a location or is at a location and planning their day.

Content

We strive to ensure that all our content is:

  • Easy to read with clear and concise sentences
  • Easy to follow where the content and article flow logically
  • Accurate with feasible suggestions that are correct and up to date
  • Enjoyable to read and do

Writing

All written content must:

  • Have titles that are specific and interesting
  • Be original with no plagiarism; it can not be published on any other website
  • Be exciting with your unique perspective and energy
  • Be specific and clear
  • Use short sentences with simple words

When writing the introduction to an article or subsection, ensure you explain:

  • What is exciting about the location or activities
  • Why these locations or activities have been included
  • What the reader will achieve after completing

When writing about a stop or activity, some things to write on include:

  • The history or background
  • Why it is recommended
  • Tips to keep in mind

Images

All images must:

  • Match the location discussed in the text
  • Not contain any writing or advertising
  • Be released under a license that allows the image to be used (your own photos are preferred)
  • Not contain people
  • Be a high-resolution landscape over 920 pixels wide and 520 pixels tall

Avoid

Please do not create content that:

  • Is short and lacks depth
  • Uses sensationalist language, such as "superbly beautiful and exciting"
  • Is long-winded, using many words to describe something that can be explained in 1 short sentence
  • Is unbalanced; the intro should be 20% of the total word count. The days and stops should be the majority of the word count for the article
  • Has spelling and grammar errors
  • Uses filler words, such as stuff, things, and very
  • Is negative and is not feedback supported by facts
  • Has long sentences that do not use commas
  • Has long paragraphs that contain several sentences (aim for 2-4 sentences per paragraph)
  • Contains paid referral links or advertising
  • Is offensive or contains nudity
  • Uses lists excessively, such as "the cafe has cold drinks, hot drinks, soft drinks, food, and sweets."
  • Uses "etc.", "...", instead of complete sentences