Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Writing for lonely planet

If you are one of those with tongues hanging out to write for Lonely Planet, you better read this.

“DO TRAVEL Writers Go To Hell?” is Thomas Kohnstamm’s book bout his experiences writing for Lonely Planet. The answer is unclear, but Mr Kohnstamm is certainly making enemies for himself on Earth. Having given up a job on Wall Street, he went to work for the guidebook company in South America, where his research took an unusual form. He reveals that he failed to visit a number of the places he wrote about, as his allowance was insufficient, and that he bartered drugs to supplement his income.Read more in Economist, here.

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