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Amar G.

Average rate
$35–60/hour
  • Joined June 2020

Experienced freelance feature writer and content creator specialising in all aspects of travel.

  • London, UK
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Amar G.
London, UK

Services

Categories

Copywriting Content Email Marketing

Experience

Summary

Freelance travel writer contributing mainly to the best UK newspapers (the so-called 'broadsheets') & travel-centric magazines. I also provide content - blogs, brochure copywriting, destination summaries, editing and proofing to several UK tour operators.

Work history

Sunvil holidays website & brochure
Destination profiles for Sunvil's Latin American destinations.
India’s Strangest Temple
Blog post demystifying one of India's most unsual - and notorious - temples.
"On the trail of Iran's 'Assassins' in the Alborz Mountains"
A feature exploring Iran's 'Valley of the Assassins' (from which the word assassin derives).

Portfolio

"Surviving a Tiger Attack in the Sundarbans, West Bengal"

Survival in West Bengal's Sundarbans is fraught for both man and beast

"At home in the Himalayas"

A feature covering a rural tourism project in the Indian Himalayas (Note this was shortlisted for the AITO Travel Writer of the Year 2013 award).

"How India’s royals are reinventing Rajasthan's forgotten palaces"

A feature evoking the experience of staying with Rajasthan's noble/aristocratic families in their boutique-style hotels.

"Escape from Delhi: Hilltop drama"

A long weekend away from Delhi? This feature looks at where to go & stay and what to do.

"Ecuador’s volcano express"

A century-old railway line has been restored and a luxury ‘cruise train’ now connects Quito to the coast

Education

Accreditations

LLB Law (Bachelors Degree)

Skills

Languages

French

Limited working proficiency

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills

blogging communications content content creation content curation copywriting editing editorial journalism writing

Tools

Facebook Instagram Mailchimp LinkedIn Photoshop Twitter Wordpress Powerpoint Facebook Insights

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours and evenings

Commitment

  • Can work 25hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Food PR & Communications Travel

What I read

Newspapers, books & magazines, occasional blogs, plenty of other web-based content.

Side projects

A rock band

Ideal team

No particular preference. Much of my work has been one-on-one (with an editor).