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A nostalgic look back to 1996 – IFWTWA Istanbul Conference

Ronnie Greenberg avatarWith gratitude to Emeritus member Ronnie Greenberg, we proudly share memories from our 1996 Conference held in Istanbul, Turkey. Ronnie is a featured award-winning travel, culinary, wine & spa editor/columnist and correspondent and esteemed member of the IFWTWA since 1991.


IFWTWA 1996 Istanbul Conference Attendees
IFWTWA 1996 Istanbul Conference Attendees

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IFWTWA Announces 2019 Excellence in Journalism Award

Jacqui Gibson wins the 2019 Excellence in Journalism Award for her article “The Kings of Creole.” Jacqui’s background includes a 20-year writing career that spans newspaper reporting, magazine feature writing and general communications. 

 Jacqui Gibson bridge search for whalesNew Zealand writer Jacqui Gibson scanning New Zealand’s Cook Strait for humpback whales from the Bluebridge Ferry bridge. On assignment, November 2019 © Jacqui Gibson

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Pack Light, Shoot Well! Travel and Blogging Camera Strategies

Elaine Masters, author & freelance writer and IFWTWA member shares her valuable knowledge and insights during the #IFWTWA2019 Conference Workshop: Making and Editing Videos: Demystifying Video Storytelling - Shortcuts for Travel Writers. 

Elaine Masters taking pictures with gimble and cell phone in Petra, JordanPetra, Jordan ~ Image by Elaine Masters 

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Visit Halkidiki, stress-free, in the footsteps of IFWTWA travel writers

Greece offers more than blue water beach vacations or ancient sites and museums chock full of antiquities. IFWTWA travel writers bring you in depth reviews and insights from their journey to help you decide where to focus your attention when visiting all that is modern and ancient Greece. 

Ancient Ruins in Greece - Rear view of The Acropolis, AthensA rear view of The Acropolis, Athens, Greece © Tom Talleur, Rovertreks

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The World of Travel Writing – No Writer is an Island

It’s human nature to want to feel a part of something. That’s one of the main reasons people join clubs and organizations. When I made the transition from full-time nursing to full-time freelance travel writing, I realized that as exciting as my new life was, I wasn’t part of a team like I had been at the hospital. 

Message in a bottle washed up on the ocean shore

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Who or what is IFWTWA?

IFWTWA is the acronym for the International Food, Wine and Travel Writers AssnTM. Our members make up a global network of storytelling content creators: writers, bloggers, travel journalists, photojournalists, podcasters, videographers, radio and television hosts, who report on the travel and hospitality industry. 


2017 IFWTWA SoCal Annual Meeting

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Writers Conference & Workshop Registration Now Open

Three-day development conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico offered by IFWTWA for experienced and novice food, wine and travel writers. Substantial savings on registration fees are available now for a short time. 

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Juneau Eagle Farts? Feed Your Mind & Bellies in Alaska

Did you know Alaska is almost as large as the entire United States? Or that Juneau is just 2-hours from Seattle, is completely wheelchair accessible, thrives on "Juneau time," and the only way to get there is by air of ferry?  

Big Blend Magazine 2-page spread: Juneau Eagle Farts? Feed Your Mind & Bellies in AlaskaJuneau Eagle Farts? Feed Your Mind & Bellies in Alaska

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DIGIPROVE Creating Trust in Digital Content

The International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association is proud to announce DIGIPROVE as an official sponsor. Online theft of photos and stories is a constant threat to writers and artists. Internet scammers threaten and try to extort users into paying fees for alleged copyright violations. Digiprove protects the theft of stories and photos published by our journalists on our flagship publication, Food, Wine & Travel Magazine.

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