5 Must See Destinations In 2023 with National Geographic Travel Senior Editor Amy Alipio (Plus Learn How To Successfully Pitch Nat Geo)

What destinations are on your list of places to visit in 2023? 

Today I am joined by the senior editor for National Geographic Traveler, Amy Alipio, to talk about 5 of her favorite destinations from Nat Geo’s Best of the World 2023 List.

With a career 20+ year career at National Geographic, Amy provides an insider perspective on how the publication upholds integrity and creates great stories.

Writers and Photographers take note because she also shares expert tips for how to pitch a story that stands out giving you the best chance to get your work into Nat Geo.

If you are currently manifesting which destinations to visit next, you will not want to miss this episode. Amy shares her favorite destinations from the categories of family, adventure, culture, nature, and community, she also gives insight into how to tell a great story, the process National Geographic uses to curate content, and so much more. 

Which of these destinations have you added to your bucket list? I’d love to hear what they are and hope you will share them by sending me an audio message.

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Tune In To Learn:

  • What motivated Amy to attend college abroad and what it taught her
  • How Amy’s personal travel style differs from work trips
  • Highlights from 20+ years as a travel writer
  • What sparked Amy’s love for traveling
  • The process National Geographic uses to curate great travel content
  • How to create a unique story and find your voice as a writer
  • Advice for creating a pitch that Nat Geo will actually read
  • The responsibilities of modern travel journalism today and exciting e
  • Where to go to get a meal cooked by natural Hotsprings
  • The lesser-known but equally breathtaking alternative to Machu Pichu
  • Which country you should visit with the whole family
  • What destination do you need to visit if you love history
  • The Canadian province that emphasizes and respects community
  • Highlights from 10 years recording Zero to Travel
  • And so much more
Zero to Travel -5 Must See Destinations In 2023 with National Geographic Travel Senior Editor Amy Alipio (Plus Learn How To Successfully Pitch Nat Geo)

Dozens of waterfalls plunge down the green volcanic slopes of the Azores, Island.
Photograph by Marco Bottigelli, Getty Images


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