Be a Travel Journalist
Discover, Share, & be Rewarded (Shiga Prefecture, Japan)
JapanTravel (www.japantravel.com) aims to become the largest and most trusted reference website for travel to Japan, by creating content and a software platform that facilitates sharing and being shared.
JapanTravel is fast becoming the largest web database of English-language travel articles in Japan, and currently is Japan's only travel site to use a fully enabled English-language user reviews engine. Our goal is to create a massive database of more than 10,000 articles, photos, and videos, and to become the primary hub for travel information in Japan.
We are now inviting you to join us as a Travel Journalist for Shiga Prefecture, to share your passion about Japan's biggest lake: Lake Biwa and the region to the rest of the world, in your perspective. While introducing the "must DOs & must SEEs", show us the way to the unbeaten paths, hidden treasures, and local insights. You are the window for the world for this mysterious & facinating country.
What is in it for me?
Make use of your local knowledge
Make use of your language skills
Enjoy some travel experiences with our partners for free and write about them
Travel & visit interesting places & people
Earn points for getting air-tickets, hotel stays, & products from our sponsors
Internship opportunity, spice up your resume
Join us now, kindly email your resume, a self introduction explaining why you want to be a Travel Journalist to
Native level in one of these languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Thai.
Decent writing skill (Professional journalism is not required)
Love travelling & meeting new people
Living in or willing to travel to Shiga Prefecture
Good photography skill is a bonus
* There is no minimum workload, only contribute at your free time is perfectly alright.
Regular Contributor: Min. 350-word article in English and min. 3 related photos
Photo essay with a 60-100-word English introduction, 8 to 12 photos, and engaging captions
Min. 3 minute video in MP4 format, either in English or with English captions (coming soon)
Small products (food, drink, etc.) 500-1,500 pts
Restaurant meals 1,500-5,000 pts
Hotel rooms 2,500-25,000 pts
Brandname apparel 2,500-10,000 pts
International airfares 25,000-75,000 pts
For detail on Reward System see http://en.japantourist.jp/about/rewards
To signup as a Travel Journalist or internship, kindly email your resume, a self introduction explaining why you want to be a Travel Journalist to
WASABI Creation is the Regional Partner in Shiga Prefecture for Japantourist.