Travel Blogger of the Year 2020 | Where’s your favourite place on Earth?

Do you have a favourite place on Earth?

Maybe it’s where you first set foot in a tropical rainforest, your senses overwhelmed by the rich life around you. Maybe it’s a dive site where you could spend hours exploring a reef. Or maybe it’s a special place in nature close to home that brings you joy.

Wherever your favourite place on Earth is, Travel Blogger of the Year 2020 is your chance to receive a big career boost by entering this place as a short story!

Designed to give bloggers and writers the recognition they deserve, the competition seeks stories that raise awareness about our planet’s incredible places and people, and help explore our connection with nature and each other through ethical travel.

Travel Blogger of the Year will award a total of 12 Winners and Runners Up with international promotion and recognition, plus over $13,000 in prizes, including 3 pairs of SWAROVSKI OPTIK binoculars, 12 trips of a lifetime (in Panama, Romania, Peru, Costa Rica, USA, New Zealand and more), training courses, career boosts from Conservation Careers and more!

All entrants will receive international promotion with links to their site / social media, a badge to display, and an invitation to join a growing global community of eco-bloggers to benefit from future opportunities.

A panel of 17 internationally-renowned judges – including Dr James Borrell, Ed Drewitt, James Lowen and Lucy McRobert – will determine the winners of he Judges’ Choice Awards. There will also be Readers’ Choice Awards, voted for by anyone.

The competition is run by Terra Incognita, a social enterprise that believes in the power of ethical ecotourism and storytelling for positive change.

In 2018 their Wildlife Blogger of the Year competition engaged over 24,000 people from across the globe, attracted nearly 100 entries and built a community of talented eco-bloggers while raising awareness about wildlife and nature travel.

How to get involved in Travel Blogger of the Year 2020

To enter Travel Blogger of the Year 2020, all you need to do is submit a story about your favourite place on Earth in 800 words or less.

The competition is open to anyone 12 years of age and over in Youth (12-18) and Adult (19 and above) categories.

To enter, simply visit and submit a story by 31st December 2019. You’ll be giving your career a big boost while helping to raise awareness about our planet’s incredible places and people.

If you have any questions or problems, please email

Travel Blogger of the Year 2020 is generously sponsored by the following organisations


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