It’s all too easy to daydream about jaunting across Europe and chronicling your adventures on the road. So, stop imagining, and get writing, because wants to send 3 aspiring travel writers on the ultimate European road trip this summer.

If selected, you will be flown from your country of residence to Berlin, Germany, where you will spend 2 days at the very first World Nomads Travel Writing workshop under the mentorship of veteran Lonely Planet author and industry mentor, Alex Leviton.

After the workshop, you will head off solo on a 10-day European road trip, travelling around thanks to GoEuro and staying in top accommodation with Hostelworld each night.

During your road trip, you will be tasked with capturing your daily adventures on your World Nomads blog and sharing your local experiences on Instagram.

The winners and shortlisted applicants will also receive enrollment into a MatadorU travel writing course.

To enter, all you need to do is submit your best travel essay - plus convince judges why they should send you.

Applications close May 15, 2014 at 2pm (AEST). To learn more and apply, click here.

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About World Nomads is a travel services company that’s in the business of helping independent travelers stay safe and stress-free on the road. It provides global travel safety products and services to travelers from over 150 countries around the world. From great value travel insurance, travel safety advice, language guides and free online travel journals, provides the tools to keep clients travelling safely. All clients can donate to a community development project when purchasing travel insurance through the Footprints Charity program. is backed by a suite of strong, secure, specialist travel insurance companies. For more information please visit

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Ellen Barone has been creating words and images for travel and tourism since 1998. She co-founded and publishes the group travel blog and is currently at work on her first book "I Could Live Here".