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Bylines w/ Taipei Times + in-flight mags (EVA Air, Philippine Airlines, Scoot, SilkAir, Hong Kong Airlines). I grew up in 10 countries on 4 continents. danayter@gmail.com

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The Freelancer

How a Summer with Artists in Taiwan Taught Me to Be a 'Real' Reporter - Contently

Travelers say the journey is more important than the destination. Although getting the scoop is the ultimate goal of every journalist, as I found out firsthand, interesting journeys and quirky people make the best stories.

Travel couple article
The Freelancer

Mishaps, Misadventures, and Mistranslations: Blogging about Intercultural Relationships - Contently

I’ve rounded up three vivacious storytellers to ask them about insights on running successful blogs about intercultural relationships and living abroad.

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The Freelancer

I'm a Traveler and a Writer, But I Have a Serious Problem With Travel Writing - Contently

Traveling is supposed to help make people more open-minded and aware, but a lot of travel writing has achieved quite the opposite.

Nypl photo credit huffington post article
The Freelancer

Poking Our Heads Outside the Cave: Why Academics Should Freelance - Contently

“No one will take you seriously as an academic.” Ever heard this before?