Travel Writing Contest for Women
Grand Prize winner: Rebecca Myers for Missing the Best Shot
Adventure Category winner: Maureen Fisher for Tale of the Toilet Frog
Food Drink Category winner: Jan DeGrass for Toasting the Tuscan Kitchen
Passion Category winner: Sarah Katin for The International Expiration Date
Spiritual Category winner: Shara Johnson for My Only Prayer
Have a thrilling tale to tell? A story that pulls on heart strings (or zip-line cords)? We have four categories this year in our 6th annual WanderWomen Write Travel Writing Contest (for women). Submit your story under Adventure, Food Drink, Passion, or Spiritual.
How to win
The Grand Prize winner can invite a friend on this 6-night stay at the Westin Golf Resort Spa in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica, which includes two $600 airfare vouchers from Expedia. Read more about this luxury trip for two.
Each of the four category winners will receive a TORQ carry-on bag from Briggs Riley.
Professionals from the world of travel writing will decide the top story in each category as well as one Grand Prize winner. Judges include:
About the Westin Golf Resort Spa
Located steps from the beach, the all-inclusive Westin Golf Resort Spa, Playa Conchal on the Pacific Ocean shores of Costa Rica has everything you could ask for including two outdoor pools, on-site dining at any of the 7 restaurants, ocean views, golf.
Starwood’s first all-inclusive resort, the Westin Golf Resort Spa sits amidst lush forest in the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica on Playa Conchal. The resort is set on nearly 2,500 acres, featuring multiple swimming pools, gardens, tennis courts, a championship golf course, numerous restaurants, a spa, and more. Notable nearby attractions include Flamingo Beach, Brasilito Beach, Penca Beach, and Las Baulas de Guanacaste National Marine Park.
The hotel’s spa features a hydrotherapy Jacuzzi pool, private indoor cabins for treatments, and an extensive menu of body and facial treatments. Each of the 400+ spectacular guest rooms come equipped with a plasma TV, minibar, iPod docking station, a living room with couch, and either a balcony or terrace.
Tell Your Friends!
Forward this page to other WanderWomen to let them know about this incredible opportunity to enter this travel writing contest and to win this 6-night stay at the Westin Golf Resort Spa, including two $600 vouchers for airfare on Expedia.
For more information about the contest: