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Guest Posts

Journey to design is happy to publish guest posts about travel destinations, travel tips or travel stories with a focus on design.

Guest posts will also be promoted on a number of social media networks.


The guidelines are:


* unique content only

* I reserve the right to decline or edit the content if it doesn’t meet the standards of quality

* a couple of nice photos per piece (max width 1000 pix) would be nice. Landscape is preferred as it works better with the site’s layout. 

* One portrait photo for Pinterest would be perfect.

* all photos have to be your own and by sharing them, you disclose all rights to Journey to design.

* Author bio: 3-5 sentences about yourself, including one link to your blog site, Facebook or twitter.



If you're interested please eMail me ( ) or use the form above with a link to your page and an idea what you're planning to write about. is a blog about traveldesign and architecture. The most popular posts are:

Helsinki Lights: the finish capital rocks hundreds of light installations throughout the city.

(tags: EuropeFinlandlight design)

The Helsinki Abattoir: developing a hip new place to be in a discarded abatoir.

(tags: EuropeFinland)

Subway Hafen City Universität: Light installation in a new built subway station in Hamburg.

(tags: EuropeGermanyHamburglight Design)

Potato Head Seminyak: a stylish and well-designed beach club in Seminyak, Bali.

(tags: AsiaIndonesia, Restaurants)

Le Pirate Nusa Ceningan: a beach club and resort on a small island close to Bali, designed with lots of love. (tags: AsiaIndonesiaHotel)

Street Art Walk Hamburg: discovering hidden masterpieces of street art in Hamburgs Sternschanze, Karoviertel and St. Pauli. (tags: EuropeGermanyHamburg)

Salon Wechsel dich Hamburg: a cafe with a special design concept, located in Hamburg Grindelviertel.

(tags: EuropeGermanyHamburgRestaurants)

Zeche Zollverein or: Getting overly excited about escalators: an industrial complex with several inspiring buildings in Essen. (tags: EuropeGermany)

Does yoga make be a bad Designer?: Could my yoga practice make me too weak for real life?

(tags: EuropeGermany)

A love letter: my feelings for one of my favourite buildings in Hamburg: the Elbphilharmonie

(tags: EuropeGermanyHamburg)

 A café like a wedding cake: Herr Max in Hamburg: a beautifully designed café selling beautifully designed cakes (tags: EuropeGermanyHamburg, Restaurants)

A secret tunnel in Hamburg: taking a walk through Alter Elbtunnel in Hamburg (tags: EuropeGermanyHamburglight design)

A design hotel for a hostel budget: Superbude St.Pauli: a beautifully designed hotel in Hamburg (tags: EuropeGermanyHamburgHotel)

Hungry for Design: Hamburg: featuring the restaurants Bullerei, Marend and Witwenball in Hamburg (tags: EuropeGermanyHamburg, Restaurants)

Riga Central Market: about the architecture of the biggest market in Europe, found in the Latvian capital (tags: EuropeLatvia)

Riga Haunted House Walk: discovering all kinds of art nouveau in Latvia's capital

(tags: EuropeLatvia)

The view over Latvia - Jurmala observation tower: discovering modern architecture in traditional Latvia (tags: EuropeLatvia)

What to do around Riga – A walk through Jurmala: a visit to an adorable beach town in Latvia

(tags: EuropeLatvia)

Amazed and freaked out: The hill of crosses in Lithuania: a visit to an impressive landmark in Siauliai, Lithuania (tags: EuropeLithuania)

Love at the second sight: Siauliai Lithuania: visiting a city more beautiful than you might think 

(tags: EuropeLithuania)

How living in a van in New Zealand changed my life: Guest post about how staying in a van in New Zealand for a year changed Skeeter's life (tags: NewZealandGuestPost)

Hungry for Design - Hamburg Part II: featuring Alpenkantine, Altes Mädchen and Elbgold in Hamburg (tags: EuropeGermanyHamburg, Restaurants)

Lazy ass boat tour through Hamburg: discovering some of Hamburg's best architecture while sitting on a boat (tags: EuropeGermanyHamburg,)

A walk through Hamburg St. Pauli by day: a photo tour through Hamburg's most exciting area (tags: EuropeGermanyHamburg,)
Liebster Award, baby! Can I call this blog award-winning now? (tag: travel)

Exploring Hamburg by Vespa: a tour through Hamburg with a Vespa by Jaano (tags: EuropeGermanyHamburg,)

Ten architects and designers to follow on Instagram: Finding inspiration for architects and designers on Instagram (tag: Inspiration)

To plan or not to plan your trip: Are you a planner or do you just hop on a plane? (tags: travelinspiration)

Coming home to London Broadway Market: coming back to my favourite market in Hackney, London fields (tags: EuropeGreatBritainInspiration)

Getting spoiled at Crowne Plaza Berlin: a girls weekend at Berlin City Centre (tags: EuropeGermanyHotel)

Kraftwerk and Neue Heimat: Two industrial locations in Berlin to keep an eye on (tags: EuropeGermany)

Street Art impressions from Berlin Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain: a walk through Germany's capital (tags: EuropeGermany)

Sisterhood of the world bloggers award: whoop! Another travel bloggers award (tags: travel)

Future flowers in Milan by Libeskind: discovering an installation at University Statale's courtyard (tags: EuropeItaly)

The church of bones in Milan, San Bernadino alle ossa: exploring the church of bones in Milan, Italy (tags: EuropeItaly)

Fondazione Prada and MUDEC: Two new museums in Milan for architecture lovers: admiring the work of OMA and Chipperfield in Italy (tags: EuropeItaly)

Expo Milan: 5 pavilions you have to see (and 3 more you can skip): two days at one of the largest exhibition in the world (tags: EuropeItaly)

Architecture love in Amsterdam: the atrium at Rijksmuseum: Exploring the newly renovated Rijksmuseum (tags: EuropeNetherlands)

Cooling down in Bangkok at Lumphini Park and BACC: What to do in the heat in Bangkok (tags: AsiaThailand)

Exploring Koh Tao by Scooter: Three tours through one of Thailand's most beautiful islands (tags: AsiaThailand)

Relaxing at AliSea Boutique Hotel Aonang: two days in Aonang to bring me back to health  (tags: AsiaThailandHotel)

Exploring the Phi Phi Islands: a day of island hopping and snorkelling in Thailand (tags: AsiaThailand)

Cast away on Koh Lipe: relaxing in a private bungalow on Thailand's southernmost island  (tags: AsiaThailandHotel)

Street Art in Tonsai Bay: I did not expect to find Street Art on a tiny peninsula in Krabi, Thailand! (tags: AsiaThailand)

Colours of Penang: Exploring Georgetown, Penang and its colours (tags:  AsiaMalaysia)

Street Art with random people in Penang: People interacting with murals in Penang, Georgetown (tags:  Asia, Malaysia)

The old and the new Railway Station in Kuala Lumpur: Eastern and Western Architecture at it's best  (tags:  Asia, Malaysia)

Views from the Yangon Circular Railway: Driving through Myanmar's old capital by train (tags:  Asia, Myanmar)

Newsflash: Mandalay isn't horrible : what to do in a (fun) city everybody seems to hate (tags:  Asia, Myanmar)

El Nido in Style: Staying at SPIN Designer hostel, the fanciest hostel in town (tags:  Asia, Philippines)

Wreck diving in Paradise with Two Seasons Coron: Exploring the wrecks at Coron Bay (tags:  Asia, Philippines)

Paradise found at Two Seasons Coron: busy on a private Island (tags:  Asia, PhilippinesHotel)

A tour through the Philippines for visual people: the best beaches, the whitest sand, the most puppies (tags:  Asia, Philippines)

Z hostel: Hip in Manila: staying at Z Hostel, a cool and cozy design hotel in Metro Manila(tags:  Asia, PhilippinesHotel)

Life in Manila's South Cemetery: visiting a family living in a graveyard in Manila (tags:  Asia, Philippines)

French and Lao Design at the Putaxai Victory Monument in Lao's capital Vientiane (tags: AsiaLaos)

Getting crafty in Luang Prabang: taking a weaving class in Lao's capital (tags: AsiaLaos)

Falling in love with Laos in Luang Prabang: finding the peace I was looking for in Laos (tags: AsiaLaos)

French architecture memories in Hanoi: dreaming of Paris while strolling through Vietnam's capital (tags: AsiaVietnam)

Shopping and architecture at Phnom Penh Central Market: Exploring Phsar Thmei in Phnom Penh (tags: AsiaCambodia)

How to do a day trip from Hong Kong to Macau (for the architecture, not for gambling) (tags: Asia, Hong Kong)

Coming home to Yim Huai Khwang Hostel in Bangkok, Thailand (tags: AsiaThailandHotel)

What to do in Hamburg when it's raining (tags: EuropeGermanyHamburg)

Murals in Hamburg at Frauen Freiluft Galerie (tags: EuropeGermanyHamburg)

Inspiration from Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone in Milan 2016 (tags: EuropeItaly)

Chinese Hutong Architecture in Beijing (tags: AsiaChina)

Street Art impressions from Athens: exploring the capital of Greece (tags: EuropeGreece)

Salty on Milos: Staying at Salt, a beautiful design hotel on Milos(tags: EuropeGreecehotel)

Milos for beach bums: Exploring the islands's best beaches (tags: EuropeGreece)

Two days in Santorini: An itinerary for the most famous Cycladic island (tags: EuropeGreece)

Artsy in Amsterdam: Visiting the Banksy exhibition at Moco (tags: EuropeNetherlands)

Street Art at Millerntor Gallery 2016 in Hamburg (tags: EuropeGermanyHamburg,)

Itinerary for travelling South East Asia for four to six months (tags: AsiaThailandMalaysiaMyanmarLaosVietnamPhilippinesCambodiaHong Kong)

Ten things to do in and around Bucharest: What to do in the Romanian Capital (tags: EuropeRomaniaGuestPost)