Frequently asked questions

What's a travel tip?
A travel tip is a post sharing advice or important information that travelers might find useful. You can find examples in the travel tips page.

Who writes travel tips on Triptipedia?
Travel tips are usually written by locals, travelers or tourism professionals.

Can I write a tip on Triptipedia? What are the requirements?
Anyone can write a tip on Triptipedia. There are no requirements regarding the author, only regarding the content of your travel tip. Your tip must contain actual advice and follow a few specifc rules.

Why should I write a travel tip on Triptipedia?
For two main reasons. First, to share your knowledge with travelers who might need it. And secondly, to gain extra exposure. Your biography or description will get displayed along with each tip that you write and you can share your website and social networks in your public profile page.

How many tips can I write?
As many as you want, there is no limit, as long as your tip contains actual advice and follows the rules.

What is the minimum word count for a tip?
The minimum is 200 words.

How do I write a travel tip on Triptipedia?
If you don't have an account already, click on the "Join" button on the menu to create one. Then click on "Add a tip" and start writing!

What is a tag? Which tags should I put in my travel tip?
A tag is a keyword or a phrase that helps categorize and find your travel tip more easily. Here are some examples: Mexico, Museum, Border crossing, Solo female, Italian, Boat... You can find plenty of other examples on the explore page.
When creating a tip, try to find accurate tags that relate directly to your content. In any case, the moderator validating your tip will help you set relevant tags.
Since all content on Triptipedia relates to travel, it is not necessary to add "Travel" or "Traveling" to your tag. Use "Solo" instead of "Solo travel" or "Paris" instead of "Traveling in Paris" for instance.

How many tags should I add to my travel tip?
As many as you want, as long as they are relevant. It usually means around 4 or 5 tags, but if your travel tip addresses a lot of topics, it can go up to 9 or 10.

My English is not very good, can I still write a travel tip?
Yes, our validation team will take care of fixing mistakes for you.

I just submitted a tip, why is it not on the website yet?
To fight spam, tips must be approved by our team. This process usually takes a few hours.

Do I absolutely need an image or a picture to create a tip?
No, but we strongly encourage you to upload at least one picture to your travel tip (button in the editor). If you don't upload any, the moderator taking care of your tip may add a public domain image. If you don't have any pictures, you can use the following resources to find public domain ones:

Can I re-use my own blog posts on Triptipedia?
Yes you can, as long as you are the original author. We don't require exclusive content.

Can I create a tip on a similar topic of an existing one?
If you are not copying it and you feel that you can add something, then yes. Best tips get usually more "likes" and have better exposure on the website.

Is the travel tip still mine after I submitted it?
Yes it is. Our conditions state that you give us the right to use it (to display it on the website for instance), but it's still yours. You are free to delete your travel tips at any time (go to your tips and use the trash icon).

Where can I see my saved tips?
In your account under the "saved tips" tab.

Someone submitted content (text or image) that's mine, how do I get it taken down?
To report a copyright infringement, please read our dedicated page for this matter.