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Simonseeks announces competition winners

Simonseeks has enjoyed an overwhelming interest from writers which has helped us to build our content quickly and publish guides on an extensive range of destinations. To thank our writers for the obvious time and expertise they have given, and to encourage new writers to contribute, Simonseeks recently announced £20,000 in travel writing prizes. Take a look at my previous blog.

We have now chosen this month’s winners and will continue to offer cash prizes, totalling £5,000 per month, to writers between now and the end of December. All guides submitted to the site will qualify for entry.

Congratulations to this month’s winning writers! Please see a list of our winners (in no particular order) below. Click on their profile picture or guide title to read their guides and be inspired.

Anthony Peregrine
Lyon's share of good times

Annie Bennett
Gastro bars in Barcelona

Tim Scrafton
St Anton: pure Alpine adrenaline

Denise Tench
Reeled in by Tsukiji fish market

Victoria Brown
Drink beer and eat for free in Granada

Chris Stokel-Walker
A walk through literary Paris

Rebecca Wicks
Five-star Dubai on a budget

Allie Reynolds
Barcelona's brilliant!

Jane Cotter
Verona: the 10-step city guide

Gilly Pickup
24 hours in Salzburg

Gail Casale
Live like a local in Palm Beach, Florida

Mike Martin
Brussels: a surreal weekend with Magritte

David Tolley
The Venice Biennale

Sadhbh Warren
Romance Down Under: Sydney for couples on a budget

Robert Butt
Raise a glass to Prague's anti-stag pub crawl

Lisa Pollen
Classic Cotswolds country escapes

Julie Kershaw
Liverpool's top 10 attractions

Fleur Kinson
Out on a limb in Italy

Belinda Archer
Affordable Aspen

Mary Novakovich
Foodie heaven in Nice

Beate Oera-Roderick
Seeing in the New Year in style in Vienna

Rachel Murray
Beautiful Banff will take your breath away

Philip Errington
Taormina: a marriage made in heaven

Poorna Shetty
Flying solo in the Maldives

Marilyn Z Tomlins
The magic of Mont Saint-Michel

 

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Community comments (3)

It's great having been chosen as one of the first winners. Thanks! I enjoyed writing that article on Mont Saint-Michel.

This is fantastic news and I'm proud to be classed alongside some fantastic guides. I've emailed details to Robert Thompson but haven't heard anything back yet.

Hi Chris. Congratulations again! Robert has been on annual leave this week and you should hear from him on his return.