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Simonseeks announces October's competition winners

Simonseeks is thanking its writing community once again for the time and expertise they have given to the website. To also encourage new writers to contribute, Simonseeks is giving away £20,000 in travel writing prizes.

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

Congratulations to the winning writers! Please see a list of our winners below. Click on their profile picture or guide title to read their guides and be inspired.

Adam Ruck Adam Ruck - Mürren, Switzerland: a dash of ski history under the Eiger

Alexandra Mackenzie Alexandra Mackenzie - Iquitos, Peru: my Bruce Parry moment

Alice Alech - Mad about Martinique

Amanda Statham - Bagging bargains in New York

Brendan Harding - Altamira: step back in time in northern Spain

Catherine Weakley - Ste-Foy, France: on the way up… but still off-piste heaven

Cathy Wood - Whistler, Canada: a ski resort for Olympians (and kids)

Charlotte Howells - Perfect powder in Fernie

Chris Howard - Moscow: like nowhere else on earth

Colin Baird - Lismore: a truly enchanting Scottish island

Daniel Jones - Aberdovey: real Wales without the crowds

Dave Watts - Aspen, Colorado: the best ski resort in the United States

Elizabeth McInnes - Wildlife and wilderness in Tasmania

Jane Batchelor - Coober Pedy: literally Down Under

Julia Dickinson - Mexico: Cancun with four teenagers in tow

Keri Muller - Eating and drinking in Cape Town

Kevin Hughes - Tranquil Tobago: welcome to paradise

Kim Vernon - Winter in Budapest

Laura Dixon - Spain’s best-kept secret: Tarifa

Lee Cobaj - Acapulco: bringing back the glamour

Lee Marshall - Bed, breakfast & Italian chic: five great locandas in Venice

Natasha Edwards - Small romantic hotels in Paris

Norman Miller - Elche: Costa Blanca gem

Rachel Youlton - The Rio thing: samba for free at a Lapa street party

Simon Ball - Paris – An Ernest Hemingway bar crawl

 

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Community comments (2)

Horray! When do we get our prize?

Thank you Simonseeks editors for the lovely £200 prize - a really nice surprise and great encouragement to keep writing...I think I'll put my win towards a holiday...