Visit Cambodia: The Journey of Developing a Website

When someone wants to travel out of the country, what’s the first step they take? Besides putting money in a jar to fund the trip, most people being by researching where they might like to go—perhaps by going to Trip Advisor or Lonely Planet, or just by Googling the country they’re thinking about. If using the last option, they are likely to come across the tourist-focused website that a country already has established, but what if their official website is confusing and difficult to find information on? This was a problem I encountered when looking at Cambodia’s official tourist site, so I decided to create a site that readers would find helpful, informative, and easy to navigate. Continue reading a Travel Blog

For my capstone project, I chose to do something I’d wanted to do for a very long time: start a travel blog. The idea was to combine my skills in writing and photography with my passion for travel. Going in, I had plenty of content ideas, lots of pictures from my journeys, and even a domain name I’d bought about a year earlier with the intent of starting my travel blog. I knew I wanted to integrate skills I’d developed as a Comm student, such as web developing, WordPress, and social media marketing. Continue reading