Author Archives: Ash Bhardwaj

About Ash Bhardwaj

A storyteller, travel writer, journalist and film-maker. I am a regular contributor to Huffington Post, The Telegraph and the Sunday Times Travel Magazine. I spent much of 2013 working on Walking The Nile, Levison Wood's attempt to walk the world's longest river. I founded Digital Dandy, a video storytelling company, in 2012 to produce content for brands and businesses.

PR, City Unrulyversity and Influencer Marketing

  As someone who writes travel articles for newspapers and magazines, I’ve learned to navigate the world of PR.  Basically, a company gives you something for free, in the hope that you will write about it, giving them exposure.  In … Continue reading

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Improve Your Presenting Voice

We don’t often put a lot of thought into speaking, but the growth of audio content has made us more aware of our voices.  A poor presenting voice can be distracting, whilst a good presenter brings content to life and lifts it off … Continue reading

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A Moveable Feast: A Lesson in Writing From Nobel Prize Winner Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway is best known as a novelist, but he started his career in journalism. For some time he was based in Paris, travelling Europe and writing for the Canadian newspaper The Toronto Star. It was here that he developed … Continue reading

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What I Learned From Interviewing James Hilton of AKQA

Back when I attended every networking event I could find, I saw a talk by Ajaz Ahmed, one of the founders of media agency AKQA.  AKQA is one of the most respected and successful agencies of the last decade, producing work … Continue reading

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The Creative Heritage of Paris: An Article I Wrote for Etihad

  In 2013 I visited Paris to do some research about the city’s heritage, and the personalities that lived there. I discovered some remarkable stories about Paris’s creative past, and how it echoes in the city today. Check out the article below. … Continue reading

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Doing Digital Properly: Top Tips From BBC Worldwide’s Alex Ayling

Today, anyone can broadcast through platforms like YouTube. With amateurs producing incredible content, and organisations like Vice creating films specifically for online broadcast, where do traditional broadcasters like the BBC fit in? Continue reading

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Buddhist Festival in Ladakh

In the summer of 2015 I visited Ladakh for the first time.  It’s like nowhere else in India, as the barrier of the Himalayan range means it is both dry (because it’s in the rain shadow) and culturally distinct. The … Continue reading

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