Digitizing Mountain Travel in Nepal.
Himalayas 2.0 is a Dream: A Dream to create a new version of the Himalayas. As it stands now, if you try planning a trek to the Himalayas, it is challenging to find up to date and accurate information. Also, despite the sizeable amount of money trekkers spend in Nepal, guides, lodge owners, and porters still save so little.
What if we could bring all of the information on the Himalayas in an openly and freely accessible place so that you could run a trek on your own easily? Also, what if there were a way for trekkers to connect directly with local service providers like lodges, guides, and porters?
Himalayas 2.0 is the beginning of that dream. A more Transparent, Safer, and Empowered Himalayas.
Specifically, through Himalayas 2.0, we will
For this, HoneyGuide needs passionate people who believe in this dream! So through the ‘Travel and Get Paid’ campaign, we are looking for Adventurous Content Writers and Videographers who can trek to the Himalayas and create kickass content to promote the potential destinations of Nepal.
HoneyGuide is a technology company that believes men and mountains should meet more often. Specifically, here is What you will do as an adventurer:
> TRAVEL to the trekking destination of their choice. [ALL EXPENSES PAID]
> Write Content for our ‘Trekking in Nepal’ App (if you are a content writer) or Create 2 Videos (if you are a videographer) about the destination as per our specification after field visit.
> GET PAID NPR 50,000 each after the final project handover. (You can apply as a duo of Content Writer and Videographer as well!)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 30, 2019Jump to: Content Writer or Videographer
STEP 1: Share a photo from your trek on Facebook/ Instagram with a pitch on why you’d like to apply for Himalayas 2.0 (Not more than 500 characters). Include 2 hashtags: #himalayas2point0 #digitizingmountaintravel [Facebook likes/ interaction has nothing to do with the selection process. However, 10 applicants with the highest Facebook likes/interaction in their post will win HoneyGuide T-shirts as well]
STEP 2: Fill the Google Form below
STEP 3: After reviewing the resume and pitch, HoneyGuide will shortlist candidates for each Trekking Destination. Then, we will give you a Pre-Assignment to gauge your research and writing skills. Your selection will purely be based on this assignment! [Providing relevant resources and important local contacts is on us!]
STEP 4: The Winner thus selected will get the chance to Travel to the field, Write and Get Paid! [P.S. Even if you aren’t chosen for Himalayas 2.0, we have paid blog writing assignments lined up for good writers.]
Please fill the google form below to Apply!
STEP 1: Upload your Best Video (Not Exceeding 5 minutes) on Google Drive/Dropbox.
STEP 2: Fill the Google Form below by including your video link.
STEP 3: After reviewing the Videos and Google form, we will share your videos on HoneyGuide’s Facebook page (within two days from the deadline) and run a Facebook Voting contest. The Winners for each destination will be selected based on 85% (Judges Votes) and 15% (Facebook Votes) [We’ll announce the name of the Judges and more details on Facebook voting soon] (Top 10 winners from Facebook Voting will win HoneyGuide T-shirts.)
P.S. We will also do a second round of Video Competition among the ‘Destination Promotion Videos’ made after the field visit, and ONE FINAL WINNER will win a Grand Prize! (More Details Soon)
So what are you waiting for? Fill the Google Form and Apply now!