An evolving resource of international English-language markets which may be open to approaches and ideas from new writers, and UK and US markets covering overseas countries. Some additional useful resources are also supplied. Additional market recommendations always welcome – please leave a comment or contact me through my website

European Markets

Barcelona Week (Spain)

Calle Pelayo 52, 1ero 2nda, 08001 Barcelona, Spain. Lena Wiget, Managing Editor:
Barcelona’s “alternative newsweekly”, written in English and Spanish. Aims to cover the “b side” of Barcelona to provide readers with a true inside perspective into the city. Length: 800 – 2,000 words depending on topic.

Central Brittany Journal (France)

History, towns, countryside, nature, traditions, lifestyle.

European Journal (Germany)

Online quarterly celebrating the diversity and uniqueness of the European continent. Considers submissions, in English or German, for various sections including travel, food and wine, history, art and news. Informative, casual and entertaining. Pay: EUR25 – 50 upon acceptance for articles and accompanying digital photos and EUR15 for reprints.

Euro Weekly News (Spain)

Weekly english newspaper for mainland Spain and Mallorca.

Expatica (Europe)

Online web resource for expats across Europe, featuring news and features on property, travel, employment, health, family and expat lifestyle. Guidelines here and editorial policy here.

Expatriates Magazine (France)

Lifestyle, family, entertainment, health, culture, education, language.

The Florentine (Italy)

Bi-weekly covering news, events, culture, politics, business, travel, food, sports and more, in and around Florence.

FR2DAY.COM (France, Monaco)

Culture and lifestyle in southern France / Marseilles / Monaco.

French Entree (UK)

Travel, property, lifestyle, food, wine.

French Property News (UK)

Monthly magazine entirely focusing on French property, including locations, success stories, building, real-life, legal issues etc. Pay: £100 per 1,000 words. 

German Life (US)

A bi-monthly magazine written for all interested in the diversity of German culture, past and present, and in the various ways that North America has been shaped by its German element. Cultural, historical, social, and political events. Occasionally covers Austria and Switzerland too. Length: Up to 1,200 words. Longer pieces considered at the Editor’s discretion. Smaller pieces appropriate for a sidebar or one of the magazine’s departments should range between 300 and 800 words. Book reviews average 250 to 300 words. Pay: USD300-500 for feature articles, USD100-130 for reviews and short pieces, and up to USD80 for fillers.

Hidden Europe (Germany)

‘The Europe that rarely gets a mention in travel pages’

In Madrid (Spain)

Free English-language monthly magazine covering the best of Madrid’s art, culture and entertainment for foreigners and Spaniards alike. Distributed throughout the city on the 1st of every month. Articles should have a particular focus on Madrid’s cultural events. Length: 1,000 to 1,600 words. Send ideas for articles and a CV. Pay: Euro20-50.

Italia! (UK)

Glossy monthly covering property, travel, food, wine, culture and people.

Italian America (US)

Quarterly magazine produced, published, and distributed by the Order Sons of Italy in America. News and features on issues of national importance to Italian Americans, newsmakers in science, medicine, government, law, academia and business, trends in modern Italy. Looking especially for articles on American Italian women. Pay: $350.

Italy (UK)

Online magazine devoted to all things Italian. Cities, food, destinations, profiles, crafts, culture, sport, language. Pay: £100 per 1,000 words.

Languedoc Sun (France)

People and places and events.

The Portugal News (Portugal)

Portugal’s weekly weekend newspaper in English.

Soltalk (Spain)

Monthly free magazine for the Costa del Sol’s expats. Spanish and local news, entertaining news from the UK and around the world, articles on finance, health and alternative medicine, recipes and cocktails, articles on local events. Length: 100 words to 1500 words.

Sur in English (Spain)

English site for southern Spain.

The Inland Magazine (Spain)

The Costa Blanca’s favourite free magazine! – featuring local reviews and news.

Additional Resources:
Become an Expat Writer
Writers Abroad

Asian Markets

A good list of Indian magazines with links can also be found here.

You might also find some openings at The Asian Writer’s opportunities page

Action Asia

Biking and surfing adventures in Asia and Australasia.

Asian Geographic Magazine

Conservation, environment, nature, culture.

Alive Magazine (India)

Politics, issues, sport, business, lifestyle, men’s interests. Also short snippets related to “a political event, religious and social evils, gimmicks, social drama worth reporting, children, employment, leadership, education, sports, technology, disease and human aid, marriage, trade, bribery, cars, development in a certain sector, related with the economics of the areas, short interviews (3-4 hard hitting questions), or something which you feel should be published in the interest of readers”. You can submit work here – but check terms and conditions first, or specify what you are offering when you get in touch.

Expat Living (Singapore)

House and garden, life and family, property, travel, wine and food, health, leisure.

Femina (India)

Relationships, cookery, health, interviews, beauty, fashion.

Himal Southasian (Nepal)

Monthly journal spanning Southasia. Reportage, analysis, opinion, interviews, reviews – politics, economics, culture, history. Pay: US$50-100.

Infinithoughts (India)

Relationships, life and living, philosophy, interviews, family, humanity, spirituality, religion, science.

Life Positive (India)

Holistic and spiritual living.

Little India (US)

Articles and features “on overseas Indians worldwide and stories of interest to this community”.

Money Today (India)

Business, banking, insurance, tax, careers, funds, real estate.

Reading Hour (India)

Essays, writing, stories.

Woman’s Era (India)

Fashion, cookery, interviews, relationships, wellbeing.

Additional Resources:
Hong Kong Writers Circle

African Markets

African Writing

News, interviews, memoirs, essays, profiles, fiction, poetry. Unpaid.

Africa Today

People, events, issues.

Drum Magazine (Kenya)

Society Magazine.

Home & Living (East Africa)

Home, garden and lifestyle.

Parents Magazine (Kenya)

Editor: Eunice Mathu, St. Michael’s Road, Off Church Road, Waiyaki Way, Westlands, Nairobi P.O. Box 50795, 00200 Kenya. Email
Monthly magazine for parents. Articles 300-1500 words.

Small Medium Enterprises Today (Kenya)

Business, entrepreneurship, finance, personal development, customer service, banking, property, marketing.

Travel Africa

Travel, safari, wildlife, health, music, people.

True Love, East Africa (Kenya)

Beauty, fashion, health, cooking, religion, features of women of achievement, cultures and careers of women, parenting skills, book and entertainment reviews, vacation spots and restaurants, letters to the editor, anecdotes, relationships.

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