This is an example form of an academic writing, which is a research paper, as it includes an introduction, an overview of the topic discussed within the article and also a conclusion which wraps up any final thought. This article also inform the reader, providing non-biased facts and backing up claims with evidence.
And the last thing that define this article as an academic writing are Formal in tone and style which uses appropriate language and tenses, and is clear, concise and balanced.
This is an example form of a non-academic writing, which is a Trip Report. A non-academic writing’s language is usually informal, casual and may contain slang; it is mostly reader friendly and easy to follow. Most of the non-academic writing, written for the mass public. They are published quickly and can be written by anyone.