Come Join Us for the Women in Travel Summit!

What could possibly be better than spending a weekend in a gorgeous city with 300 smart, influential, incredible women? (I'll wait while you think about it). Probably not much. So, then, I'm super excited--and humbled, and nervous, and all the good stuff that comes with the anticipation of an upcoming trip--to announce that I've been invited to do … [Read more...]

Why I Travel

I've noticed that a lot of travel bloggers lately are writing and sharing posts specifically dedicated to "why they travel." Check out any travel blog--you'll see what I mean. Not surprisingly, a lot of them offer anecdotes of heartbreak, boredom, apathy, curiosity, and a desire to see the world (the usual suspects). And it makes sense--readers … [Read more...]

Writing Lesson: Is This Tucson…? Or Is This…?

This week's post is the first in a series of reflections on writing lessons. Based in part on my experience working with writing students as well as my own experience as a traveler and writer, I hope these pieces inspire you to take a journal or laptop outside and write your heart out! - Kristin Whenever I talk with my students about writing … [Read more...]