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...]

Travel Writing 2.0: An Interview with Amie O’Shaughnessy

Continuing with our travel writer interview series over at Travel Writing 2.0, this week we've got Amie O’Shaughnessy--who just presented at the biggest travel blogging conference in, well, the whole world (this would be TBEX). Amie, the creator behind the popular luxury travel site for families, Ciao Bambino!, discusses what it takes to succeed in … [Read more...]

Travel Writing 2.0: An Interview with dobbernationLOVES

Though I couldn't make it to TBEX (for those of you who aren't travel bloggers out there, this is code for the "Travel Blog Exchange" conference and is kind of a big deal) because I was trekking through Borneo (oh, you know, the usual), in the spirit of the event, we're highlighting some of the keynote speakers and invited guests over at Travel … [Read more...]

Travel Writing 2.0: An Interview with Kate McCulley

Be sure to visit me this week on Travel Writing 2.0 to read my interview with the amazing Kate McCulley, the writer behind the popular Adventurous Kate travel blog. As someone who lives by the mantra "life's too short to have regrets," Kate has now been to over 30 countries and has made writing her blog her full-time profession. In our interview … [Read more...]

Travel Writing 2.0: An Interview with Jodi Ettenberg

Come visit me at Travel Writing 2.0 this week to catch my interview with the lovely Jodi Ettenberg, creator of the Legal Nomads blog. Jodi's also the author of The Food Traveler’s Handbook, a book that will help travelers find cheap, safe, and delicious food all around the world. In our interview, Jodi talks with me about the history of her blog, … [Read more...]