The Importance of the P-word in Travel Writing

We could probably run a fun psychology experiment on what comes to mind when you see that headline above, but in this case the P-word is rather mundane: “persistence.” This spelling bee favorite was

A Conversation with Tonya Prater

Tonya Prater is the voice of  The Traveling Praters.  She is also a devoted wife and mom who dreams of living as a nomad.  Tonya started her blog The Traveling Praters while she was a full-time RV’er

A Conversation with Leslie Trew Magraw

As editor of Intelligent Travel, National Geographic’s daily content platform, Leslie Trew Magraw has one of the most enviable travel editor’s jobs in the country.  We caught up with her to find out how she landed

An Interview with Melanie Votaw

Melanie Votaw is a successful freelance writer working in several genres.  We caught up with her recently to find out how she got started, how she sustains her steady stream of work and what

A Conversation with Roger Wade

After several years as Content Director and lead writer for Bootsnall Travel Network, Roger Wade struck out on his own.   As the founder and editor-in-chief of,, and other websites, he provides practical