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A Conversation with Erin Bender

Posted by on March 18, 2014 at 12:27 am

High-school sweethearts Erin and Josh decided to embark on a one-way journey around the world in 2012–and they haven’t stopped yet! Their blog,, which started out as a way to communicate with friends and family, has steadily grown over the past two years into one of the premier family travel blogs. In our interview, […]

A Conversation with David Lee

Posted by on February 4, 2014 at 12:26 am

David Lee launched Travel Blog Success in 2010, a membership-based community where he helps educate travelers on how to start and promote their own blogs. David also runs, a popular travel blog for backpackers and independent travelers. His success in the travel industry is both admirable and exciting, as he has learned how to […]

The Best Travel Writing Advice We Got This Year

Posted by on January 3, 2014 at 2:02 pm

As we ring in a new year of writing, blogging, and traveling, we couldn’t help but go back through the nearly 50 interviews we conducted in 2013 to see where we’ve been and where we’re going. The travel industry is changing (there is no doubt about that!), and these writers, editors, and publishers have given […]

A Conversation with Nancy D. Brown

Posted by on December 26, 2013 at 12:31 am

As a young girl, Nancy grew up around horses. Because of her deep love for all things equestrian, her personal traveling motto has become “What better way to see the world than from the back of a horse?” Nancy obtained a degree in journalism in order to combine her passion for horses with writing and […]

Talking Travel, TBEX, and Tesla With Kim Mance

Posted by on December 17, 2013 at 8:28 am

Kim Mance and I were recently panelists together at the NATJA convention talking about how blogs are valued and how to make one valuable. I tracked her down afterwards to expand on some of the things she mentioned there while telling her story and giving good advice. The only thing she couldn’t answer was…what’s taking […]