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An Interview with Dalene Heck

Posted by on December 16, 2014 at 12:53 am

Dalene Heck is half of Hecktic Travels, a blog that chronicles the adventures of Dalene and her husband, Pete, as they travel around the world. In our interview today, Dalene shares with me how she and her husband got started in travel writing and where she sees the future of travel media. Enjoy! Dalene, you’ve […]

A Conversation with Shannon O’Donnell

Posted by on November 13, 2014 at 12:51 pm

Shannon O’Donnell is an advocate for grassroots volunteering and slow travel.  In addition to being recognized as Traveler of the Year by National Geographic last year, she recently published The Volunteer Traveler’s Handbook and writes for her blog, A Little Adrift. In our conversation today, Shannon and I discuss her consulting and public speaking work […]

A Conversation with Shelly Rivoli

Posted by on October 21, 2014 at 2:23 am

Shelly Rivoli started her website, Travels with Baby ten years ago (hard to believe!). Since then, she’s changed a lot of diapers–on four continents, in fact–and learned a lot about traveling with babies and small children along the way. In our interview today, Shelly tells us a little bit about her book, about getting her […]

An Interview with Tammilee Tillison

Posted by on October 14, 2014 at 2:40 am

I recently met the woman behind Tammilee Tips after the TBEX North America conference, when we were on a post-trip together in lovely car-free Holbox Island, off the Yucatan Peninsula. After fishing, snorkeling, and sharing golf cart taxis, I asked her for some travel blogging advice to share with the Travel Writing 2.0 readers. We […]

A Conversation with Geraldine DeRuiter

Posted by on October 7, 2014 at 12:48 am

Geraldine DeRuiter is the voice behind the Everywhereist, consistently ranked as one of the best travel blogs out there. In our interview today, Geraldine and I discuss how she learned the mechanics of blogging, why she doesn’t take sponsored trips, and what advice she has for traveling with a spouse (spoiler: it references a classic […]