Travel Writing 2.0 book Archive

What’s Your Excuse for Not Succeeding?

I’ve been talking to other travel writers since “travel writing” meant you had to write for magazines or guidebook companies. Then I’ve been talking to travel bloggers since I launched the

An Interview with David Nikel of Life in Norway

David Nikel moved from the UK to Norway in 2011 to pursue riches in the ICT industry but ended up taking the much more challenging path of freelance writing. Despite living

Reconnecting with Gary Arndt

In October 2006, Gary Arndt started a blog in preparation for his upcoming trip around the world. Then in 2007, he sold his home, packed up and hit the road as

Meet Travel Blogger Howard Blount of Backroad Planet

Howard Blount is founder and editor of Backroad Planet, a road, river, and rail travel website. He has traveled internationally since boyhood and lived abroad in Mexico, Chile, and Paraguay. Now

A Conversation with Kathy Chin Leong

Kathy Chin Leong is a three-time award winning journalist. Her articles have appeared in numerous publications including Sunset Magazine, Working Woman, TravelAge West, Bay Area Parent Magazine, the Los Angeles Times,