writer interviews Archive

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,

A Conversation with Robert Curley

Robert “Bob” Curley is a freelance travel writer working for a number of publications, notably Coastal Living, AFAR, Wedding Style magazine, and Business Traveller. He has spent many years covering Caribbean

Enter Ottsworld: A Conversation with Travel Nomad and Blogger Sherry Ott

Sherry Ott took a career break from her corporate job in her mid-thirties and never returned. Today—over 10 years later—she is a long term traveler, blogger, and photographer with one goal

Meet Claudia Tavani: Former Human Rights Attorney Turned Travel Writer

In 2013, Claudia Tavani decided it was time to live her dream rather than keep dreaming. She packed her backpack and went off to explore Latin America. She was inspired to