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An Interview with John Lee

Published on May 27, 2014 By Kristin

In addition to have written 20+ guidebooks for Lonely Planet, John Lee knows the freelancing business: since 1999, he has published in over 125 newspapers, guidebooks, and online publications. His credits range from The Boston Globe to The Los Angeles Times to US Airways in-flight magazine. Today, John talks to us about transitioning from English […]

The Best Travel Writing Advice We Got This Year

Published on January 3, 2014 By Kristin

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 […]

An Interview with Jennifer Miller

Published on September 17, 2013 By Kristin

Jennifer Miller is the second-half of the alternative education blog, Edventure Travel, where she and her husband chronicle their adventures traveling with their children. After doing their initial voyage and deciding they wanted to make globetrotting with kids their livelihood, they have now been blogging for the past 5 years. In our interview, Jennifer talks […]

A Short History of Bookstores (and Why Authors Love Amazon)

Published on August 14, 2013 By Tim

It’s the best time in history to be a book buyer or a book author. For a bookstore owner, not so much. In fact it’s kind of a treat when you can find a bookstore now, especially an independent one. It’s something to be savored, like stumbling upon an independent music shop or a natural […]

An Interview with Maliha Masood

Published on April 16, 2013 By Kristin

Maliha Masood, the author of  Zaatar Days, Henna Nights, recently published her second book, Dizzy in Karachi, a travel memoir about returning to her homeland in Pakistan as a woman to reconnect with her past. It’s a beautiful meditation on Maliha’s connection to her Pakistani heritage and a fascinating coming to terms with her childhood […]