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A Conversation with Cindy Fan

Published on February 5, 2013 By Kristin

Cindy Fan is a Canadian expat living in Laos. She is a freelance travel writer and photographer who writes for outlets like The Toronto Star and she blogs at somanymiles.com. In our interview today, Cindy talks with us about how living abroad has helped her writing, how she got into freelancing, and what she hopes […]

A Conversation with Regina Winkle-Bryan

Published on October 25, 2011 By Kristin

Regina Winkle-Bryan and Kristin, our assistant web editor, met over lunch–and a conversation about their shared love for Spain–at NATJA a few weeks ago. While they talked mostly about paella, Las Ramblas, and Spain’s fiery spirit, they also talked writing. In addition to freelance writing for a number of publications, Regina co-runs a terrific blog […]

A Conversation with Karen Fawcett

Published on March 1, 2011 By Kristin

Karen Fawcett is THE French expert, having lived, worked, and traveled in France for the past 22 years. In addition to writing about French destinations, getting the “in” on what to do, see, and eat, her writing deals with the nitty-gritty details of living in France as an expat. Having launched and owned BonjourParis.com for […]

A Conversation with David Farley

Published on September 21, 2010 By Kristin

David Farley is not your typical travel writer.  For one, his newest book, An Irreverent Curiosity: In Search of the Church’s Strangest Relic in Italy’s Oddest Town, is a travel memoir about the search for Jesus’ foreskin.  His dog is named Abraham Lincoln, and he’s a self-proclaimed “awesome dancer.”  Farley has written extensively on the […]

A Conversation with Rory MacLean

Published on September 7, 2010 By Kristin

Rory Maclean, the author of UK bestselling books Stalin’s Nose and Under the Dragon, knew travel writing was his gig-of-choice since childhood.  The kind of kid who spent his free time constructing cardboard-and-crayon atlases, Rory has found a lifelong love for places both imaginary and real.  From holding travel writing workshops to writing about the […]