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An Interview with Buzzy Gordon

Published on February 25, 2014 By Kristin

Buzzy Gordon knows how to travel–throughout his 35-year career, he has visited more than 80 countries and written for the likes of USA Today, National Geographic, and The Washington Post, as well as blogs like Totally Jewish Travel and Hotel Scoop. Today, Buzzy shares some of his insights on making it in the freelance writing profession and what […]

An Interview with T.W. Anderson

Published on January 28, 2014 By Kristin

T.W. Anderson is the Editor-in-Chief of Marginal Boundaries, a travel blog focused on independent immersion travel. Having traveled full-time since 2008, he has learned quite a lot about taking the idea of being a writer and making it a reality. In our interview today, T.W. talks about the hard work it takes to get a […]

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 Chris Backe

Published on October 22, 2013 By Kristin

Chris Backe’s writings and photographs have appeared in publications such as the Korea Herald and the Korea Times, and in addition to keeping his own blog, regularly contributes to a number of other travel blogs. His most recent book, “Weird and Wonderful Korea”, was recently self-published, and he’s working on his next book. He currently lives […]

From the Editor’s Mouth: Andy Murdock of Lonely Planet

Published on June 25, 2013 By Kristin

Andy Murdock has had a fascinating career: he is one part scientist, one part travel writer. With a PhD in Biology from UC Berkeley and as the U.S. Digital Editor for Lonely Planet, Andy is an excellent example of someone who found his way into writing in an unexpected way–by traveling to interesting places in […]