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A Conversation with Geraldine DeRuiter

Published on October 7, 2014 By Kristin

Geraldine DeRuiter is the voice behind the Everywhereist, consistently ranked as one of the best travel blogs out there. In our interview today, Geraldine and I discuss how she learned the mechanics of blogging, why she doesn’t take sponsored trips, and what advice she has for traveling with a spouse (spoiler: it references a classic […]

A Conversation with David & Veronica James

Published on August 5, 2014 By Kristin

David and Veronica James set out to “break the empty nest rules” after their kids left home and haven’t looked back since. They started their blog, Gypsy Nester, and have their first book, Going Gypsy, coming out in February 2015. In our interview today, David and Veronica talk about finding the courage to start their […]

Summer Round-Up: Best Travel Writing Advice So Far This Year

Published on July 22, 2014 By Kristin

As we reach the halfway point of 2014, we couldn’t help but go back through many interviews we’ve conducted so far this year 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 us insight into how […]

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 […]

A Conversation with Charlene Peters

Published on May 13, 2014 By Kristin

Charlene Peters has been a freelance writer for the past twenty years–and has seen a lot of changes to the travel industry during that time! From the Boston City Guide Examiner to Gatehouse Media, Charlene has worked for a number of travel and media publications and has recently shifted a lot of her energy into […]