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An Interview with Janice Waugh

Published on November 18, 2014 By Kristin

Janice Waugh, the voice behind the Solo Traveler blog and the Solo Traveler’s Handbook, talks to me in our interview today about how she went from personal blog to public community–and where she hopes to go from here. Enjoy! Janice, you started Solo Traveler after realizing that your personal blog was quickly going public. After […]

A Conversation with Shannon O’Donnell

Published on November 13, 2014 By Kristin

Shannon O’Donnell is an advocate for grassroots volunteering and slow travel.  In addition to being recognized as Traveler of the Year by National Geographic last year, she recently published The Volunteer Traveler’s Handbook and writes for her blog, A Little Adrift. In our conversation today, Shannon and I discuss her consulting and public speaking work […]

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 […]