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An Interview with Lucas Aykroyd

Published on July 1, 2014 By Kristin

I love something that Lucas Aykroyd says in our interview today: “Delivering good features that aren’t stock fare opens doors.” He would know: he’s written for the likes of National Geographic Traveler, The Washington Post, and The Toronto Star. In our interview today, Lucas talks about life as a freelance writer, why you should be […]

A Conversation with Amie O’Shaughnessy

Published on June 4, 2013 By Kristin

Amie O’Shaughnessy, who spoke at TBEX last week, talks to us today about creating her popular luxury travel site for families, Ciao Bambino! and what it takes to succeed in social media in a contemporary digital landscape. (She also offers some tips on how to travel with kids–great advice for any family summer traveler). Check […]

An Interview with Stacey Wittig

Published on June 26, 2012 By Kristin

Stacey Wittig, who goes by the moniker Vagabonding Lulu, is an award-winning journalist who dishes on everything from girlfriend getaways to the best hiking spots. She’s also an avid user of social media and makes it a personal goal to tweet at least three times a day. In this interview, Stacey and I talked about […]

FAM Trips: Tips and Tricks While On the Road

Published on June 5, 2012 By Kristin

Planning your first press trip? I just planned mine, thanks to the help of the Taiwan Tourism Bureau, and I’ve got a lot to share! (I have learned, for instance, that lugging around a suitcase for every possible occasion possible is probably not the brightest idea, but I’ve also learned that asking to take people’s […]

A Conversation with Sheila Scarborough

Published on September 6, 2011 By Kristin

Sheila Scarborough, who has written for the likes of National Geographic Traveler and the Perceptive Traveler blog, is one of the go-to professionals for training, teaching, speaking and consulting at the intersection of travel, tourism and social media. In 2008, she joined the blogging world and co-founded, along with Becky McCray, Tourism Currents, an online […]