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Is Instagram Killing Travel?

This “Instagram killing travel” article was originally commissioned by a major magazine, but was vetoed by the editor’s boss before publication and I received a kill fee. Two other print editors expressed an interest,

An Interview with Tammilee Tillison

I recently met the woman behind Tammilee Tips after the TBEX North America conference, when we were on a post-trip together in lovely car-free Holbox Island, off the Yucatan Peninsula. After fishing, snorkeling, and

An Interview with Lucas Aykroyd

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

A Conversation with Amie O’Shaughnessy

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

An Interview with Stacey Wittig

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