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An Interview with Don George

Published on February 10, 2015 By Kristin

Don George wrote the book (literally) on travel writing. His book, The Lonely Planet Guide to Travel Writing, is the top-selling book on the craft of writing compelling travel stories. Don is also the editor of seven literary travel anthologies and recently started editing Words and Wanderlust, a new long-form narrative column at BBC Travel. […]

A Conversation with Pam Mandel

Published on July 8, 2014 By Kristin

Pam Mandel has done a beautiful job blending her day job of technical writing with her passion for writing and blogging about travel. She blogs at Nerd’s Eye View, has freelanced for some of the most important publications in the industry, and co-founded Passports with Purpose, a group that raises money for worthy causes that […]

A Short History of Bookstores (and Why Authors Love Amazon)

Published on August 14, 2013 By Tim

It’s the best time in history to be a book buyer or a book author. For a bookstore owner, not so much. In fact it’s kind of a treat when you can find a bookstore now, especially an independent one. It’s something to be savored, like stumbling upon an independent music shop or a natural […]

An Interview with Matt Kepnes

Published on April 23, 2013 By Kristin

 Matt Kepnes is Nomadic Matt – writer and owner of the popular travel blog of the same name. After a RTW trip in 2004, he decided to build a budget travel blog that would help other travelers save money and build their itineraries. In our interview, Matt talks to me about the difference between being […]

An Interview with Maliha Masood

Published on April 16, 2013 By Kristin

Maliha Masood, the author of  Zaatar Days, Henna Nights, recently published her second book, Dizzy in Karachi, a travel memoir about returning to her homeland in Pakistan as a woman to reconnect with her past. It’s a beautiful meditation on Maliha’s connection to her Pakistani heritage and a fascinating coming to terms with her childhood […]