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A Conversation with Photographer & Writer Laura Watilo Blake

Laura Watilo Blake has forged a career as an internationally published, award-winning travel photographer and writer. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, National Geographic Traveler, New Mexico Magazine,

An Interview with Kimberley Lovato

Kimberley Lovato left corporate America to become an award-winning travel writer and author. Today she talks to us about how she got her start as a freelancer, her recent Gold Solas Award and her

An Interview with Michael Buckley

Michael Buckley’s name has become synonymous with covering the unique beauty of Tibet’s landscape and culture, but he has also rappelled through the treetops of Costa Rica, hunted wildlife in Bhutan (with a camera),

A Conversation with Beverly Gallagher

Beverly Gallagher has worked as a freelance contributor for the travel section of the Central American publication, Tico Times, a hotel reviewer and country report updater for Northstar Travel Media and a hotel reviewer

Notes from a First-Time Attendee: What I Learned at NATJA

Two weeks ago, I attended my first NATJA Conference, which was held in Anaheim, California (a perk I shouldn’t forget to mention) and included over 100 travel writers and travel industry publicists. While I