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A Conversation with Lavinia Spalding

Published on May 8, 2012 By Kristin

I first picked up Lavinia’s beautiful book, Writing Away, a few years ago after I returned with a suitcase of journals from my travels in Colombia. Five years later, I finally got the chance to sit down with her last month at the Tucson Festival of Books and talk about writing–something I’d been wanting to […]

A Conversation with Laurie Gough

Published on November 29, 2011 By Kristin

Laurie Gough is the kind of writer who is redefining women’s travel—she isn’t afraid to jump into adventure or try something totally out of her comfort zone. She’s drunk hallucinogenic kava, befriended strangers waiting for the full moon to rise, lived in hollowed-out trees, ridden motorcycles with Hell’s Angels wannabes, and been devoured by bedbugs. […]

From the Editor’s Mouth: Larry Habegger of Travelers’ Tales

Published on August 23, 2011 By Kristin

This week, we are thrilled to present Larry Habegger, executive editor of the coveted Travelers’ Tales publishing company and one of the brains behind the acclaimed The Best Travel Writing series, launched in 2004 to celebrate the world’s best travel writing from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers. Founded in 1993, Travelers’ Tales has […]