guidebooks Archive

An Interview with Leif Pettersen

If you’ve ever been to Eastern Europe, Italy, or Spain and touted a Lonely Planet guidebook in your luggage, you were probably traveling–in a small way–with Leif Pettersen. Having just finished

An Interview with Robert Reid of Lonely Planet

As the U.S. Travel Editor for Lonely Planet, Robert Reid–who is also a writer and blogger himself–knows the ins-and-outs of the travel industry! In this interview, he talks about how he

A Conversation with Michael Luongo

Michael Luongo’s award-winning travel writing earned him the 2011 LGBT Journalist of the Year for the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association and the 2010-2011 Grand Prize in Travel Journalism Award

From the Publisher’s Mouth: Bob Sehlinger of Menasha Ridge

Bob Sehlinger is a trifecta of talents in the travel writing industry: not only is he a writer (he has written 27 guidebooks!), he’s also editor and publisher of Menasha Ridge

From the Editor’s Mouth: Grace Fujimoto of Avalon Publishing

Want to be a guidebook writer for Moon Travel Guides? Grace Fujimoto is the person who will tell you if you’re the right person for the challenge. Grace, the acquisitions director