travel authors Archive

Begging for Permission vs. Making Things Happen

Here’s the kind of success story most people will tell you can’t happen. “I launched my self-published book in the first week of September this year. In just over two months,

An Interview with Chris Epting

I’ve got a special kinship with Chris Epting since one of his Perceptive Travel stories got into the anthology Best Travel Writing 2009: Let’s Spend the Night Together. This prolific writer

A Conversation with Tom Miller

This week, Kristin met with Tom Miller over coffee in Tucson, Arizona. Tom’s illustrious career has taken him on treks through the US-Mexico borderlands, Cuba, Latin America, Africa, and Europe, and

An Interview with Peter Mandel

Peter Mandel has spread his love of travel across generations: not only has he authored nine children’s books, he writes for the travel sections of such publications as The Washington Post

A Conversation with Rolf Potts

Rolf Potts has been called the “Jack Kerouac of the Internet Age,” and for good reason. His international travels have taken him hitchhiking across Eastern Europe, traversing Israel on foot, bicycling