travel writer interviews Archive

A Conversation with Veteran Journalist, Margie Goldsmith

Margie Goldsmith has won 85 awards including SATW’s Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism’s Gold Award. She has hiked, cycled, paddled, climbed, run marathons, triathlons and adventure races and has been fluffed, buffed

A Conversation with Maine Travel Maven, Hilary Nangle

When Hilary Nangle, the Maine Travel Maven, dropped out of grad school to become a ski-and-whitewater bum—working at a ski resort in winter, for a kayaking and whitewater rafting company in

A Conversation with Meg Lukens Noonan

Meg Lukens Noonan is a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award-winning freelance writer. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Travel + Leisure, Coastal Living, Outside, National Geographic Adventure, Islands,

A Conversation with Doug O’Neill

“When I was a kid, I always fancied being a  bartender when I grew up because they always got the best stories,” says Toronto-based freelancer Doug O’Neill. “Somewhere along the line

A Conversation with Cindy Hirschfeld

Whether it’s skiing a volcano in Chile or covering public lands issues in Colorado, Cindy Hirschfeld covers adventures of all kinds for numerous publications. She is also the editor-in-chief of Aspen