Back in December, I announced Heather T. as the winner of my round the world contest. A month into her journey, Heather shares some highlights (and low points!) of her experiences in South America so far. Find out what she’s been up to, and what her year ahead looks like.
Koh Phi Phi is one of the most popular islands in Thailand. But I hate it. It’s overdeveloped, expensive, and bursting with an overabundance of tourists. What was once a paradise has now become a shallow tourist trap. It’s for that reason that I don’t think I’ll ever go back.
While reading entries for my round-the-world trip contest, one theme came up time and time again: regret. There always seem to be two selves — the one we are and the one we imagine ourselves to be. But regret also gives us the power to make big changes in our lives.
Kristin Addis, our solo female travel expert, reminisces on the lessons she’s learned over the years as a solo female traveler — whether it’s the freedom of not having to answer to anyone else, or simply slowing down to enjoy the ride. Some lessons are only learned when you travel alone.
Staci was born with the rare medical condition known as Nager Syndrome. One consequence of Nager Syndrome is deafness, yet Staci has refused to let her condition interfere with her dreams of seeing the world. In this inspiring reader interview, Staci shares how she overcomes the obstacles in her way and manages to travel the world!
For a long time now, I’ve had a strong desire to organize a conference in conjunction with Superstar Blogging. Today, I’m excited to announce TravelCon, taking place in Austin, Texas, focused on writing, branding, business practices, marketing, video, and product creation!