2024 July Featured Journalist of the Month: Eugenia Lazaris

Eugenia Lazaris is a freelance travel writer and editor based in Southern California. She is a graduate of the University of La Verne with a degree in psychology, but her passion is in travel and exploring the world’s nooks and crannies. Her lifelong love of travel has taken her to nearly every state and 20+ […]

July 2024 Featured Destination: Visit Jacksonville

If you had to sum up Jacksonville in a nutshell, it would be a boiled peanut: a secret recipe, an unexpected delight, a reason to pause instead of passing through. Yes, we have 22 miles of beaches, year-round sunshine, world-class museums, and all the extras you’d expect from a city our size, but Jacksonville offers […]

2024 July Featured Journalist of the Month: Rich Warren

Columbus, Ohio-based travel writer Rich Warren travels the country and the world looking for offbeat and off-the-beaten-path stories. He is a graduate of the Elf School of Reykjavik and can tell you what the Amish wear to the beach in Florida! Credits include Saturday Evening Post, National Geographic, Fodor’s.com, AAA World, AAA Explorer, Garden and […]

2024 June Featured Journalist of the Month: Alice Ford

Alice is a passionate world traveler, conservationist, and explorer rooted in storytelling, writing, and filmmaking. Growing up in the woods of New Hampshire, Alice has always had a love for nature, animals, and adventure. From a very young age, she had the joy of experiencing some of the world’s most special and beautiful places, starting […]

2024 June Featured Journalist of the Month: Michael Mucci

To take people along the exploration journey, globetrotters Michael Mucci and Kati Weiss bring the ultimate thrill with their travel blog, “Live Fun Travel.” Having toured 70 countries across six continents, Michael and Kati showcase their love for new experiences. However, their story extends beyond exploring different locations; they are deeply committed to promoting awareness […]

June 2024 Featured Destination: Visit Big Bend

The Big Bend of Texas is home to a few remarkable communities: Marathon, Study Butte, Terlingua, Lajitas, and Big Bend National Park. The communities offer services, amenities, and entertainment for all types of travelers with accommodations running the range from convenient and comfortable to resort luxury. A variety of outdoor activities are also available like […]

May 2024 Featured Destination: San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau

Say farewell to worry and stress and say hello to the mellow island vibe, a temperate year-round climate, and long, lazy hours of doing just what you want. Count on temperatures around 70° in the summer and 40° in the winter. A happy confluence of weather systems also accounts for the high level of air […]

2024 May Featured Journalist of the Month: Rose Palmer

I believe that life is a patchwork of experiences. I am a retired PhD chemist with a lifelong passion for travel, photography, and quilting. I love learning about and sharing the unique cultural and scenic aspects of the places I visit. I am always on the lookout for unique experiences and like to focus my […]

April 2024 Featured Destination: Discover Newport

A visit to The Classic Coast—nine vibrant and historic towns all sharing some seriously prime New England coastline—is both everything you expect and enjoyably unpredictable. This is a place and a people made of surf and soul; raised by the ocean and built by eccentric and outspoken rebels some 300-plus years ago. If you’re looking […]

2024 April Featured Journalist of the Month: Liz Beatty

Liz Beatty is an award-winning feature writer, broadcaster and podcaster. She’s won NATJA honours for work in all these media.  Liz also won the 2020 Gold Lowell Thomas Award for Radio Broadcasting. And North Americana took both 2020 Gold and Silver Lowell Thomas Awards for Best Podcast. Liz had been a regular contributor to National Geographic […]

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