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+ […]

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: 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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

2024 March Featured Journalist of the Month: Ivan Quintanilla

I am a freelance travel writer living in New York. My articles have been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic, EDGE Media Network, Out Traveler, and New York Magazine, among others. I am also the founder of TravelingIQ.com, a travel blog covering leisure and LGBTQ+ travel. I am a member of […]

2024 March Featured Journalist of the Month: Judi Cohen

Judi Cohen (Traveling Judi) is an award-winning Travel and Cruise Writer, Photographer, and Social Media Personality. Cohen has traveled to 95+ countries to photograph and write about small-ship cruising and off-the-beaten-path travel. She trained as a Health Coach and Luxury Travel Concierge following her retirement as a corporate executive in Transportation, Engineering, and Infrastructure. 1. […]

2024 February Featured Journalist of the Month: Tracey Teo

Tracey Teo is a freelance travel writer based in Evansville, Indiana. A Kentucky native, she loves immersing herself in the culture of her home state and the rest of the American South. She’s covered everything from Kentucky Derby history to Mardi Gras for BBC Travel, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Star Tribune, the Dallas Morning News, […]

2024 February Featured Journalist of the Month: David Nikel

British-Norwegian travel writer with a focus on Scandinavia and the cruise industry. Author of Moon Norway and Moon Oslo travel guidebooks. Senior contributor for the travel section of Forbes.com, writing about Scandinavia and the cruise industry. Publisher of www.lifeinnorway.net, a major English language website, podcast, and YouTube channel about Norwegian culture, lifestyle and travel. 1. […]

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