Yearly Archives: 2003


I Love it When I’m Wrong…

…when it goes in my favor. I’ve been wrong twice in the past 24 hours and for this, I’m pleased. One, I was hesitant about getting excited about my trip to Ireland for New Year’s. Ok, I wasn’t looking forward to it at all. Mostly because I thought I’d be […]


Panties Deadline Extended

I've had a few emails come in requesting extensions on the Panties deadline, and of course you can still turn in your stories. Please send them to submit at travelerstales.com (in the normal email format), instead of to my personal email address. And if this is all news to you, […]


Happy Holidays!

Big thanks to everybody who reads WrittenRoad.com, has supported the Sand In My Bra cause this year, and sends their well wishes whether I’ve met you in person or not. Here is the email I sent to my friends, and I’d like to send the same warm greetings to you.


Those Comment Boxes Work

In my search for all things Belgium, I came across a dynamo of an inflight magazine. Red Hot. Where does it fly? Anywhere Virgin Express flies. Naturally I wanted to know how to submit. But they didn’t have any online guidelines. The only contact information was in the shape of […]


Who Loves Luxury?

Expedia is looking for a “Manager of Content Services, Expedia Luxury.” I have some of those required qualifications, but I won’t be applying. I’d rather keep building on that list. The experience they want looks fun to attain. Especially the part about travel brochures. And online editorial experience.


TT: A Woman’s Europe

Though the deadline has closed on TT: A Woman's Europe, you have a tiny bit of breathing room if you still want to submit. Here’s what James told me the other day. >>Re AW Europe, only accepting still if the stories are about Germany, or some of the smaller or […]


Alive and Blogging

Bus Crashes in Belgium Near French Border; 11 Dead I seriously doubt that anyone I know reads the news this closely, but just in case I'm fine and working away. It's 11pm and I’m all over the web looking for stuff for my Hotel Chatter work. I found this on […]


British Guild of Travel Writers

If you have some spare time… Rather, if you’re procrastinating… Check out the British Guild of Travel Writers. They have a links page that will keep you busy for days! And if you’re researching media industry contacts, check out their database. I know you can’t get the exact contact info […]


ActivePursuits.com

Well, well, well. Lookie here. ActivePursuits.com I once had visions of doing the kinds of adventures these folks do. I was 22. It didn’t last much longer than buying a pair of Adidas Adventure sandals. But hey, we can contribute writing and photography even if we’re not this extreme. Er, […]