Travelers’ Tales


Feels Like a Monday at Travelers’ Tales

I rolled into the office in Palo Alto this morning around 11:30 after dealing with a dead car battery. I gave James the Heisman hand instead of a hug, like he usually does to me when his ribs are broken. After saying good morning, he exclaimed: “I feel like I’m […]


Travelers’ Tales in the Spotlight

I know, they’re always in the limelight with me, but lots is going on. The new Best Travel Writing 2005 is out, we got a stellar review in ForeWord including some quote time for me, Michael is doing more events with Pico Iyer, and James was on a Gadling podcast. […]


Travelers’ Tales Moves to Palo Alto

Today is moving day. San Francisco to Palo Alto, CA. There is so much work to do book-wise, packing-wise, and then practically as an aside…editing-wise, that it is difficult for me to feel any sentimentality about this. I’m in get-things-done mode. But everyone who has spent time in these offices […]


NEED: Cover Photo for The Thong Also Rises

Hey everybody, just in case you have anything…we are in need of a photo to use on the cover of The Thong Also Rises. For you perves just tuning in, this is a women’s humor book. You can check out our previous two book covers online, Sand in My Bra […]


This is a guest post by Michael Shapiro. Grey skies and an election hangover didn’t dampen the mood at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Books on Thursday night as Euro-travel expert Rick Steves joined me (Michael Shapiro) to promote “A Sense of Place.” Steves, author of the Europe Through the Back Door […]