Daily Archives: July 5, 2002

Wanna Be a Travel Writer? A few places to get your feet wet…

Christine, a Travelers’ Tales editorial assistant, and all over fun loving yet ambitious travel lover, has packed up her belongings in the office and is readying herself for her long awaited rtw trip. I really admire her vision of adventure—Christine has been saving all her bday, holiday and grandparent money […]

Newsies, newsies, newsies

While we’re on the subject of newsletters — you want ’em, I got ’em! Sign up here for lots of great travel writing newsletters: BootsnAll.com: Newsletters that inspire travel (Daily Dose), inform on regional destinations (Regional), and offer practical and affordable resources for RTW trips (Round the World Ticket Watch, […]

Don’t wait…the eloquent version

The Travelers’ Tales July newsletter is out, and Publihser James O’Reilly relates what I was talking about in “Indpendence Day” to travel: “One cannot divine nor forecast the conditions that will make happiness; one only stumbles upon them by chance, in a lucky hour, at the world’s end somewhere…” Willa […]

Independence Day

Along the same songlines as the modern men that claim they shouldn’t do diddly for the women in their lives on Valentine’s Day…that it shouldn’t be just once a year, and that love is an every day gift….well, so I sing a similar song to the 4th. Every day is […]