Kelly Amabile

Job Lead:, an online channel for NBC, is looking for a travel editor to produce and edit content for the travel section. Other responsibilities include staying updated with the latest travel news, producing and editing special projects, and promoting interactives. For more information, see Mediabistro’s Job Board. To apply, send resume […]

Follow Up: Wend Magazine

informative post about Wend at the beginning of the year. Since it just launched and we both like the magazine’s concept, I decided to do a follow up post. Wend Magazine is an adventure travel magazine with a West coast focus. What does wend mean? To go one’s own way. […]

Travel + Romance

Travel + Romance. An equal blend of the extremely popular The Knot and Travel & Leisure, the magazine gives readers a look at destination weddings, honeymoons, and exotic trips. The Sping/Summer 2006 issue features include 30 Dream Destinations, Beach-Friendly Wedding Gowns, and Far-Flung Weddings. Editorial departments features include luxury weddings, […]

Interview in Transitions Abroad

Transitions Aboard interviewed Jen for their July/August 2006 issue. Jen talks what drew her into travel writing, her future plans, and the inspiration behind her latest humor book, What Color is your Jockstrap. But, I particularly loved what Jen said about her first international trip to Hong Kong and the […]

Job Lead: Citysearch & EuroCheapo

The European travel website, is seeking an editorial intern until August. Responsiblities include fact-checking, copy-editing, writing content, and more. The pay is a low $25 per day, but the job offers the right person an opportunity to build clips and gain experience. To apply send a cover letter and […]

Town & Country Travel, Budget Travel, Travel & Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, and National Geographic Traveler — to name a few. And, besides studying style and tone, keeping updated on the hottest destinations, and reading insightful articles, I also receive those magazines to keep updated on the comings and goings […]

July Travel Writing Workshops

Writing Travel Guidebooks INSTRUCTOR: Jay Cooke DATE: Monday, July 17 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m LOCATION: Chancellor Hotel, San Francisco COST: $55 ($40 for Avant Guild members) Early Bird Special ends July 9th. DETAILS: Learn the ups and downs of guidebook writing, including details on different guidebooks, how to […]

Follow up: World Hum’s Top 30 Travel Books

Last month, in celebration of their five year anniversary, World Hum, with the help of Rolf Potts, Thomas Swick, and Michael Shapiro, reviewed the top 30 travel books of all time (see previous post here). Curious about the opinions of noted travel writers, Rolf Potts inquired, via email, Pico Iyer, […]

July Author Appearances

Lea Aschkenas, author of Es Cuba: Life and Love on a Illegal Island Sunday, July 23, 7:00 pm Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA Love is the operative word in journalist Aschkenas’s intimate, detailed memoir of 10 months spent exploring life in Cuba—love for a young Cuban man whose devotion largely […]

Job Leads: Budget Travel & Seal Press

Here’s a few more job leads to keep you busy this week. Budget Travel Magazine, a subsidiary of Newsweek, Inc., is looking for a features editor to assign, write, and edit stories, oversee projects, represent Budget Travel, and make media appearances. Oh, but wait! Don’t just send your resume. The […]