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Three Small Questions This New Year

Happy New Year all! Here at Written Road we may be separated by oceans, mountains and a few thousand miles, but our goals are the same: to become better writers, editors and tell the wonderful stories associated with travel. So as 2008 comes to a close and 2009 begins, I […]


Scarce Posting

Sorry about the scarce posting over the last few weeks, looks like both Nick and I have been swamped with different things. I’ve been wrapping up things here in Madrid before I leave for Dubai to spend 3-weeks with my family; I haven’t been home in 18 months. My brother […]


Trying To Be A Travel-Writer: My Story So Far…

One of our recent posts here stirred up many comments and thoughts. Although I assure you we’ve never meant to be impersonal, some of the commenters have expressed that this site lacks a personal touch, and many often ask for Jen. Unfortunately, as Nick has mentioned, Jen has retired from […]


My New Digs: Brooklyn, New York

I am now officially a Brooklynite. About two weeks ago I relocated to Greenpoint, in the northwest corner of Brooklyn. It’s a mostly Polish community, but has recently seen an influx of hipster types escaping the Manhattan-like rents of nearby Williamsburg. My wife and I were actually expecting to land […]


Learnings from 2007, Writing Goals for 2008?

Last year was a big writing year for me. An awfully disorganized one, but a big one nonetheless. I continued writing for Gridskipper; did a short stint at globorati; and began writing here, for Vagablogging, for Gadling, for European Vibe and for Map Magazine. Other than European Vibe, for which […]


Merry Xmas!

Just wanted to check in and wish all you guys a very Merry Christmas from us here at Written Road! As for me, working from home updating numerous blogs is hard and is taking its toll. It’s difficult to ever switch off because you keep wanting to get things written. […]