international

November 5, 2015

Costa Rica’s Little Drummer Boy Welcomes The Gringos

Note: The following is an excerpt from the forthcoming travel memoir, Talking Tico.   Despite the research, casual reading, following local news and boning up on […]
November 3, 2015

New Faces in Travel Writing with Carol Cain of Girl Gone Travel

Carol Cain, the award-winning travel and photography blogger of Girl Gone Travel, chats with Joe about her career in travel writing, getting more diversity in the […]
October 29, 2015

NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH, GAME ON

Readers might recall my intention to turn my year in Costa Rica into a travel memoir. You see, there isn’t much in the way of travel literature […]
October 27, 2015

ADVENTURES IN ROMANIA AND HOW TO STAY OBJECTIVE IN TRAVEL WRITING

Laura Watilo Blake of Far Flung Travels returns to talk with Joe about her recent trip to Romania, previous travels through Jordan, and how she balances […]
October 20, 2015

CHASING HARVEST FROM NEW ZEALAND TO FRANCE WITH RYAN GIBBONS OF MARE ISLAND BREWING CO.

Ryan Gibbons left college and went looking for himself out in Northern California. Eventually he got into the wine business and followed his boss’ advice to “chase harvest” […]
October 15, 2015

A Trip Along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way In County Donegal

Recently I had the privilege of working with Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland on checking out The Wild Atlantic Way, specifically in northwestern County Donegal with a […]