travel

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 26, 2015

TRYING THIS NETWORKING THING AT TBEX

Tomorrow I hop on a plane for Fort Lauderdale to attend the 2015 North American TBEX Convention. What in God’s name is that? Well, I’ll let […]
October 22, 2015

Parking Wars: A TV Show That Really Exists

Recently I was traveling in Ireland when I came across the reality show Parking Wars. Struck by its existence, I jotted these notes down following my […]
October 21, 2015

HOW TO BECOME A TRAVEL BRAND

Originally published at MatadorNetwork.com. MUCH HAS BEEN MADE of the dos and don’ts of pitching a publication. Know who you’re pitching, know the style, be thorough […]
October 21, 2015

MATADOR: 15 STEPS TO LANDING YOUR FIRST PRESS TRIP

1. Start local. Some friends, even other writers, seem to think I started out by one day waking up and deciding I’d go on a two-week […]
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” […]