Amanda Pressner is best known by the quasi-pseudonym she shares with two of her closest friends: The Lost Girls. Pressner, along with co-authors Holly Corbett and Jennifer Baggett blogged their journey at LostGirlsWorld.com which has become an online hub for savvy female travelers thirsting for adventure. Upon returning home, they signed a book deal and over the summer, their joint-travelogue The Lost Girls: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour Around the World. was published by Harper Collins.
With BootsnAll set to make the next call for writers for our Travel Writers Platform, we thought we’d check up on each of the first five and ask them to share some of their favorite gems of road-worn wisdom. Amiee, Brooke, Christine, JoAnna and Nellie are five fascinating women—each with a different take on what makes travel so special.
This week, with An Irreverent Curiosity, hitting bookstores in paperback, David Farley made time to share his travel philosophy with BootsNAll.The title of his book, An Irreverent Curiously, could just as easily serve as its author’s byline. Farley is the epitome of the smart travel writer—engaging readers with both his sense of place and his urge to get the whole story.
Last weekend's Travel Blog Exchange conference was all about learning - from experts in the industry, from those who've been writing for decades or blogging since the medium's inception, and from peers making their own way in the community. Of all the points made throughout TBEX, these are the ones that I found the most useful.