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Avatar for Jed StaffordBonnie Aleman

Bonnie Aleman is a travel writer who travels the world in search of interesting places and more adventure. She loves meeting new people and sharing travel tips on how to get more value ou...

Avatar for Jed StaffordColleen Bessel

Colleen Bessel is a freelance travel writer and photographer, currently residing in the lovely town of Port Moody, just outside Vancouver, British Columbia. Retired now from a lifelong ban...

Avatar for Jed StaffordMary Charlebois

Mary Charlebois is a freelance travel writer/photographer/videographer. Her home is coastal Mendocino County California where she covers nature, food, destinations and profiles of people....

Avatar for Jed StaffordJames Cowling

James Cowling is a freelance journalist. He was brought up in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and has lived in London, UK, for 20 years. He worked for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation during...

Avatar for Jed StaffordNarca Moore Craig

Narca’s lifelong passion is exploring wild nature and sharing what she discovers, through wildlife art and writing. For 30 years, she led natural history and birding tours on six continents,...

Avatar for Jed StaffordKathleen Crawford

Kathleen (Kathy) Crawford spent the first years of her life in rural Maine where she developed an appreciation for Maine’s people and scenic beauty. She began traveling with her family when...

Avatar for Jed StaffordMaryRose Denton

MaryRose Denton is a freelance writer, traveler, licensed massage therapist, yoga teacher, lifelong vegetarian, and most importantly a mother. She enjoys the mash up of these that life brings...

Avatar for Jed StaffordKristi Dosh

Kristi Dosh travels the world both for pleasure and as a sports business analyst for outlets such as Forbes, Fox Sports and Campus Insiders. She's lucky enough to travel quite often with...

Avatar for Jed StaffordGwyn Goodrow

Gwyn Goodrow – Writer and blogger with an emphasis on cultural history and textile arts. Gwyn writes about culture-rich historical destinations.

She has traveled throughout the United Sta...

Avatar for Jed StaffordMarcy Gouge

Marcy is the daughter of a world traveler.  Her father used to take her on his lap and tell about how he had been a Merchant Marine as a young man, traveling across the oceans and “jum...

Avatar for Jed StaffordJeannine Haffner

I love to travel! There’s nothing quite like walking out of an airport and just breathing inthe different air of a new place. I feel a renewed zest for living fill my whole body at that mo...

Avatar for Jed StaffordJan Halliday

Travel writer Jan Halliday has covered the west coast of North America, from Alaska to Mexico, for newspapers, magazines and guidebooks. Her articles focus on educational vacations and deta...

Avatar for Jed StaffordBarb Harmon

Barb Harmon is a freelance travel writer and blogger. Her love affair with travel began as a child on family vacations throughout the United States and Canada. It blossomed when she becam...

Avatar for Jed StaffordVictoria Hart

Victoria Hart travels the world looking for interesting life experiences. She loves to share her travel tips, bargains and strategies with her friends and family. Inspiring others to create t...

Avatar for Jed StaffordKat Hasenauer Cornetta

Kat Hasenauer Cornetta is a freelance writer and IT and communications professional who dreamed of traveling when growing up in Rochester, NY. She wanted to travel so badly that when it came ...

Avatar for Jed StaffordBetsi Hill

Betsi Hill is a freelance writer and travel blogger based in Florida. Her many travels have taken her to 23 countries on five continents. As the founder and editor of Betsi’s World, she sh...

Avatar for Jed StaffordCynthia Hoffman

Cynthia Hoffman is a travel writer who can be found in Anchorage, Alaska when she is not riding a donkey through the mountains above Petra or exploring some similar locale. Her love of ex...

Avatar for Jed StaffordElaine J. Masters

Travel and writing are Elaine J. Masters’ air and water. She covers how to travel well, scuba diving, road trips, culinary, and urban adventures. After living in most of the major cities a...

Avatar for Jed StaffordScott Kendall

Scott Kendall is a freelance travel writer who has lived in The Woodlands, Texas for the last 25 years. He has travelled extensively throughout the US and has made several trips to Eur...

Avatar for Jed StaffordNoreen L. Kompanik

Noreen L. Kompanik is a registered nurse and freelance writer and photographer based in San Diego, California. Fortunate to have lived overseas as a Naval Officer’s wife, she has trav...

Avatar for Jed StaffordNicholas LaMontanaro

Nicholas LaMontanaro travels the world looking for captivating places with a story to tell. He loves to share his humor, tips, and stories with everyone he meets- motivating them to take the ...

Avatar for Jed StaffordDavid Lee

David Lee has been taking photos since 2013. Particularly fascinated with creating landscape and wildlife photos, he pursued his craft with books, courses and lots of hands on experience....

Avatar for Jed StaffordKevin McGoff

Having the opportunity to travel extensively throughout France, Kevin McGoff shares his
experiences and passion for travel in his new adventure as a freelance writer and travel
advisor to visi...

Avatar for Jed StaffordEmily Mulder

Emily is an avid writer, photographer and excursionist. Growing up in a small town in Wyoming, she did most of her early travel vicariously via books. As an adult, she spent time living on ...

Avatar for Jed StaffordTeresa Otto

Teresa Otto is a freelance travel writer and photographer. She continues to practice medicine as an anesthesiologist, specializing in pediatric anesthesia. After growing up in Montana, she l...

Avatar for Jed StaffordConnie Pearson

Connie Pearson is a freelance travel blogger and writer. She is a native
Alabamian who has traveled extensively around the U.S. and the world and lived in Ecuador for four years, serving ...

Avatar for Jed StaffordJessica Pickett

The daughter of a free-spirited, surfing waitress and a professional cross-country mover, Jessica discovered most of the country from the dog trot of an eighteen-wheeler before turning 5 y...

Avatar for Jed StaffordJolee Pink

Jolee Pink is a California-based writer, designer, artist, super foodie and avid traveler. She views travel as an unrivaled experience and has visited nearly 50 countries. As the author of Li...

Avatar for Jed StaffordAmy Piper

Amy Piper is a freelance travel writer, photographer, and blogger. She is a native Michigander who has traveled to 39 countries and 40 states, most recently adding Louisiana to the list....

Avatar for Jed StaffordLori Sweet & Sylvio Roy

Lori and Sylvio are freelance travel writers based in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. They have both had a life-long passion for travel and for learning about other cultures, while travelling on...

Avatar for Jed StaffordCharlene Scott

Her love of travel and discovery fuels Charlene’s passion to share her adventures and travel stories. Usually a solo traveler, she is particularly interested in history and the Presiden...

Avatar for Jed StaffordChadd Scott

Chadd Scott lives in Fernandina Beach, FL with his wife Kristi and three cats – he does not claim the dog. Chadd has worked in sports radio across the country for over 20 years and addition...

Avatar for Jed StaffordTheresa St. John

Theresa St. John is a travel writer and photographer based in Saratoga Springs, New York. Her work has appeared in many on-line and print magazines. Some of those include Great Escape Publish...

Avatar for Jed StaffordJed Stafford

Started dreaming of travel after a high school field trip through Europe. Has been lucky enough to explore the world with his family.

Avatar for Jed StaffordHollin Stafford

Hollin holds her degree in Sociology and was a flight attendant for United Airlines up until the time she had her son. She, her husband and son are now happily living with their three dog...

Avatar for Jed StaffordKathy Stafford

Kathy Stafford is a writer, publisher and editor. She was a contributing author to "Sasha Cohen Fire on Ice". She has been a contributing editor to several publications including, "Discover Ba...

Avatar for Jed StaffordRenate Strub

Renate is a freelance writer and photographer based in Mahwah, NJ. Travel and adventure have been an intrinsic part of her life, starting with her earliest memories at age three sailing with...

Avatar for Jed StaffordJoann Waggoner

Joann Waggoner is a freelance photographer and travel writer based in Florida during the winter and the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia in summer. Originally from upstate New York, she spent ...

Avatar for Jed StaffordMarsha Wassel

Marsha Wassel is a freelance writer/photographer and videographer-in-training. She loves exploring new places, making new friends, and sharing stories and photos about her incredible trav...

Avatar for Jed StaffordClō Wines

Closwine is a blog started by two girls who love wine. Both have typical DC day jobs, politics and law, and both spend their days dreaming of the outside and of grapes, however they come. On t...

Avatar for Jed StaffordJoan Young

After recovering from an autoimmune blood disease, Joan has devoted the last 20 years to medical and healing education. She founded a non-profit disease support group, The Platelet Diso...

Avatar for Jed StaffordPenny Zibula

Penny Zibula is a freelance travel writer and blogger based in New Bern, NC. She has had a life-long passion for travel, and for learning as much as she can about cultures crafts, foods and w...

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