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September 14, 2004

My New Moblog | Fotoblog

Watch for new photos, on-the-scene audio posts and general 'moblogging' mayhem at my new blogspot: l a u g h t e a r s" href="">TRAVELBLOG on

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June 09, 2004

Interview with Rolf Potts

Check out my interview with Vagabonding author and travel writer extraordinaire Rolf Potts. While you are at it, don't miss his profiles of other preeminent and up-and-coming writers like Ayun Halliday, Tim Cahill, Isabella Tree, Simon Winchester, Pico Iyer, Joe...

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February 19, 2004

About the Author

I've been involved with the travel publishing industry for nearly half my life, as a writer, photographer, editor, webmonkey, and, above all, as a rambling explorer. I started out working for Random House as a writer and editor for...

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What Am I Listening To?

Using Apple's iCal software, I've created a San Francisco Bay Area Public Radio Calendar, listing my favorite music, news and current affairs shows. Most of the stations I listen to are also available online as streaming webcasts, so non-Bay Area...

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February 17, 2004

About This Blog

Welcome friends. I frequently receive emails from people asking how they can break into the travel writing game. My goal here is to provide a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the day-to-day life of a full-time travel writer. By sharing a few...

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January 24, 2004 Editorial: Travel Writing - More Serious Than You Thought

by Antonis B. Petropoulos, ECOCLUB Editor Many unfairly consider travel writers as leisurely types, or rather unimaginative authors who resort to travelling for inspiration. Few realise the hard work and skills required (you can read about this in this issue's...

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January 23, 2004

My Interview

Check out my interview by's director Antonis Petropoulos about travel writing and ecotourism, featured in this month's International Ecotourism Monthly newsletter....

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January 20, 2004

My Bibliography

For future reference, here are links to most of the travel-related books that I've worked on:...

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