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Simon Schöpf

Bergwelten Magazine

Country: Austria

Media Outlets: Bergwelten Magazine

Born and raised in the heart of the Alps in Innsbruck, Austria, Simon's passion for mountain sports is a long-grown endeavour. Being able to combine this passion with his professional life as an alpine journalist, photographer, and online editor for the biggest German-speaking mountain magazine (Bergwelten.com) is a dream come true.

Kitt Doucette

Contributing Editor/ Men's Journal

Country: Canada

Media Outlets: Rolling Stone Men's Journal Matador Network Big Life Magazine The Surfer's Journal Red Bull Media House Dossier Sun Valley Magazine

A self-described jack-of-all-trades, master of none, Kitt Doucette is a renaissance man with unyielding positivity. Groomed in the mountains of Idaho, he revels in exploration and new experiences, striving to keep his life in a permanent state of adventure. Kitt is a life long skier and kayaker, enthusiastic surfer and award-winning journalist whose work has been published in Rolling Stone, Men's Journal and Dossier, among others. A passionate environmentalist, Kitt uses his media savvy to create powerful messages with hopes of igniting change. His recent work on plastic pollution was nominated for the prestigious Grantham Prize for environmental journalism and syndicated internationally in Rolling Stone magazine. When not tracking polar bears in Norway, surfing empty waves in Indonesia or sipping coffee in Central America, Kitt can be found busting out signature dance moves at wedding receptions throughout the American west.

Cecilia Núñez

Directora Editorial

Country: Mexico

Media Outlets: Food and Travel México

Cecilia Núñez is a travel journalist, with an almost obsessive penchant for food. Throughout her 14-year career she has visited more than 59 countries in order to write chronicles for many national and international travel and lifestyle magazines. For six years she was part of the De Viaje! reporters team, a travel section of the Mexican newspaper Reforma, and wrote for the section Viajar of La Vanguardia, in Spain. Since 2013 she has directed the Food and Travel México´s editorial team. For the last three years she has hosted and produced the Food and Travel´s radio program and now she is in charge of many travel and culinary sections in different radio stations in Mexico. Since almost a year ago, she publishes a weekly Food and Travel supplement that comes out every Friday in the newspaper Excelsior.

David Webb

Editor, Explore Magazine

Country: Canada

Media Outlets: Explore Magazine, British Columbia Magazine, Canadian Traveller Magazine. AcrossandAbroad.com

I am an award-winning travel writer, magazine editor and adventure photographer with thirteen years of professional experience. I'm the editor of Explore magazine, the number-one outdoor adventure publication in Canada, as well as a contributing editor to British Columbia Magazine, the province's travel and lifestyle quarterly, and a contributor to Canadian Traveller magazine covering worldwide travel with Canadian perspectives. I have hundreds of published articles to my credit and I'm always on the lookout for exciting story ideas. I'm based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Teddy Minford

Editor, Fodor's Travel

Country: United States

Media Outlets: Fodor's Travel

I'm an editor at Fodor's Travel, where I regularly contribute to the website. I've written short news briefs, opinion pieces, hotel and restaurant reviews, travel articles based on personal and press trips, and slideshows with original photography.

Huw Kingston

Freelance Adventure Travel Writer

Country: Australia

Media Outlets: Outdoor Australia, Adventure.com, Mountain Biking Australia, Jetstar inflight, Great Walks

I have been writing on adventure and travel topics for over 25 years now. My specialism is very much on human powered pursuits - trekking, cycling, mountain biking, ski touring, sea and river kayaking. My work has encompassed a lot of destination articles as well as covering adventure events and races (the latter in particular for mountain biking) worldwide. There is also a stream of my writing that covers my own extensive expeditions and journeys. I have been a long time senior writer for Outdoor Australia magazine and Mountain Biking Australia magazine but have written for various other titles in Australia and overseas. Recently, as I have focused more of my time on travel writing, I have been commissioned by more mainstream titles such as inflight magazines and websites. My book 'Mediterranean - A year around a charmed and troubled sea' was published in 2017 and tells the story of my year-long, 13,000km circumnavigation of the Mediterranean by sea kayak, foot, ocean rowboat and bike. The journey, traversed 17 countries in Europe and North Africa, starting and finishing in Turkey.

Shannon Melnyk

Freelance Journalist

Country: Canada

Media Outlets: Dallas Morning News, The Province, The Vancouver Sun, The National Post, mysavvytraveller.com, Present Magazine, Montecristo Magazine

After spending my storyteller beginnings in television news, holding a microphone on street corners somehow eventually morphed into swimming with sharks. I’m a freelance journalist in the luxury adventure niche based in Vancouver, British Columbia. I’ve never met a horse or a helicopter I didn’t like, and I’ve spent over a decade riding them across six continents. From spa marathons in the South Pacific to leopard-lurking in the Sabi Sands, my adventures in word-slinging can be seen in Conde Nast Traveller UK, CNT USA, CNT Dubai, CNT India, CNT Turkey, The Globe and Mail, The Vancouver Sun, The Dallas Morning News, The National Post, BC Business Magazine, Present Magazine, MONTECRISTO Magazine, Westworld Magazine, mysavvytraveller.co and The Huffington Post.

Sissi Pärsch

Freelance Journalist

Country: Germany

Media Outlets: Bergwelten, BIKE, EMTB, RIDE, redbull.de, Geschichte

I am a freelance journalist based in Munich/Germany with a focus on travel and sports. I am writing for a wide range of outdoor and bike magazines such as BIKE, EMTB, AllMountain and Bergwelten, online platforms like redbull.de as well as dailies. My special subjects are cycling, biking, hiking, and culture (I have a PhD in English Literature). Further I’m an editor for Servus TV “Bergwelten on Tour” (a Red Bull Media House channel).

Chloe Berge

Freelance Journalist

Country: Canada

Media Outlets: Canadian Geographic, Canadian Traveller

I’ve worked as a journalist, writer, and editor for over ten years, and have carved out a niche in active and adventure travel. Whether I’m jetting off to a far-flung locale or exploring the mountains in my own backyard of Vancouver, B.C., my intrepid nature fuels my constant appetite for exploring our world with my notebook and camera in hand. My writing has appeared in Canadian Geographic Travel, Canadian Traveller, Chatelaine, and ELLE Canada, among others. I’ve also worked as associate editor at Best Health Magazine and associate digital editor at House & Home Magazine. When I’m not lost in a novel or scribbling in my journal, you can usually find me by the ocean, planning my next hike, or heading to the airport. My globe-trotting highlights include exploring Peru's Amazon Jungle, trekking along an ancient pilgrimage route in Japan, and camping in the world's third largest cave in Vietnam.

Caroline Pemberton

Freelance Journalist & Broadcast Media Producer

Country: Australia

Media Outlets: Travel Play Live Magazine, Australian Geographic, AG Outdoor Magazine, Australian Broadcast television (Travel & Lifestyle programming)

I've spent over a decade as a broadcast television presenter/producer on free to air and cable television specialising in travel and adventure. I've made countless travel documentaries, TV series, microdocumentaries and engaging online content. I have been travel writing for the past 5 years and served as a Senior Contributor for Australian Geographic, Outdoor Magazine with a 5-7 page column titled 'MissAdventure' in every issue and I currently write features for Travel Play Live Magazine and have a newly forming relationship with WILD magazine.

Daniel Neilson

Freelance Travel Writer

Country: United Kingdom

Media Outlets: Sidetracked, The Great Outdoors (TGO), Wanderlust, Original Gravity

Daniel is an experienced journalist, photographer, and book and magazine editor specialising in adventure travel. He is currently the website editor of Sidetracked (sidetracked.com), one of the best magazines and websites for long-form storytelling and photography. Until recently he edited The Great Outdoors, a national hillwalking and mountaineering magazine, and still contributes to the magazine. He was also the editor of the Outdoor 100 for MPORA. His book Wild Pub Walks has been picked up by major media outlets. Daniel has edited 20 guidebooks for Time Out including Istanbul, Buenos Aires, Ghana and Costa Rica. He has contributed words and photographs to a variety of well-known consumer magazines and newspapers including National Geographic Traveller, Rough Guides, Mr Porter, Adventure Travel, CNN Traveller, The Observer, Air Canada’s En Route, Time Out London, about a variety of subjects, including design, travel, wine, music, art, politics, food and sport, but mainly adventure travel. He runs his own media publishing company called Don't Look Down media and runs magazines for the Youth Hostelling Association, Beer Hawk and others.

Chris Anderson

Freelance Travel Writer

Country: United Kingdom

Media Outlets: Conde Nast Traveller Middle East, the inflight magazines of Jazeera Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Gulf Air, Esquire Middle East, Arabian Business, Mojeh Men, Edgar Middle East

I'm a freelance journalist based in London, working for publications primarily in the Middle East. I used to live in Dubai, from 2004 until 2011, and from 2007 worked for the Time Out Middle East group, overseeing publications in Bahrain, Qatar and Oman - I also edited the international Time Out guide book for Dubai. As a freelancer back in London, I still work for publications based in Dubai - I serve as the editor of the inflight magazine for Jazeera Airways, write for the Gulf Air, Emirates and Qatar Airways magazines, and also for the Conde Nast Traveller Middle East website. I have also contributed to the UK version of Conde Nast Traveller, producing a 12-page guide to the Middle East over consecutive years.

Tharik Hussain

Freelance Travel Writer

Country: United Kingdom

Media Outlets: Arab News, My Salaam

Tharik is an award winning freelance broadcaster, journalist and travel writer who specialises in Muslim (Halal) travel and heritage. He regularly contributes to Arab News Travel and My Salaam and has been published across major Global media platforms including the BBC and Aljazeera English. Tharik's work also regularly appears in inflight and lifestyle magazines across the globe as well as niche Muslim media. Tharik is regarded as one of the world's leading Muslim travel influencers. Tharik is also one of the only Muslim Destination Guide Writers at Lonely Planet and a Halal Travel Consultant who has worked with travel organisations across the globe.

Mona Gable

Freelance Travel Writer

Country: United States

Media Outlets: Vogue, The Atlantic, Outside, Los Angeles Magazine, STAT

I'm a travel writer who specializes in covering what makes a particular destination unique, whether it's efforts to conserve wildlife and the environment, people who are making a difference in tourism by solving problems in their community, or exposing readers to an aspect of arts and culture or a fascinating slice of history. I'm willing to go anywhere to pursue a story, and have traveled from Albania to Antarctica. One of my favorite adventures was when I drove up the Alcan Highway, from San Francisco to Homer, Alaska, and camped along the way. Because I speak fluent Spanish, I've been able to go places and interview people I might not have been able to. As a California woman who grew up by the sea, I'm especially drawn to writing about the ocean and marine life.

Morgan Tilton

Freelance Travel Writer

Country: United States

Media Outlets: 5280, Adventure Journal, Adventure Pro, Adventure.Travel, Backpacker, Colorado Health & Wellness, Colorado Yoga + Life, Elevation Outdoors, Gear Junkie, Men’s Journal, Motiv Running, Outdoor Retailer Daily, Outdoor Retailer Magazine, Outside, REI Co-op

Colorado-based writer Morgan Tilton is an adventure journalist with a focus on outdoor adventure, travel, and outdoor industry news. Her travel writing has received eight awards from the North American Travel Journalists Association. Raised in Colorado's San Juan Mountains, she's a life-long skier, snowboarder, hiker, and explorer. Her passion for discovery led her to live in Italy, complete the first 100-mile SUP descent of Escalante River (unsupported), and to mountain-ultra-trail running.

Kassondra Cloos

Freelance Travel Writer

Country: United States

Media Outlets: Travel Channel, Outside, Backpacker, SNEWS, Gear Institute, Earnest, Elevation Outdoors

I'm a freelance travel, outdoor, and gear writer, and a co-founder of Adventures in Wikipedia. I've previously been the associate editor of SNEWS and Outdoor Retailer Daily, a crime, court, and public safety reporter for The Colorado Springs Gazette, and an education reporter for The Daily News-Record in Harrisonburg, Virginia. You'll find my work online and in print at outlets including Backpacker Magazine, The New York Times, 5280, Travel Channel, Gear Institute, HGTV, DIY Network, the REI Co-op Journal, the Earnest Blog, Outdoor Retailer Daily, SNEWS, National Park Trips Media, and Elevation Outdoors, among other publications.

Jody Robbins

Freelance Travel Writer

Country: Canada

Media Outlets: Calgary Herald, The Globe and Mail, Today’s Parent, Best Health, WestJet Magazine, ReadersDigest.ca, City TV, Global TV, CTV, The Marilyn Denis Show, Travel Mamas, Ciao Bambino, Eat North, Culinaire, and TravelswithBaggage.com

Jody Robbins is an award-winning freelance travel and lifestyles writer who divides her time between Calgary and Canmore, Alberta. After ditching a career in international marketing, this former expat and explorer of over 50 countries is now a regular contributor to the Calgary Herald, The Globe and Mail, Today’s Parent, Best Health, WestJet Magazine and Reader’s Digest. Jody is the Calgary columnist for Chic and SavvyMom.ca/. A trusted Canadian travel expert, Jody’s knowledge is put to the test in front of national audiences on The Marilyn Denis Show, CBC and CTV News. Jody appears on Calgary’s Global News Morning every 4-6 weeks and 660 News Radio.

Marcia DeSanctis

Freelance Travel Writer

Country: United States

Media Outlets: Vogue, Town &Country, BBC, Roads & Kingdoms

I'm a contributor to Vogue and Town & Country magazines, and have written for BBC Travel, Roads & Kingdoms, GeoEx, National Geographic Traveler, Departures, Yahoo Travel, Marie Claire, O the Oprah Magazine, and many others. I have won 5 SATW Lowell Thomas Awards for stories from Haiti, Rwanda, Russia, Morocco and Fraance, and in 2012 received an award for Travel Journalist of the year from the SATW.

Chris Johns

Freelance Travel Writer

Country: Canada

Media Outlets: Globe and Mail, enRoute, Toronto Life, Modalina, Sharp Title

Chris Johns is one of Canada's most respected food and travel writers. The co-author of the award-winning True North cookbook he is a frequent contributor to the Globe and Mail, Style Advisor, enRoute Magazine and various international publications. His work has been translated into three languages and has appeared in the Best Food Writing compilation.

Leslie Oh

Freelance Travel Writer, Photographer, Gear Tester

Country: United States

Media Outlets: Alpinist, Alaska Magazine, Backpacker Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, First Alaskans Magazine, Fourth Genre, Outside Magazine, Panorama, Parenting Magazine, Real Simple, Smithsonian Magazine, Sierra Magazine, Travel + Leisure, Washington Post.

Raised by a photographer who was determined to take her kids hiking, spelunking, whitewater rafting, and horseback riding through all the national parks and indigenous lands in the United States and Canada, Leslie Hsu Oh is a professional explorer, writer, and photographer specializing in outdoor adventures and gear, lifestyle, art, sports, environment, family travel, nature, natural wonders, indigenous knowledge, food, health and wellness. Leslie Hsu Oh’s work has been named among the distinguished stories of the year by Best American Essays. Her writing and photography has appeared or is forthcoming in Alpinist, Alaska Magazine, Backpacker Magazine, Bon Appetit, First Alaskans Magazine, Fourth Genre (won Bronze in 2017 Best Travel Writing sponsored by Travelers’ Tales), Panorama: the Journal of Intelligent Travel, Parenting Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine (won Silver & Bronze in 2016 NATJA Travel Award Competition), Sierra Magazine, Travel + Leisure, Washington Post Health, Washington Post On Parenting (won Silver in 2016 NATJA Competition), Washington Post Travel (finalist in 2016 NATJA Competition), and WebMD. She is also the Outdoor Travel Editor for Panorama Journal of Intelligent Travel.

Sunny Fitzgerald

Freelance Writer

Country: United States

Media Outlets: Lonely Planet, Nat Geo, BBC, Mic

Sunny Fitzgerald is a freelance writer and sustainable travel specialist. Her work appears in National Geographic, Lonely Planet, BBC Travel, Mic, and more. She grew up in a small town in the Adirondack Mountains, but was determined to live big - adventuring to Asia, Latin America, South Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. She has destination expertise in over 20 countries, a BA in International Studies from Middlebury College, an MA in Cultural Sustainability, certification in Sustainable Tourism, and more than a decade of experience designing international programs for adventurous and conscientious travelers.

Aaron Bible

Freelance Writer and Photographer

Country: United States

Media Outlets: Backpacker, Men's Health, Bicycling.com, PaddlingLife.net, Elevation Outdoors, Outdoor Insight, Breckenridge magazine, The Inertia, Adventure Pro

Aaron Hamilton Bible, B.A., M.F.A., is a writer and photographer based in Nederland, Colorado. Originally from the mountains of East Tennessee, Bible is an editor, digital media pioneer, fine art photographer, professor of photography, author, editor, content consultant, mountain athlete and adventurer. Bible is a contributing editor to numerous regional and national U.S. publications and websites, specializing in outdoor/adventure travel, gear reviews and gear trends, short stories, profiles, outdoor sports and event coverage. While inflected with a modern style, his photographic work harkens back to Southern traditions of nostalgia, the conflict between man and nature, and entropy. His portraiture ranges from isolated studio treatments to extended environmental portraits. When not behind the camera or in front of the computer, Bible can be found riding his bike, running trails, skiing, and playing outdoors with his wife, daughter and dogs.

Marie Barbieri

Freelance Writer and Photographer

Country: Australia

Media Outlets: Food & Travel Arabia; Australia & New Zealand; Our Planet Travel; Holidays for Couples; Great Walks; Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Abroad; Dallas Morning News; Vancouver Sun; Travel Ideas; World Travel Guide; and Flight Centre.

Marie Barbieri is an award-winning travel writer and photographer. She has been exploring the world for more than 25 years, and has several hundred published travel articles under her belt. She left her native England ten years ago for the otherworldly landscapes of Australia, where she now, as an Australian citizen, bases her freelance business. She continues to hemisphere-hop, writing for British, European, North American, pan-Arab and Australasian magazines, as well as inflight publications and award-winning websites. Marie enjoys bushwalking, cycling and nature-based activities. And she has a personal passion for wildlife conservation, holistic health, wellbeing and yoga. Her travel highlights include: wallowing in a thermal lake in the Azores, flying in a microlight over Ningaloo Reef, seeing Lake Eyre in flood, sailing in the Greek Islands, driving across The Kimberley region, swimming with manta rays in the Yasawa Islands, and experiencing an Ayurvedic retreat in Sri Lanka.

Yves Ouellet

Freelancer Travel Writer

Country: Canada

Media Outlets: Journal de Montréal / Journal de Québec, Canoe.ca, Jaimonvoyage.ca, Magazine Espaces, Magazine Camping Caravaning

Winner of the TMAC annual grand prize for Best story in French in 2009 and 2013 and author of 3200 published stories and 27 books or travel guides, Yves Ouellet has worked as a journalist for more than 30 years. The greater part of his career has been devoted to promoting the knowledge and appreciation of the regions of Quebec and Canada and also to share images and stories from experiments carried out all over the world. Author of numerous respected works and travel guides, he also writes for the travel section of several newspapers and magazines. A lover of history and the outdoors, his approach is characterized by curiosity, emotion, wonder, and meticulous research.

Tracey Croke


Country: Australia

Media Outlets: Wild Magazine, Australian Mountain Bike, Sidetracked, Thai Airways Magazine, Rad Season

Tracey Croke is a travel journalist who writes about roughty-toughty travel, offtrack adventure and exploring on a mountain bike. Her quest for a good travel story has involved venturing into post-conflict Afghanistan to join an expedition across the Pamir Mountains, searching for rideable mountain bike tracks in the Ethiopian Highlands, being rescued by nomads somewhere in Kyrgyzstan's Talas Range, and having her smalls rummaged through with the muzzle of a Kalashnikov.

Laurel Robbins

Monkeys and Mountains

Country: Germany

Media Outlets: MonkeysandMountains.com

Laurel Robbins is a professional travel blogger and the founder of Monkeys and Mountains, a leading adventure travel site that helps travellers plan their active holidays. She won the Travel Blogger of the Year award in 2013 issued by the Travel Writers Association and frequently receives recognition in the travel industry. A sought out speaker and influencer with over 100,000 followers on her social media channels, you can find her most weekends hiking in the mountains.

Leslie Anthony

Mountain Life Annual

Country: Canada

Media Outlets: Mountain Life Annual, Mountain Life Coast Mountains, Mountain Life Blue Mountains, Canadian Geographic, Canadian Geographic Travel, British Columbia, explore, Pique Newsmagazine, Forecast Ski Magazine, SNOW Powder, The Ski Journal, Åka Skidor

I am an award-winning adventure travel journalist of extensive experience and reach. A former editor at Powder, Skier, Explore, SkiTrax, Bike, and Peak Performance magazines, I am currently the editorial director of Mountain Life Annual and a feature writer for Canadian Geographic, British Columbia, Pique and many other magazines. Working internationally, my stories appear in many print and online magazines in a dozen countries annually in 9 languages; I tend to publish all my stories in multiple countries. I am also the author of four popular books (two science-based, two ski-related). My three areas of particular focus within adventure travel are: 1) science, environment and wildlife-related ecotourism, 2) sustainable adventure travel, 3) winter adventure, particularly skiing.

Kicki Lind


Country: Sweden

Media Outlets: Vagabond (Scandinavia's largest travel magazine), Utemagasinet (outdoor magazine), Dagens Nyheter (Sweden's largest national daily paper), gp.se (Sweden's second largest national daily paper), svd.se (national daily paper), Hufvudstadsbladet (Finland)

Incurably curious, with a special love for the outdoors and a genuine interest in people, Kicki has travelled to some 80 countries around the globe. Author of a novel set in Cambodia and twice the winner of the Swedish Publishing Prize, her stories, travel guides and people's portraits have been published in Sweden’s most widely read newspapers, magazines and web sites, including National Geographic Nordic, Scandinavia’s largest travel magazine Vagabond, and Sweden’s largest daily papers.

Francisco Javier González

Oxígeno Magazine

Country: Spain

Media Outlets: Oxígeno Magazine

I am a adventure travel and sports journalist from Spain and Editor in Chief of Oxígeno Magazine. I have travelled around the world to write about many different outdoor sports experiences, but my specialty are winter sports like ski touring (splitboard), alpinism and trekking expeditions. In the summertime I also love to write about surfing and sea kayaking trips with camping involved. I love to share with our readers my love for the outdoor, new places, different cultures... and the food and wine too!

Dave Brett

Travel Dave UK

Country: United Kingdom

Media Outlets: TravelDave.co.uk

Travelling the world, one adventure at a time. Follow the UK's leading solo adventure travel blogger, Dave Brett on his travels around the world. TravelDave is an Adventure travel blog that features travel tips and advice, inspirational stories, travel videos and travel photography that will help you inspire and plan your next trip abroad.

Alex Tienda

Travel Vlogger | YouTuber

Country: Mexico

Media Outlets: Manual de Viajeros, YouTube

I am a Travel Blogger & YouTuber who creates travel content for companies like Disney, Coca Cola, RIU, Hard Rock Hotels and Turkish Airlines among others and share it via YouTube and social media with my audience from all over the world (+700K REAL subscribers/followers and +2 Million monthly views). I started my career as a Travel Vlogger back in 2006. In the beginning, I couldn't afford to stay at hotels nor eat at any restaurants, so I started traveling with little to no budget and that gave me the opportunity to gain experience as a savvy traveler which included the ability for good decision-making when it comes to travel planning (Applicable to all levels of travel budget). Combined with video production, photography and effective writing and social media skills, I gained my way up within the Travel Industry and started working with bigger and better brands to create luxury travel content including video reviews for destinations luxury resorts, adventures and experiences.

Roberta Martins

Travel Writer

Country: Brazil

Media Outlets: Territórios.com.br

Roberta reports her travel experiences focusing on culture and ecotourism on her award-winning blog (Best Content Travel Blog at FITUR Madrid 2017). A graduate of UNISINOS in Social Communication, she is a travel guide author and a freelancer travel writer for print magazines and websites from Brazil.

Hayley Skirka

Travel Writer

Country: United Arab Emirates

Media Outlets: The National, Lonely Planet

Innovative editor and freelance travel, journalist with a sharp wit and creative eye. Serious logophile with experience writing for Lonely Planet, World Traveller, Time Out, The National, The World and more.

Jackie Nourse

Traveling Jackie | The Budget-Minded Traveler

Country: United States

Media Outlets: TravelingJackie.com, The Budget-Minded Traveler blog, The Budget-Minded Traveler podcast

Jackie Nourse is a lifestyle adventurer and multimedia traveler. She writes at Traveling Jackie and is the founder and host of The Budget-Minded Traveler blog, podcast, and community. She is a three-time study abroad alum, author, linguist (four languages and counting), and serial expat. Her work has been featured on USA TODAY, Forbes, Yahoo, and more.

Florie Thielin


Country: France

Media Outlets: TV5MONDE, Voyageons-Autrement

Florie writes about ecotourism and sustainable travel for French media outlets Voyageons-Autrement and TV5 Monde. She's also active in sustainable tourism through the French associations ATD and Hopineo, and lectures about sustainable tourism and marketing at universities and tourism business schools. She is also a photographer and makes videos for social media. In 2016, she covered destinations in Latin America for the French travel guide Petit Futé.

Marco Barneveld


Country: Netherlands

Media Outlets: National Geographic Traveller NL, Sidetracked, Wideoyster

As a Dutch writer I travel, sail, hike, kayak, hitch, eat and drink around the globe, publishing in Panorama (NL), Nautique (NL), National Geographic Traveler NL, De Morgen (BE), Skipper (CH), Sailing (ZA), Lonely Planet Traveler, Get Lost Magazine (AU), Condé Nast Traveler (I & SP), Ignant (DE), Weather Channel (USA), Washington Post (USA), PrivatAir Magazine (USA), The Guardian (UK), Classic Boat (UK), Sunday Times Travel Magazine (UK), Sidetracked (UK) and so on and so on. I also own my own online travel magazine Wideoyster.

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