travel blogging


The room was packed as Pam Mandel and I launched our Blog Highways: Travel Blogging for the Wanderer panel at the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) tech conference here in Austin. For Twitter-networked folks, the hashtag was #sxswtravel and the live-tweets were flying from Shannon (@Cajun_Mama) of the Traveling Mamas […]

Reflections on an excellent travel blogging panel at SXSWi






Well, hurray for success the second time around…. Last year, I sent in a proposal for a travel blogging panel at SXSWi (the South by Southwest Interactive tech/online media conference) here in Austin, Texas, but it was not selected. I only pouted for about a week, really. Always bull-headed, I […]

We’re talking travel blogging at South by Southwest


You know what drives travel bloggers crazy? We don’t have time to blog when we travel. I mean, we do only if we don’t sleep. Sure, just gather info all day, take notes, shoot video, shoot photos, then spend all night drafting blog posts, uploading/grooming/tagging video, uploading/grooming/tagging photos and launching […]

The travel blogger’s lament



A good variety of travel tips, advice and links this week…. Denali National Park in Alaska means family-friendly travel, says Uptake. From the UK’s Times Online, a family travel adventure to Thailand. From the BootsnAll Paris Logue, a daily budget – how much money do I bring to Paris? Those […]

Great Travel Links for 08 Sept 2008


One of the biggest creative blowouts of the year is down the road from me in Austin, Texas: South by Southwest (SXSW.) It’s actually a three-parter conference of Interactive, Film and Music. The organizers describe the Interactive portion as a conference for “the brightest minds in emerging technology,” including bloggers. […]

South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive, travel blogging and you