Nick Dariece

For Independent and Off-The-Beaten-Path Travel

Leah Travels

One of the nicest lady travel bloggers in the Universe! My first contact in the industry.

Lola Travels

My mentor and friend. If I had as much fun as her, I would have another heart attack!

Go Without Oh

A new friend in the industry. Hope I win her contest this year!

Traveling Ted

An all round nice guy, that has given me the time of day so much. I am probably driving him crazy. Thanks for your support friend!

Johny Vagabond

My friend and fellow Austinite, Wes Nations. We have to meet at Guero’s this year and hoist a few. Thanks for your help! Alias Johnny Vagabond.

Hole In The Donut

My inspiration to start traveling internationally again. I watched a video by Barbara on You Tube and was convinced I had to see Cuenca Ecuador!

Melange Travel

One of the most responsive bloggers I know. Robin can always be counted to help out and is an avid Twitter geek, like me. I will see you soon, on my first trip to Europe!


One of the nicest ladies in the industry. Thank for always being so cordial and for all your help! I will get to Spain before I perish!

Euro Travelogue

My avid Twitter follower and motivational guru. Thanks Jeff for always having a positive comment to express!


A professor, a friend and I am sure he will be a fine dad! Thanks for all your support Michael.



Grazy Slovakian Girl

Alex is a “crazy Slovak girl”,(her words), who is traveling around the world. A highly amusing blogger!

Johnny Jet

This man hits more airports in a year than there are days! Ha. Well versed on the industry!

1 Dad 1 Kid

An amazing adventure, starring Talon and Tigger. Two of my favorite people in travel!!

Caribbean Culinary Tours

My favorite food person, Freda Gore. She is amazing!

Jetting Around

Pola is one of my newer travel blogger friends, yet always has good advice!

Food International

Elyse has of the most interesting and tasty food blogs around. Always has a kind word!

Adventurous Kate

Kate is an advocate of solo traveling for women and adheres to her trademark self-deprecating humor and fun-loving voice, despite any barriers.


Laura is a fascinating pundit and always has a great attitude about travel.

By Sonja

Sonja is a published author and dedicated blogger. An advocate for her home country of Switzerland.

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