I’ve been to Asia again and it sucks. You know those places on the Lonely Planet beat? They’re crowded with brusque, loud travelers from places where respect for other cultures wasn’t taught or the current bunch of road-killers didn’t learn. Here we are in South East Asia, where the overland hippies from Europe andContinue reading “Touristville, Asia”
E-Books are just right for travel -lightweight, nearly infinite, a library in your hand. If you plan to buy books, try my web-store, Double00Books! Use the Search function to find any Amazon title. Pyrenees Pilgrimage, my recent book about walking across France alone, is also for sale in Kindle format on Amazon. Prefer aContinue reading “My Books”
Check out this web chat about travel writing and global networking experiences. http://moneyfortraveling.com/specialty/travel-writing/start-a-writing-career/ Resources: AdventureTravelWriter.org AdventureTravelWriting
Hill Center near Eastern Market on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC is sponsoring a Travel Writing and Blogging class July 24, 2012, 6 to 9 pm. Register now for this creative adventure. Hill Center partners with The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Maryland to recruit instructors for Hill Center’s writing classes.
I recently learned about a project initiated by Everett Pompeii — a college student currently in Japan. Here are his words: “The more people you inspire to get out there, the better off the world is (in my view, anyway). Before we get too far, a bit about me. I’m a college student from theContinue reading “Hitchhiker’s Guide to Earth”
“It has become so to-day that when you see the flag boldly and proudly displayed you smell a rat somewhere. The flag has become a cloak to hide iniquity. We have two American flags always: one for the rich and one for the poor. When the rich fly it it means that things are underContinue reading “U.S. Flags and Henry Miller’s Air-Conditioned Nightmare”
Hill Center near Eastern Market on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC is sponsoring a Food Writing Master Class June 14, 2012, 6 to 9 pm. Hill Center partners with The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Maryland to recruit instructors for Hill Center’s writing classes. Register now for this creative adventure. Or choose the Travel Writing and BloggingContinue reading “Food Writing at Hill Center”
Have you noticed a resurgence of interest in journal writing (personal diary, memoir, life writing), a subject I specialized in teaching during the early years of the National Museum of Women in the Arts? New workshops in 21st century journal writing will be offered at the Hill Arts Center, a fantastic renovated historic space. Register forContinue reading “Journal Writing : Hill Arts Center”