Conferences and courses

Mohonk Mountain House, upstate New York: Luxury and Victorian loveliness

The Mohonk Mountain House, perched above a brilliant blue lake in the Shawangunk Mountains about 90 miles north of New York City, has continued to thrive for more than a century. Named the No. 2 resort spa in the United States by Conde Nast Traveler, the hotel was built in 1869 to cater to the wealthy crowd […]

Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) Conference in Chicago, Illinois

Posted by Nancy D. Brown
Chicago photo by Nancy D. BrownI'm back from Chicago, Illinois after speaking about travel writing at BlogHer and attending the Travel Blog Exchange conference. TBEX '09 was organized by Debbie Dubrow, Kim Mance, Maren Hogan and a slew of behind the scenes volunteers and sponsors.
Jessie Voights at Wandering Educators put together […]

August 2nd, 2009|Blogging, Conferences and courses, Illinois|

Travel Writers Share Lost Luggage Tips

 With a heavy heart, I waited for the baggage claim carousel at O’Hare Airport to circle one last time. Surely my duffel bag would magically appear momentarily. Afterall, this was a non-stop United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Chicago. I had checked my luggage in two hours early. How could this be happening to me, […]