List of Travel Bloggers who Write Books

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Follow in their footsteps

If you’re looking for inspiration to write a travel guide or travel narrative to boost your online presence and brand, take a look at these travel bloggers and writers who have published or self-published their own ebooks or paperbacks to bolster their subject matter expertise and support their travel adventures.

They have all also featured (or are about to be featured) in our Non-Fiction Author Interview Series.

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Ashley Steel and Bill Richards

Family on the Loose BooksThis duo are the parents behind the Family on the Loose website, which focuses on the art of traveling with kids. Bill is an accomplished forest ecologist, specialising in restoring forest habitat for rare wildlife species, and his travel bug was instilled in him from an early age by his parents. Ashley is a research who also loves to travel and believes in the educational value of family travel.


Non Fiction Guest Article ContributionRead Ashley and Bill’s Non-Fiction Author Interview here on Birds of a Feather Press

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Shelley Seale

Shelley Seale’s mantra is “travel with a purpose” and she doesn’t just apply this philosophy to her travel adventures, she writes with a purpose too. Shelly has published a veritable library of books that span different writing styles. She used her degree in Writing & Cultural Psychology to carve out an area of expertise in travel, green living, sustainability, and nonprofits (to name but a few).

Shelley Seale books on Amazon


Non Fiction Guest Article ContributionRead Shelley’s Non-Fiction Author Interview here on Birds of a Feather Press here on Birds of a Feather Press

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Karen McCann

Karen McCann is an American writer who moved to Seville, Spain in 2004 “for a year” and has been living there ever since. Her travel tips and adventure stories have appeared in Huffington Post, International Living Magazine, New York Daily News, Los Angeles Times, and Lonely Planet.

Karen McCann books on Amazon


Non Fiction Guest Article ContributionRead Karen McCann’s Non-Fiction Author Interview here on Birds of a Feather Press here on Birds of a Feather PressBook and Swirls page divider


Thomas Swick

Thomas Swick books

Thomas Swick freelances, teaches, and writes travel memoirs and travel books. He has a lifetime-and-a-half of travel and journalist experience under his belt and is used to “living in the sun and wandering the globe”.


Chris Backe

Chris Backe Books on Amazon Chris Backe Books on Amazon

Chris Backe is the main blogger at One Weird Globe. He started his blogging journey by writing about all things to do with South Korea. And after traveling to Malaysia and Laos, the scope of One Weird Globe expanded. Now, Chris writes about exploring oddball travel destinations and the long-term expat/nomad lifestyle. As well as being a prolific travel blogger, and travel guide writer, Chris is also the founder of the Choose a Way travel guide series.

Non Fiction Guest Article ContributionRead Chris Backe’s Non-Fiction Author Interview here on Birds of a Feather PressBook and Swirls page divider


Gigi Griffis

Gigi Griffis is a digital nomad who sold all her belongings in 2012 and hit the road with her pint-sized pooch called Luna. She writes a travel blog aptly titled “The Ramble”, and writes and publishes her Unconventional Travel Guide series. (She’s in the midst of redesigning her covers, hence the different branding on this selection below)

Gigi Griffis Amazon Author Page


Non Fiction Guest Article ContributionRead Gigi Griffis’ Non-Fiction Author Interview here on Birds of a Feather Press

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The Professional HoboTales of Trains: Where the Journey is the Destination Nora Dunn Cover

In 2006 Nora Dunn took the plunge and sold her financial planning practice in Toronto Canada, and got rid of all of her belongings in order to free herself up for the adventure of a lifetime. Since early 2007, she has been on the road, traveling slowly through over 50 countries and five continents. Here are Nora’s Books:

Tip: If you’re looking for advice about how to get your nomadic existence started, Nora has a plethora of information available on her blog. I referenced it extensively when I was planning my own departure from the States.


Non Fiction Guest Article ContributionRead Nora Dunn’s Non-Fiction Author Interview here on Birds of a Feather PressBook and Swirls page divider


Abu Dhabi Days, Dubai Nights Kindle Edition by Jillian SchedneckWriting from Near and Far Jillian Schedneck

Jillian Schedneck devoted three years on a MFA in creative nonfiction writing, after graduating she moved to the Middle East to teach writing. She met students from all over the Arab world, and learned that the power of story easily bridges cultural differences. After returning to the United States two years later, she wrote her travel memoir, and now developing e-courses for new and dedicated travellers. Here are Jillian’s Books:


Non Fiction Guest Article ContributionRead Jillian’s Guest article here on Birds of a Feather Press: Transforming your Travels into a Meaningful Memoir

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Big Fat Greek Odyssey

In the spring of 2010, Marjory McGinn, a journalist, left a quiet village in Scotland and relocated to Greece, despite the fact that the country was sliding into economic crisis. Her adventure in southern Greece lasted four years and became the subject of her three memoirs, as well as fodder for Marjory’s travel blog.

Marjory McGuinn Greek Odyssey Travel Memoirs


Non Fiction Guest Article ContributionRead Marjory’s Non-Fiction Author Interview here on Birds of a Feather Press

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If you’re a travel blogger who has written and published a book, please leave me a comment below so that I can chat to you about our Non-Fiction Author Interview series.

 

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