Since her first taste of Europe at the age of twenty-one, Evita Robinson has been to over twenty countries and lived on three different continents, including France, Japan, and Thailand. She is the creator of the NomadnessTV web series and the founder of the Nomadness Travel Tribe.
Costas Christ is Editor At Large for National Geographic Traveler and a member of the National Geographic Editorial Council. His articles and essays have appeared in some of the world’s leading publications, including the New York Times, Boston Globe, International Herald Tribune, and Sunday Times of London.
Gary Arndt is an awarding winning travel photographer who has been traveling around the world non-stop since 2007. His blog Everything Everywhere one of the Top 25 Blogs on the Internet by Time Magazine in 2010. He is a regular contributor to American Forces Radio and has appeared in the New York Times, CNN, BBC, The Atlantic, Outside Magazine and many other news outlets around the world.
Erin Byrne is author of Wings: Gifts of Art, Life, and Travel in France, editor of Vignettes & Postcards From Paris and Vignettes & Postcards From Morocco, and writer of The Storykeeper film. Her work has won three Grand Prize Solas Awards, an Accolade Award for film, and was a finalist for Foreword Reviews’ Book of the Year.
Jonathan Yevin is recognized as a pioneer of “no-baggage” travel, having embarked on many voyages around the world with only a passport, money, phone and toothbrush. He has written for Rough Guides, Fodor’s, Frommer’s, Conde Nast Traveler, Outside, Matador Travel, and been profiled by Lonely Planet, Financial Times, U.S. News & World Report, Travel & Leisure, Details and Maxim.
Lola Akinmade Åkerström is an award-winning writer and photographer whose work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, BBC, CNN, The Guardian, Travel + Leisure, Slate, MSNBC, Huffington Post, Travel Channel, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, National Geographic Channel, and the New York Times online.
Wade Shepard is a traveling writer who has been moving through the world for the past 16 years, going to over 55 countries. He is the author of Ghost Cities of China: The Story of Cities without People in the World’s Most Populated Country.
Lauren Quinn is a writer, editor, traveler, and former expat. Her work has appeared in Guernica, The Guardian, Vela, Best Women’s Travel Writing, and The Best American Travel Writing 2015. She is currently teaching middle school in Los Angeles.
Simon Fenton is a travel writer and photographer. He lives in Senegal with his Senegalese partner Khady and their sons Gulliver and Alfie, running a guest house that he built. Squirting Milk at Chameleons is an account of his journey to West Africa and a year of life there.
Ann Marie Brown is the author of 13 outdoor travel guidebooks to California and the West. Her work has appeared in Sunset, VIA, Backpacker, Sierra, Travel + Leisure, Wanderlust, Cross Country Skier and other magazines and newspapers.
Ernest White II is a writer, educator, and native Floridian. The former assistant editor of Time Out São Paulo, he has been published in Time Out London, Ebony, TravelChannel.com, and American Airlines’ Black Atlas. He has appeared as a host on the Travel Channel’s Destination Showdown, and in the documentary film Gringo Trails. He maintains a semi-regular blog on international travel from an African-American perspective, called Fly Brother.