TBEX ’10: Where Travel Blogging Meets Speed Dating

This weekend, Audrey and I will be shaking hands and kissing babies, schmoozing and pressing flesh at a meet-and-greet with the well-traveled. Those of you in the circle know it as TBEX. To those of you outside the world of travel blogging -- yes, Virginia, there really is such a thing -- it's the Travel Blog Exchange conference.As we dropped in on PREBEX, an ad … [Read more...]

Do You Travel to Blog or Blog to Travel?

If you consider yourself a travel blogger, I have a question for you: Do your travels determine your blogging? Or does your blogging determine your travels?In other words, does your blogging life – your online persona and community – actively play a role in how you choose your travel destinations and activities? … [Read more...]

Bad Behavior Behaving Badly

We thought we were royally screwed yesterday. Our website shut us out. We couldn't post comments, create new posts or access other back-end functionality that allows us to manage the site. We received messages that our website's spam filter had "caught" us and was trying to protect the website...from us, its creators! Being blocked from sites and functionality is … [Read more...]