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GoNOMAD's Travel Writers

There are hundreds of contributors who have written for us since we began publishing in 2000. Here are our most regular and frequent contributors who have each written many stories and travel regularly for us.


Danielle Aihini
is currently studying Journalism and Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Cathie Arquilla
Cathie is a stylist and tastemaker who looks for the finest things in life.
Lauryn Axelrod
Lauryn founded GoNOMAD in 2000. Having traveled to over 45 countries since the age of 15, Lauryn is an incurable nomad. As a writer, photographer and documentary filmmaker, her work has appeared on PBS, in the NY Times, Videomaker Magazine, Transitions Abroad, Vermont Magazine and many others.
Richard Bangs
travels the world and shares his top notch videos on YouTube. Read more of his stories on GoNOMAD.
Cindy Bigras
Cindy loves all things Italian and is a sticker for details
Kathleen Broadhurst
Kathleen is a permaculture expert who lives in Boston.
Andrew Christian Castillo
has been around the world and back again; and currently resides in pretty little Northampton, Massachusetts. He's a writer and editor for GoNOMAD.
Kate Cosme
Kate is a family travel expert who helps deliver babies when she's not traveling with kids
Wynne Crombie
met her husband Kent in Berlin 43 years ago and they have been traveling ever since. She has been published in Dallas Morning News Travel Section, Travel and Leisure, Christian Science Monitor and other publications.
James Michael Dorsey
is an explorer,award winning author,and lecturer who has traveled extensively in 45 countries.
Jack Dunphy
Jack rides bikes, kayaks and runs a property management business in Greenfield MA. His most recent project is the Orange Innovation Center, where an old mill is being transformed for the 21st century.
Mridula Dwivedi
Mridula is one of India's top travel bloggers.
Margie Goldsmith
Margie had visited more then 200 countries and has a video production company in New York City.
Eleanor Harte
loves photography, reading, and being creative. She's training for a half marathon and working on her journalism career. She lives in Boston, where she's still editing, writing and saving for her next trip!
Max Hartshorne
Max is the guy who runs GoNOMAD and chooses which stories to publish.
Shady Hartshorne
Shady is a video editor who travels with his wife Laurie, he doesn't get to travel as much as he'd like.
Stephen Hartshorne
Steve loves reading old books he finds at flea markets and rummage sales.
John Henderson
John Henderson spent decades as a sports reporter in Denver. He recently moved to Rome Italy and now shares stories about the city.
Herb Hiller
Herb writes about authentic and out of the way places in the United States.
Kent E. St. John
was our Senior travel editor from 2000-20012, he traveled widely and was beloved by all GoNOMAD people. He passed away in 2012.
Tim Leffel
Tim publishes several websites and writes about the world's cheapest
Susan McKee
Susan has a degree in art history and sees quite a bit of the world
Rick Millikan
Much-traveled freelance writer/photographer team, Chris and hubby Rick Millikan live near Vancouver, British Columbia, on Canada’s beautiful west coast.Former educators, they now present the joys of travel as an inviting 'curriculum' -- globe trotting in search of zany, cultural and historic adventures.
Daniel Peltier
Dan graduated from UMass in 2014 and is now working in NYC.
Inka Piegsa-Quischotte
is the glamour Granny who lives in Spain and goes everywhere.
David Rich
David is the most traveled person of our writers, he's lived and visited 100s of countries.
Kristen Richard
When she is not writing she enjoys photography, running, biking, horseback riding, and finding new places to travel.
Shelley Rotner
is a prolific photographer and writer, with more than 30 children's books already published and new ones coming out frequently.
Habeeb Salloum
Habeeb has been a travel writer longer than anyone else on this page
Esha Sampajpati
Esha was born in India and used to work in advertising, now she has a son
Shelley Seale
Shelley has made a career out of traveling for free and giving back.
Paul Shoul
Paul is GoNOMAD's Staff Photographer. He shoots for the Valley Advocate, Preview magazine and the Boston Globe, among other outlets.
Jean M. Spoljaric
lives in New York State and loves diving as well as boating.
Sonja Stark
Sony is a former TV station camera operator who now owns her own video production company
Janis Turk
Janis finds beauty in the world and loves nothing more than travel
Karin-Marijke Vis
and her partner Coen Wubbels, photographer, have been overlanding in Asia and South America since 2003. They have been assigned the Overlanders of the Year Award 2013. Their work has been published in 4WD/car monthlies and in travel magazines.
Helena Wahlstrom
Helena, the Northern Traveler, is from Finland
Ginger Warder
Ginger lives in St. Petersburg Florida and is an active member of the Society of American Travel Writers.
Kelly Westhoff
Kelly traveled around the world with her husband Quang and now has a family
Laurieanne Wysocki
is a guide who travels with groups all over Europe on luxury cruise ships. She's also an artist and writer, and lives in Western Massachusetts.

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