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McCool Travel interview with Mike Shubic of Mike's Road Trip

5 Minutes With Mike Shubic of Mikes Road Trip

For McCool Travel’s 141st travel interview, I am pleased to introduce you to Mike Shubic of Mike’s Road Trip. I recently attended two conferences—in Alabama and in Nepal—and Mike spoke about video at both. In Nepal (I am still amazed to say that), Mike and I talked road trips, video, travel business, and more. Mike Shubic‘s bio: Mike Shubic […]

McCool Travel interview with Dave Briggs of Dave's Travel Pages

5 Minutes With Dave Briggs of Daves Travel Pages

For McCool Travel’s 140th travel interview, I am pleased to introduce you to Dave Briggs of Dave’s Travel Pages—one of the oldest online travel brands. On a recent trip to Nepal (yes, Nepal), I joined eight other travel professionals on a five day mountain trek on the Annapurna Circuit. Dave was the fittest person in our group but also […]

McCool Travel interview with Chris Backe of One Weird Globe

5 Minutes With Chris Backe of One Weird Globe

For McCool Travel’s 139th travel interview, I am pleased to present Chris Backe. Bizarre, offbeat, quirky, unique, weird, random. Enough about me. Kidding aside, I love seeing social media posts from Chris Backe because they always entertain, inform, and enlighten me. He recently published a book about Florida weirdness—called What the Florida (buy it!)—since I grew up in Florida I had […]

travel interview with Chef Dennis K. Littley of Ask Chef Dennis

5 Minutes With Dennis Littley of Ask Chef Dennis

For McCool Travel’s 138th travel interview, I am pleased to present Chef Dennis Littley from Ask Chef Dennis. I met him at the closing social event at the recent TBEX travel conference in Huntsville, Alabama, where my hands and face were halfway into a plate of Asian ribs. Dennis was gracious enough to not flee our table and I am inspired […]

McCool Travel interview with Savannah Grace of Sihpromatum

5 Minutes With Savannah Grace

For McCool Travel’s 137th travel interview, I am pleased to present Savannah Grace. In 2013 with fellow adventure traveller Shane Dallas (@TheTravelCamel), Savannah founded #TRLT (The Road Less Travelled) Twitter chat which now regularly ranks as the top travel chat in the world. She is an adventurer, author, and desires to visit every country on Earth. Savannah Grace‘s bio: Savannah Grace of […]

McCool Travel interview with Cacinda Maloney

5 Minutes With Cacinda Maloney of Points and Travel

For McCool Travel’s 136th travel profile, I am pleased to present Cacinda Maloney. Dr. Maloney—she is a licensed chiropractor in Arizona—made a decision long ago to travel 6 weeks every year and now travels full time. I met her briefly last year but then spent more time with her on a magnificent trip to Lake Charles, Louisiana, where we […]

McCool travel interview with Sandy and Vyjay of Voyager

5 Minutes With Sandy and Vyjay of Voyager

For McCool Travel’s 135th travel profile, I am pleased to present Sandy and Vyjay of Voyager (IMVoyager on most social media channels). Like my prior interview (Stef Ferro), Sandy and Vyjay appear in the top 10 of the top 1000 Travel Bloggers list (number 7 this week) and I wanted to know more about them. So I asked … Sandy and Vyjay’s bio: Sandy […]

McCool Travel interview with Stefano Ferro of

5 Minutes With Stefano Ferro

For McCool Travel’s 134th travel profile, I am happy to introduce you to Stefano Ferro. Stef is a brilliant photographer I discovered through my online travel exploits. He regularly appears in the top 10 of the top 1000 Travel Bloggers list (number 3 this week) and I wanted to know more about him. So I asked … Stefano Ferro‘s bio: Stefano Ferro […]


5 Minutes With Jessica Lipowski

For McCool Travel’s 133rd travel profile, I am happy to present Jessica Lipowski. Jessica co-hosts two of my favorite Twitter chats, #TRLT and #CultureTrav. Please also see the published interviews with her co-host friends Shane Dallas and Nicolette Orlemans. Jessica Lipowski‘s bio: Jessica Lipowski Hometown … Detroit, Michigan Always in my luggage … Passport, toothbrush, and appropriate chargers 3 favorite home-away-from-home places … Amsterdam, […]

McCool Travel interview with Carmen Edelson

5 Minutes With Carmen Edelson of Carmen’s Luxury Travel

For McCool Travel’s 132st travel profile, I am happy to present Carmen Edelson of Carmen’s Luxury Travel. We have been social media friends for years and I love her focus of luxury travel along with family travel. Carmen Edelson’s bio: Carmen Edelson – Carmen’s Luxury Travel Hometown … I grew up in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, but now live in Fort Lauderdale. Always […]