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Half-Price Sale on Dave’s Online Travel Writing Courses!

Half-Price Sale on Dave’s Online Travel Writing Courses!

Write the stories of your journeys – from personal travel diaries to publishable travel tales! Sale ends January 31.
Join Dave Fox on a Travel Writing Tour in Vietnam!

Join Dave Fox on a Travel Writing Tour in Vietnam!

Learn to write about your travels as we explore Dave's adopted home country!
Radio Interview with Rick Steves: Vietnam Part 2

Radio Interview with Rick Steves: Vietnam Part 2

Part two of Dave's radio interview with Rick Steves about life in Vietnam airs on January 21. Listen to it here!
Not My Bully: Part Three

Not My Bully: Part Three

"Get over it" is a favorite demand of bullies. I'll do that on my terms, not theirs.
Not My Bully: Part Two

Not My Bully: Part Two

I didn’t realize I had Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. A concert changed everything.
Not My Bully: Part One

Not My Bully: Part One

As a teenager, bullying nearly drove me to attempt suicide. Thirty-one years later, this is my story.
Sign Up for Dave’s Tanzania Travel Writing Safari!

Sign Up for Dave’s Tanzania Travel Writing Safari!

July 15-27, 2017: Write about your travels and experience the Great Migration of two-million animals! Explore Africa in the spirit of Ernest Hemingway!
Laos in Seconds: A Laotian Video Vacation

Laos in Seconds: A Laotian Video Vacation

Follow Dave's holiday in Laos. He's making a new, fast-paced video every day from December 19, 2016, to January 5, 2017.
Why I’d Rather Stab Myself in the Eardrums than Fly VietJet This Holiday Season

Why I’d Rather Stab Myself in the Eardrums than Fly VietJet This Holiday Season

A budget airline wishes its passengers a crappy new year.
Travel Writing Webinar: Follow-Up Q&A

Travel Writing Webinar: Follow-Up Q&A

This 20-minute video answers questions we didn't have time for during my recent travel writing webinar.
Free Travel Writing Webinar

Free Travel Writing Webinar

If you missed Dave's free, live webinar on November 15, you can watch a recording of it here.
Traveler’s Paranoia: Arriving After Midnight

Traveler’s Paranoia: Arriving After Midnight

A first nibble from the rough draft of Dave's forthcoming book, "The Ghosts of Bùi Viện Street."
My Secret Mission: Why I Left Saigon to Write About Saigon

My Secret Mission: Why I Left Saigon to Write About Saigon

Sometimes, the best plan is to drop everything and go do something drastic.
Video – Tormented Beauty on Côn Sơn Island

Video – Tormented Beauty on Côn Sơn Island

A video by Jeff Nesmith & Dave Fox: Until you step inside a former torture chamber and sense its ghosts, you cannot fully understand the energy such a place evokes.
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Writers’ Guidelines: Be a Globejotter!

Join our super-cool team of writers! Share your travel and humor tales on the new Globejotting.com.

Bloggage

Two Kinds of Flooding: Bùi Viện Street’s Halloween Mayhem

Two Kinds of Flooding: Bùi Viện Street’s Halloween Mayhem

Video: Halloween flooding and extreme motorbike gridlock in Ho Chi Minh City.

My Rick Steves Vietnam Interview – With “Liner Notes”

My Rick Steves Vietnam Interview – With “Liner Notes”

Listen to Dave's Vietnam radio interview with Rick Steves – and read his additional thoughts that never made it on the air.

Tough Cows and Tougher Bread: Growing Up German in America

Tough Cows and Tougher Bread: Growing Up German in America

Guest Globejotter Rudy Linke muses on the archaeological wonders of German cuisine.

Globejotting Writing Adventures are Back! Join Dave in Vietnam or Tanzania!

Globejotting Writing Adventures are Back! Join Dave in Vietnam or Tanzania!

Learn the art of travel writing in Southeast Asia or write your way through Tanzania in the footsteps of Hemingway.

Côn Đảo Part 3: The Serene Dichotomy of Côn Sơn Island

Côn Đảo Part 3: The Serene Dichotomy of Côn Sơn Island

Untrampled by tourism: Can tranquil beauty overcome this Vietnamese island's horrific past?

Story Overload: The Tales You Don’t Have Time to Write

Story Overload: The Tales You Don’t Have Time to Write

Writing is Like an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet. (You Can’t Actually Eat it All.)
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Travel & Humor E-Books on Kindle!

In addition to his full-length books, Dave’s got two Kindle-only travel and humor e-books. Download your copy now!

Flashbacks

Travel Writing Tip: The Question You Must Answer Before Writing Your Story

Travel Writing Tip: The Question You Must Answer Before Writing Your Story

Who? What? When? Where? Why? How? Those questions are irrelevant if you can't first answer a bigger question.
Sleepless in Southern Africa

Sleepless in Southern Africa

Dave's humor tale about animal noises in Botswana has just won a Solas Award for excellence in travel writing.
Video Diary: Flooding in Saigon

Video Diary: Flooding in Saigon

Life goes on as heavy rains inundate Saigon's backpacker quarter.
What’s Your Borneo?

What’s Your Borneo?

What's your fantasy destination and why? In this short video, Dave and Kattina talk about how to get there.
Ten Salty Mosquitoes

Ten Salty Mosquitoes

A lazy afternoon in Saigon: If people on the street are staring, wondering what we are doing there, we're in the right place.
Finnish Saunas: The Naked Truth

Finnish Saunas: The Naked Truth

"I was sitting alone, screamingly naked in a public place, not sure if I was supposed to be naked in this public place."