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Sale on Life Coaching for Expats and Creative People

Sale on Life Coaching for Expats and Creative People

Dave is now a certified life coach and he's running a big sale! Clear out your mental static and achieve your big life goals! Seven slots remain at these special discount prices.
Discounts on Online Writing Courses

Discounts on Online Writing Courses

Join Dave's online courses at the lowest prices of the year – and get a chance to win a free one-on-one coaching session!
Travel Writing and Cultural Adaptation Workshops for Students and Teachers

Travel Writing and Cultural Adaptation Workshops for Students and Teachers

Dave's new workshop series helps schools offer richer educational travel experiences.
Be Your Own Travel Writing Coach

Be Your Own Travel Writing Coach

Critique your own travel writing with this questionnaire. Make sure your leads are strong, your writing is crisp, and your endings are solid.
Train Wrecks Are Your Superpower!

Train Wrecks Are Your Superpower!

One simple tweak in the way you think can determine whether or not your accomplish your dreams.
Globejotting Travel Show: Borderline Insanity

Globejotting Travel Show: Borderline Insanity

From explosives in carry-on bags to wrestling in a pile of money, listeners share their craziest border crossing stories.
The Ghosts of Bùi Viện Street: Notes from My Rick Steves Radio Interview

The Ghosts of Bùi Viện Street: Notes from My Rick Steves Radio Interview

Rick interviews Dave about his forthcoming book, The Ghosts of Bùi Viện Street. Listen and read Dave's follow-up notes.
Globejotting Travel Show: Escaping Poverty in Siem Reap

Globejotting Travel Show: Escaping Poverty in Siem Reap

A former beggar shares her story and talks about child labor near Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
Globejotting Travel Show: Shannon Leone Fowler on “Traveling with Ghosts”

Globejotting Travel Show: Shannon Leone Fowler on “Traveling with Ghosts”

After her fiancé died from a jellyfish sting in Thailand, Shannon Leone Fowler sought solace through travel.
New Online Course: Deep Travel

New Online Course: Deep Travel

Have adventures no guidebook can tell you about! Discover how to embrace culture shock and plunge deep into amazing travel experiences.
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Be Your Own Humor Writing Coach

Be Your Own Humor Writing Coach

Use this free self-critique form to punch up your humor writing and make it funnier!

Globejotting Travel Show: Stuck at the Airport with Harriet Baskas

Globejotting Travel Show: Stuck at the Airport with Harriet Baskas

If you love travel but hate airports, you don't want to miss Dave's chat with USA Today's airport travel specialist.

Globejotting Travel Show: Disruptive Empowerment in the African Safari Industry

Globejotting Travel Show: Disruptive Empowerment in the African Safari Industry

Wildlife biologist Bill Given talks with Dave about his quest to encourage local ownership of African safari camps.

Globejotting Travel Show Episode 3: Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan with Kirsten Koza

Globejotting Travel Show Episode 3: Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan with Kirsten Koza

Canadian travel humorist Kirsten Koza talks about her travels in "the Stans," and her 1977 summer camp debacle in the USSR.

Catch the New Globejotting Travel Show on Expat Radio!

Catch the New Globejotting Travel Show on Expat Radio!

Episode one debuts Tuesday, October 31, and repeats on Monday, November 6.
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Flashbacks

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.
Infiltrating the Beautiful People

Infiltrating the Beautiful People

A travel-humor flashback from 2002: Dave goes undercover in France to judge the judgmental.
Banana the Octopus

Banana the Octopus

A weird birthday tale for my delightfully weird wife – because this is what too many hours of flying does to me.
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.
Travel Writing Tips for Beginners: Get Specific

Travel Writing Tips for Beginners: Get Specific

Part one in a three part series: Polish your “rough draft” travel diaries into stories you can publish.