About Dave Fox
Dave Fox is best-selling humor and travel author, a lively public speaker, and a passionate writing and humor coach. Originally from the United States, he has traveled in more than 50 countries. He has lived in England, Turkey, and Norway, and speaks fluent Norwegian. He is currently based in Singapore.
Getting Lost: Mishaps of an Accidental Nomad, contains Dave’s tales of hilarious travel mishaps. In Globejotting: How to Write Extraordinary Travel Journals (and still have time to enjoy your trip!), he teaches journaling techniques that enhance the reader’s journey so that writing a travel diary doesn’t feel like an arduous chore. Both books are published by Inkwater Press, and both have been Amazon.com travel bestsellers. Dave has also published an audiobook CD and is currently working on a series of short e-books for Kindle.
The History Channel program, “Weird U.S.,” profiled Dave in its 2005 Christmas episode, “It’s a Wonderful Time to be Weird,” as a proud Norwegian-American who embraces his right to not eat lutefisk. He has also been an opening speaker for Princess Märtha Louise of Norway. In 2010, he was the featured travel expert on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s national New Year’s Eve broadcast. He has also been a guest on the “Travels with Rick Steves” Public Radio program in the United States.
From 1995 to 2011, Dave was based in Seattle and spent roughly three months each year in Europe guiding tours for Rick Steves‘ travel company. He has also guided humor-driven history tours for Bill Speidell’s Underground Tour in Seattle, and has led small-group travel writing adventures in Vietnam and Botswana with his own company, Globejotter Tours.
In July, 2011, he moved to Singapore with his wife, Kattina, who teaches at the Singapore American School. He works as a freelance travel writer, and writing a humor coach, and offers a series of online writing workshops.
Dave is a lively interviewee and an energetic public speaker. He is happy to share his knowledge with the media and enjoys giving presentations to groups of five or 500.
For interview and speaking requests, please e-mail him at email@example.com.