Author Profile: Trisha Miller

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Trisha Miller

Trisha Miller Editor-in-Chief, - Trisha joined the Travel Industry in 1996 with a background in telecommunications and helped to build (and later sell) one of the industry's top inbound call centers specializing in air travel.

Her career in Travel Writing began with creating destination-specific content for a corporate travel intranet, and continued as she contributed content to a large number of travel-related companies that were establishing an online presence throughout the late '90's and early '00's.

Currently she is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, and a former Board Member of the International Food, Wine, and Travel Writers Association (2009-2015).  Still a frequent world traveler, and occasional guest-blogger on a number of other Travel Blogs, Trisha writes about travel and technology, sometimes both at the same time.

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Articles By Trisha  »

Inside the Success of NomadicMatt
Posted in First Person Experience, Getting Started, Interviews on 9 July 2019
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After reviewing Matt Kepnes’ recent book — Ten Years a Nomad: A Traveler’s Journey Home — Matt sat down with TWE to let us dig deeper into the details on his life and hugely successful travel blog. Tell us how you got started! How did you become Nomadic Matt? I became “Nomadic Matt” by accident. […]

Book Review: Ten Years a Nomad
Posted in Book Reviews, Overcoming Obstacles on 1 July 2019
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Matt Kepnes (aka Nomadic Matt) has finally remained still long enough to pen a memoir about his many years as a globe-trotter…. … and how he wound up building a blog that inspired hundreds (maybe thousands?) to follow in his footsteps as he followed those whose guides he devoured and who served as his own […]

The Traveler Vs. Tourist Debate
Posted in First Person Experience, Year End Reflections on 1 December 2017
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I’ve had it up to my eyeballs with this silly debate….. During a recent conversation with a young-ish travel blogger, one who hasn’t even been alive as long as I’ve been traveling on my own (yes, as an adult), I was told “Oh sure I travel a lot but I’m NOT a tourist, I’ve NEVER […]

Are Internships Worth Pursuing?
Posted in Enhance Your Writing, Getting Started, Opportunities, Writer's Education on 20 January 2017
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So you’re a travel blogger, but you want to be a professional journalist. You want credibility and recognition. That means building a portfolio of published articles, honing your skills to produce quality content, and developing a network of contacts with editors and publishers. It means writing for prestigious media outlets, not just your own or […]

A Conversation with David Farley and NomadicMatt
Posted in Getting Started, Interviews, Writer's Education, Writer's Resources on 11 October 2016
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One of the most well-known and respected travel writers out there (David Farley) has teamed up with one of the most successful travel bloggers (Nomadic Matt) to create a travel writing course. I was really excited to learn about their course — “How to Be a Travel Writer” — because as someone who has seen […]

Book Review: Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers
Posted in Book Reviews on 26 August 2013
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Though not a book written specifically for travel writers… …Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers: 101 Motivational Stories for Writers – Budding or Bestselling – from Books to Blogs is nonetheless one I’d recommend to any writer. I thought I’d be able to skim through it and still write a credible review, however, […]

Changing Priorities: A Year-End Reflection
Posted in First Person Experience, Overcoming Obstacles, Year End Reflections on 26 December 2011
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Last year at about this time I wrote a blog post about… …how I spend the last week of every year (as I have for many years) in quiet reflection on what I’ve accomplished during the year that’s just passed… …did I meet all of my goals? Some of them? Am I happy with how […]

Q&A: What’s the Best Style of Travel Writing?
Posted in Q&A on 19 September 2011
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Time for another question from my mailbag! Okay, it’s not really a “mailbag”, it’s my inbox, but “question from my inbox” just doesn’t have quite the same ring. Nevertheless, this is another question I’m frequently asked by travel writers and bloggers…. Q. I keep hearing about this “debate” over what’s considered the best travel writing […]

Top 7 Posts Worth Revisiting
Posted in Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles, Tips & Tricks on 12 September 2011
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Many of our readers are already familiar with TripBase’s 7 Links Project… …And many have already participated. For those of you who may not have heard of it, the idea is for nominated bloggers to offer their readers a roundup of links to previous posts, one in each of seven categories, as a way of […]

Marketing Your Magazine Articles: Inside Secrets of a Successful Freelance Writer
Posted in Book Reviews, Opportunities, Travel Writing Books on 29 August 2011
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What’s the one thing every writer must do to be considered a professional? Get their articles published and get paid for it. Last week I reviewed Roy Stevenson’s eBook, “Free and Low Cost Travel: Inside Secrets of a Successful Travel Writer“, about how to enjoy one of the perks of being a professional travel writer. […]



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