Contributing Travel Writers

Our Travel Writers, by alphabetical order of the writers’ first name:

Don Jibaro

don jibaro

Don Jibaro’s website is a popular site about Puerto Rican culture. He’s a well-known internet figure among Puerto Ricans all over the world. One of his sayings, “A Puerto Rican shall not be boring” is a true reflection of his fun website. Loved by countless visitors worldwide, has been online since the early 1990’s pioneering days of the internet. He’s a writer, webmaster, musician, father, and a teacher. 

“Peachy” (Lauretta)

Lauretta Captain Jetson

Lauretta is a Captain Jetson staff-writer, based in Los Angeles. The California native has been involved in the airline travel industry for more than 30 years. As a highly experienced world traveler for most of her life, she is contributing to articles within the areas of travel where she is truly an expert, benefiting our readers.

Susan Stephens


Susan is an accomplished travel writer based in Portland, Oregon. Her website is a Pacific Northwest travel site called Her blog focuses on Pacific Northwest travel but also is a place showcasing all of her travels. It is a great place to start when planning your next vacation to her area of the world.

Christine Mungai

Christine Mungai

Christine is a popular travel writer based in Kenya. We asked this rising star in the world of authors to describe herself as a writer:

“Combine passion and professionalism and you have Christine Mungai. She is a professional freelance writer for hire, specializing in writing about travel and gambling. When she isn’t writing, you can find her at playgroups with her toddler dishing out the latest parent fail. Ask her about football; it’s her secret talent!”

Drew Farmer

Drew Farmer

Drew is an accomplished British journalist with more than a decade of experience in writing about sports, adventure, and travel.

Bud Kraus

Bud Kraus

Bud Kraus has been a prominent Word Press and web design teacher and an author for more than 20 years. He can be found at He is also Captain Les’ friend as well as WordPress teacher.

His WordPress classes are taught in New York City, while his online students are located all over the world.  Bud is the creator of the “WP A To Z Series”, a free WordPress training service. He works with small businesses and their websites.

Bridget Coleman

FlashpackerGirl, Bridget Coleman, Author

Bridget, best known as “TheFlashpacker” is a proud Londoner and has a passion for exploring both familiar and unfamiliar corners of our globe. 70 countries down, but many more to go! Her very popular blog and travel site focus on inspiring and informing solo travel in affordable luxury, with a sprinkling of London stories.

Brittnay Bailey, Author

Brittnay Bailey

Brittnay is an Aussie and one half of The Travelling House Sitters. She has been living in London for the past two years and recently moved home to Melbourne.

She visited over 21 countries in Europe and Africa in that time.

You can find all her adventures in housesitting and travels on her site,

Steve Long

Steve Long, Author

Steve is the co-founder of The Travel Brief, an online travel guide to off-the-beaten-path destinations around the world.

Originally from Toronto, Steve has traveled to 43 countries so far, and now he is living as a digital nomad in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Luke Douglas

Luke Douglas,

Luke is a fitness, health and travel blogger. He is editor in chief at blog and one of the contributors at blogs Traveltalk and Chispa Magazine.                            

He follows the trends in fitness, gym, and healthy life and loves to share his knowledge through useful and informative articles.


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Cloe Matheson

Cloe hails from Dunedin, New Zealand, enjoying her career as a freelance writer for various sites. She loves the thrill of exploring new towns in her home country and has written for travel sites such as Active Asia.

Jordan Greene

Jordan Greene, Author

You can call me Dan. I’m a backpacker and a self-taught cook. I’ve been to a few countries, mostly in Asia and Europe. I write articles as a part-time job. I have two lazy dogs, a pug (Bingo) and a husky (Reese).

You can find out about our contributing aviation expert writers (aviation subjects, airlines, air travel) HERE.

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