A registered nurse with over 33 years’ experience, Noreen had the travel bug since childhood when her family traveled extensively. Married to a retired Naval Officer, she then had the privilege of living in Italy enabling her to travel to 17 different European countries. Now as a travel writer, she not only travels but writes about exciting destinations like Europe, Mexico, the Caribbean and Hawaiian Islands. In less than three years, Noreen’s 235 published articles have appeared in 28 different online and print publications. She is a regular contributor for four magazines. Noreen is also the pioneer of Great Escape Publishing’s Travel Writer’s Café, an exclusive writing group designed for travel writers. You can read some of recent articles below.

5 Ways to Be a Better Writer in 2021

As German theologian Meister Eckhart once said, “suddenly you know: It’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.” Each new year brings new dreams, new plans, and new starts. And for travel writers, it’s the perfect time to re-examine priorities and improve skills. Every year since 2014, when I launched my […]

13 Ways to Travel Writing Success

I’d like to share something a little bit different with you today. Noreen Kompanik, travel writer and founder of The Travel Writers Café, recently recorded a video talking about her 13 best tips for success in travel writing. Noreen has some great insights into what it takes to be productive, successful, and happy as a […]