Great Escape Radio: Episode 173: Triple Threat: Travel writing, photography, and video are a perfect trio for earning a side income

“Take off on a quest or a personal search until you find yourself. You either find yourself or decide to go home.”–Bel Woodhouse Host, Jody Maberry and Director, Lori Allen introduce us to Bel Woodhouse. “Bel is quite the spitfire,” says Lori. “She’s an ex-Navy kick butt woman!” Bel makes an indelible impression on everyone […]

Great Escape Radio: Episode 172: From Global Nomad to Stock Photographer

“Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies.”—Diane Arbus Host, Jody Maberry brings Elizabeth Coughlin back to the show. Elizabeth refers to herself as a geriatric nomad. For 14 years, she and her husband taught in international schools around the world—with their daughters in tow. When her husband […]

Great Escape Radio: Episode 171: Growing your knowledge as a travel writer

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”—Saint Augustine  Host, Jody Maberry brings travel writer, Terri Marshall back to the show. Jody catches up with Terri while she is in Delray Beach, Florida attending the AWAI Copywriting Bootcamp where she’s learning new writing skills and more about running […]

Great Escape Radio: Episode 167: The Not-So-Pleasant Joys of Traveling Overseas

“I went all the way across the world and realized people there are just like me.”—Jody Maberry Great Escape Radio host, Jody Maberry and Great Escape Publishing Director, Lori Allen reflect on Jody’s first international trip. Jody had never left the country before his recent trip to Kuwait. It was a “go big or go […]

Great Escape Radio: Episode 166: Starting Small as a Travel Writer

“The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”—Chinese Proverb Great Escape Radio host, Jody Maberry welcomes Tracey Minkin, Senior Travel Editor for Coastal Living magazine back to the show. Jody and Tracey met at the Ultimate Travel Writer’s Workshop in Austin, Texas last September where they both experienced the excitement and […]

Great Escape Radio: Episode 164: A Recap of the Ultimate Photographer’s Workshop

“Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets planning.”—Thomas Edison Host, Jody Maberry and Director, Lori Allen talk about the recent Ultimate Photographer’s Workshop in St. Louis, Missouri. Lori shares her thoughts on the event… “This was our 174th live event and I think it may be my favorite one yet!” From the outstanding staff […]