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I write Notes from the Road because I love to write and share thoughts with my fellow travelers. Please send me a note and let me know about your travels and your travel projects.

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Do You Accept Guest Posts?

There are no guest posts on this site, and there never will be. Notes from the Road has a strict policy against all guest posts.

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Notes from the Road does not review any travel products or services, whatsoever.

But I'll Let You Stay at My Hotel for Free!

Independent travel journalists should never accept freebies. I have written for Notes from the Road since 1999, and never once have I accepted gifts from the travel industry. If my readers are to trust me, it's important that my voice is not influenced by an industry keen to influence travel readers.

I Want to Tell you about My Travels!

OMG, Please do. I write this site to meet people like you.

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I Want to Travel a Lot too, but Reality!?

Yup, there is no magic super sauce to the question of how to travel more. I love to talk about travel plans and eeking out more ways to spend time on the road, even when we have a full schedule. Shoot me your ideas.

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