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Benefits of “Travel Writer’s Mindset” with Perry Garfinkel

Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

Release Date: 05/19/2015

Join Associate Producer Laurie McAndish King  for a conversation with longtime New York Times contributor Perry Garfinkel on the Lowell Thomas Award-winning podcast, Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer.

What do travel writing and Buddhism have in common? How can a “travel writer’s mindset” extend your vacation and make it more enjoyable? Why does a professional travel writer recommend modeling after the masters—and stealing freely? (And what did Perry Garfinkel steal from Woody Allen?)

Learn all this and more from Garfinkel, a travel writing teacher and author of Buddha or Bust: In Search of Truth, Meaning, Happiness, and the Man Who Found Them All and Travel Writing for Profit and Pleasure. He will also give us a preview of his upcoming travel writing workshop (August 30 – September 5, 2015) on Martha’s Vineyard.