At the ASJA Content Connections conference Nov. 13, keynote speaker Jay Heinrichs said some incredibly kind things about a story that I wrote for Southwest Airline’s Spirit Magazine (Now called Southwest: The Magazine). Since the magazine doesn’t keep archives for very long–the story ran in 2010–I wanted to share it here. Thanks for all who […]Read more "How Mya Saved Jacob by Kate Silver"
I recently traveled to the Murcia region of Spain on a press trip. Here’s the first in a series of what I saw: Parador de Lorca Usually, when I think of Paradors, I think of very, very old Spanish buildings converted to hotels: palaces, castles, convents. In Lorca, the Parador is actually brand new. It […]Read more "From Castle to Quake: A Journey through Lorca, Spain"
From Lorca, we traveled to San Pedro del Pinatar, Spain, a coastal city on the Mediterranean. Here, visitors can soak in the Mar Menor, a lagoon-like portion of the Mediterranean, separated from the sea by a 13-mile sleeve, called “La Manga.” We’ll get to the sleeve in a second. Within the town of San Pedro […]Read more "Mar Menor, La Manga and a Gated Community in Spain"
My favorite city in Murcia was, hands down, Cartagena. I’d book a vacation to this town any day. It’s got a bit of everything: history, modern architecture, food, views, the ocean, Roman ruins and ducks that guard a castle. Yes, ducks that guard a castle. We started our visit riding 45 meters up a giant, […]Read more "Traveling to Cartagena and Jumilla: Route of Wine in Spain"
We stayed in Murcia for two nights, and it would have been great to stick around longer. This is a city–and region–that’s largely unknown to Americans, but it should definitely be on your radar. It’s affordable, easy to get around, and chock full of all of the mandatory things a Spanish destination should have: we […]Read more "Exploring Murcia, Spain"
I was recently asked to write a blog for The Meeting Pool on how to hire a great content writer. Here are my thoughts, which apply across the board, not just to the meetings market: You know the old saying about the bear and the woods? Well the same idea applies across a lot of […]Read more "Write On: 7 Tips to Meet the Right Content Writer"
Here’s Neil’s lens to our DIY 26-mile walking marathon.Read more "Photo Essay: DIY Marathon, Chicago"