Becoming a Travel Writer with the Gogobot Travel Salon

On April 10, Gogobot will be hosting their first-ever Travel Salon in San Francisco! If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to become a travel writer, while receiving tips from established authors and networking with other travelers, this is the event for you. It’ll be held at Monarch, a beautiful new lounge in SoMa.

Note: I’m currently working with this awesome company, so I may be slightly biased in determining the event’s expected awesomeness. Additionally, I will be there myself, so I can assure you the event will be awesome.

Here’s the info:’s first-ever Travel Salon, an intimate gathering of writers and travelers for the 21st Century. Talk travel and the digital world, meet fellow travelers and writers, and win the chance to become a paid writer for our blog!

RSVP now at the Gogobot Travel Salon Eventbrite page
Event listing on Facebook
First drink is free with admission!

Are guidebooks becoming irrelevant? Travel writers have shaped our time on the road since the advent of Baedeker’s, but that’s all changing. Join us for a discussion on the Future of Travel with a panel including The panel includes Broke-Ass Stuart, author of guides to SF and NYC, and star of his own television show, Mike McColl, founder of, Erin Caslavka ( and Alex Leviton, Editorial Director at Gogobot and author of guidebooks for Lonely Planet. The panel will discuss where they think the world of travel is headed. Later, get up close with the writers in smaller group discussions on their area of expertise.

Send us a link to your two favorite Gogobot reviews. We will pick one user who is present at the Salon to write a blog post for our blog. We’ll also have a door prize for a night’s stay at the Best Western El Rancho Inn, where you can park and spend the night near SFO the night before your next big adventure (a $150 value!). Email a link to two Gogobot reviews to by April 8, 2012 to enter.

Hope to see you there!