This Week in Travel – Episode 271

This week’s guest is Don George. Don is the author of The Way of Wanderlust: The Best Travel Writing of Don George and of How to Be a Travel Writer.

Currently Editor at Large for National Geographic Travel, he has been Travel Editor at the San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle, Salon, and Lonely Planet. In addition to writing and editing, he also teaches workshops and leads tours around the world.

This Week’s News

  • What is Travel Shaming?
  • Don George talks about his new ebook, “Wanderlust in the Time of Coronavirus.”


This Week’s Destination: San Francisco

  • Don: Restaurants – Greens, Zuni Cafe
  • Jen: Clement Street in the Inner Richmond. Family Travel Hotel Zephyr, Fisherman’s Wharf, Exploratorium, Adult travel: Carvallo Point
  • Gary: National Parks in the Bay Area

Picks of the Week


Gary – Starlink – expanded Beta into rural areas – Australia and New Zealand, will change travel over the next several years. Life changing internet for remote areas

Jen – COVID-19 US Travel Restrictions: State-by-State Guide for March 2021https://www.travelpulse.com/gallery/impacting-travel/covid-19-us-travel-restrictions-state-by-state-guide-for-march-2021.html

Don – Autumn Light by Pico Iyer, Long Pedal of the Sea by Isabelle Allende

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