Press & Projects



Co-Founder Of The Travel+SocialGood Media Network

Founder of Responsible Tourism Twitter Chat (#RTTC)

Founder of Epicure & Culture Tours


Top 100 Travel Blogs 2017 (Asher Fergusson)

Top Travel Pinners To Follow On Pinterest 2016 (Peanuts or Pretzels)

11 Slow Travellers to Follow on Instagram (Charlie On Travel)

Best Budget Travel Blogs You Should Be Reading In 2016 (CreditDonkey)

Top Blogs For Solo Female Travel Inspiration (Free Candie)

Top Blogs To Follow For 2016 (Peanuts of Pretzels)

Top 20 Photography Bloggers Of 2015 (HolidayLettings/TripAdvisor)

One Lovely Blog Award (The Gift of Travel)

Best Travel Blogs To Follow In 2015 (

Top 20 New York-Based Travel Bloggers (FlipKey)

Top 25 Travel Blogs: 2015 Viator Travel Awards (Viator)

50 Kick-Ass Female Travel Blogs To Follow In 2014 (Travel Junkette)


To learn more about me, you can check out the following interviews at:

Nomadic Matt

Tracy’s New York Life

Charles McCool, Life By Design


Travel With Bender

Airline Miles Experts

International Air Transport Association

Meet The Nomads/Flip Nomad

Go! Girl Guides

Johnny Jet


OneTravel (Beach Travel)

Viator (A Local’s Guide to Brooklyn)

The Gift of Travel

The Displaced Nation

Wanderlust and Lipstick

Fix Reserve Culture Shock

Friendly Planet

Her Packing List (Packing & Backpacking)

Go Power Kick

Gotta Keep Movin’ (The Travel Ten)

Fit When Traveling (Staying Fit On The Road

HotelClub (NYC’s Hidden Gems Revealed)

The Traveling Eye (Radio)

Melodia Stereo 96.9 (Colombia/Radio)

Travelgreek Travelcast with Cycle O’Donnell (Podcast)

Not A Ballerina


HostelBooker’s Featured Album (India)

Spoke(n) Art Cycle Photography

Journeywoman’s 2015 International Women’s Day Exhibit


Author of “Epicure & Culture’s Ultimate Guide For The Responsible Traveler

Author of “The Ultimate Guide To Solo Travel

Co-Author Of “Hostels 101: The Ultimate Hostel Guide”

Contributor To The “Solo Traveler Accommodation Guide”

Author Of “The Hungry Hipster’s Guide To Williamsburg, Brooklyn”

As Seen On

Along with writing and editing Jessie on a Journey and Epicure & Culture, Jessie’s work has appeared in:

US News & World Report Travel

International Air Transport Association


Huffington Post

Outside Magazine



Shermans Travel

Digital First Media’s network of 75+ newspapers

Business Insider

Untapped Cities

AOL Travel

The Daily Meal



The Matador Network


Travel + Escape (Online and Digital)

A Luxury Travel Blog


Eagle Creek


The Culture-Ist

Go Overseas

Go Nomad

Europe Up Close

Europe a la Carte

The Expeditioner


Travel Squire

Flight Network


Brooklyn Exposed

Travel Longer (digital)

Discover Magazine (print)

Long Island Pulse (print)

Wild Junket (print)

Up! Magazine (print)

bThere Magazine (print)

In The News

Business Insider

MishFish12 Weekly Recap (February 2015)

Travel Channel This Week In Travel (February 2015)


Tahiti News

Freelance Push

LandLopers Picks of the Week (Dec 07, 2013)

LandLopers Picks of the Week (Jan 18, 2014)

4Petra (Photo of the Day)

When Blogging Becomes A Job (Sole Sisters)

Money And Time Prevent College Students From Traveling The World (Ready Set Roam)

April Wanderlust Weekend (Time Travel Plans)

My Travel Bookshelf: Armchair Traveling For May 2014 (The Girl and the Globe)

Bi-Weekly Travel Inspiration (Food & Photos RTW)

Notes of Nomads

You Should Read This Link Round-Up (The Let’s Go Ladies)

Amazing Reads of the Week (Airline Miles Experts)

What We’re Reading (TBEX)

Syndicated On

The Culture-Ist (Regularly)

TripHeros (Regularly)

Yahoo! Network (Regularly)

We Blog The World (Regularly)

Business Insider (Regularly)

Matador (Regularly)

Daily Meal (Regularly)

Eater NOLA

So Much More Hawaii (1/24/14)

So Much More Hawaii (2/18/14)

Pink Pangea

Expert Advice

10 Bloggers Share Fantasy Holiday Rentals (Expedia).

10 Budget-Friendly Tropical Spots For Your Next Girls Trip (BuzzFeed)

Travel Bloggers Weigh In: How To Never Miss A Flight (TripAdvisor)

Awesome Work Abroad Experiences Around The World (eTramping)

Best Places To Travel The World Solo (Wander Pig)

The World’s Best Travel Jobs (Tour Radar)

National Parks To Add To Your Travel Bucket List (Green Global Travel)

50 Experts Share Tips On Packing Lite (Packing Lite)

Discover What To Do In Colorado (Free Tours By Foot Colorado)

6 Of The World’s Most Romantic Beaches (Glamour Magazine)

7 Secret Tricks To Upgrade Your Entire Vacation For Less (The Huffington Post)

How To Take The Perfect Travel Selfie (Holiday Lettings/TripAdvisor)

36 Hours New York (TRAVELife Magazine/print)

Here’s How To Turn Traveling The World Into Your Job (BuzzFeed)

38 Genius Ways To Save Money In 2016 (BuzzFeed)

20 Female Travel Bloggers Share Solo Travel Tips (TripAdvisor)

USA Today 10 Best Judge (USA Today)

17 Inspiring Solo Female Travelers (BuzzFeed)

23 Absolutely Inspiring Places to Visit in 2016 (McCoolTravel)

Globetrotter Travel Tattoos (Camera & Carry On)

56 Bloggers Reveal Their Best Bucket List Ideas (Keep Inspiring Me)

Travel Bloggers Reveal Their Biggest Lessons From Traveling (Food & Photos Around The World)

50 Reasons To Love The World (Yahoo Travel)

Ask the Experts: Best Advice for Aspiring Travel Writers (Caroline in the City)

39 Travel Experts Reveal Their Best Travel Apps (Anywhere Pad)

Travel Stories: The Bolivia Makes Me “Hot” Edition (

Travel Bloggers Share Their Perfect Romantic Getaway (Travel Photo Discovery)

31 Travel Experts Share Their Best Tips For Packing Light (Tortuga Backpacks)

Sydney Travel Tips (The Blonde Abroad)

Wildlife Encounters (TreePot Travels)

55 Travel Selfies From Around The World (e-tramping)

NYC Travel Tips (Journeywoman)


Let’s Travel Radio (5/20/16, women who travel)

KPAM Morning Radio Show (6/22/2015, making money on travel photos & solo female travel)

Frommer’s Travel Show (5/24/15, about mindless ways to make money on the road)

Walking The Earth Podcast, Episode 50

Travel Geek Podcast #13


The Travel Show: Secret City (BBC Television)

Travel or Bust: Exploring in the 21st Century (Hairy Chest Productions)

Kenya Travel Tips “Tour Guide” Web Series (Bravo)

Morocco Travel Tips “Tour Guide” Web Series (Bravo)

Thailand Travel Tips “Tour Guide” Web Series (Bravo)


How Freelance Writing Subject Matter Experts Can Keep It Creative Every Month (Skyword)

Johannesburg’s Art Scene Is Thriving, But At What Price? (The Guardian)

10 Things Winemakers Won’t Tell You ( Wall Street Journal (Print))

Gift Guide For Globetrotters (Globetrotter Girls, Jessie on a Journey Tote Bags)

Live Engagements

Speaker at iSugar Live NYC on Blogging & Travel (Summer 2016)

“Travel Expert” Speaker and Panel host of “The Future of Digital Media” at the 2016 New York Travel Festival (April 16-17, 2016)

“Travel Expert” Speaker and “Travel Babel” Speaker at the 2014 New York Travel Festival (April 26-27, 2014)

Meet Plan Go Speaker (May 6, 2014)


You can contact Jessie by E-mail at JessieonaJourney (at) gmail (dot) com, or use the contact form below.