An Evening with Don George: 40 Years a Travel Writer (Online Event)

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 5:30pm

Presented with the Bay Area Travel Writers

Thurs., July 29, 2021 • 5:30pm PT • Live • Online

In conversation with Judith Horstman

This event will be broadcast live and does not require registration to attend. To view, click the "Watch Here" button at the time of the event, or subscribe to our e-newsletter to receive a ten-minute reminder.


For more than four decades, Don George has traveled the globe, writing about faraway places and the people who live there. Many of us know Don from the annual Book Passage Travel Writers & Photographers Conference he co-founded, or his many articles, books, tours, and writing workshops.

Join us for An Evening with Don George in conversation with Judith Horstman, president of the Bay Area Travel Writers, as he shares some highlights of his career as well as his personal journey from poet and teacher to travel writer and editor. It’s an adventurous journey of change and acceptance with a smattering of serendipity, and stops along the way at some of the 90 countries and six continents he’s visited.

Don is currently editor at large for National Geographic Travel; the author or editor of a dozen books, including The Way of Wanderlust: The Best Travel Writing of Don George and How to Be a Travel Writer; and has been travel editor at the San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle, Salon, and Lonely Planet.


Established in 1984, in San Francisco, California, Bay Area Travel Writers, Inc. is a not-for-profit, professional association of journalists with outstanding achievements in the field of travel. Our members share their unique stories in newspapers, magazines, broadcasts, blogs, videos, books, internet publications and travel industry publications. Find more at





The Way of Wanderlust: The Best Travel Writing of Don George Cover Image
By Don George, Pico Iyer (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781609521059
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Published: Travelers' Tales - September 8th, 2015