Who is Travel Betty?
Travel Betty is a woman in love and lust with travel. All kinds of different travel. From pampering to roughing it, she’s an experience collector. Travel Betty desires to be the old woman with the good stories. To her, travel is freedom.
She’s a woman who:
-Will spend two nights in a $7 room in order to offset a splurge in a $200+ room
-Doesn’t do all-inclusive
-Goes where the wind blows
-Won’t eat a still-beating cobra heart unless she really wants to
-Is always on the lookout for other Travel Betties and Boys
-Respects the culture even if she doesn’t agree
-Supports mom-and-pops over corporations
-Can greet and thank people in their native tongue
-Gets her adrenaline pumping
-Likes to be pampered, not gouged
-Doesn’t always do it perfectly, but is grateful to be doing it at all
What does Travel Betty do when she’s not traveling?
She pouts. Then she blogs about traveling. She also works as an advertising copywriter in San Francisco where she lives with the love of her life, Travel Boyfriend. She prefers to copywrite for nonprofits and socially responsible companies, but has been known to shill for some big names like Microsoft and Palm. She used to play bass guitar in Richard Bitch, but gave it up to focus on Travel Betty. Yes, she misses being a rock star, but has found writing about her travel exploits to be extremely rewarding as well. Oh yeah, and she also likes to create alternate personalities for herself and write in third person.
Can I be a Travel Betty too?
Of course! Anyone who wants to can be a Travel Betty. Even boys.
Wanna know what I think?
I encourage your thoughts, questions and comments. To allow everyone to join in the conversation, I encourage you to write your contribution at the end of your favorite Travel Betty posts. But if you do have a question that you’d prefer was just between us, feel free to contact me: