This is part two of the 2017 Travel Writer’s Academy Mastermind and Media Trip podcast with four Travel Academy members.  Click here to listen to the full interview and hear Bob, Gary, Jamie, and Bobbi share our 3-day Mastermind experience and the Puerto Penasco media trip details. This is the “2017 Travel Writers Academy Mastermind and Media Trips (Part 2) with Bob Bales, Gary House, Jaime Scilingo and Bobbi Gould”.

Travel Writer's Academy Media Trip

Lunch at Mayan Palace in Puerto Penasco

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The Finer Details of Episode 119 with Wendy Awai-Dakroub, Erika Beach & Susan Decoteau-Ferrier

Bob Bales

Bob Bales, the Travelling Fool

Bob on our ATV ride in the sand dune in Puerto Penasco

Bob Bales is the founder the Travelling Fool and focuses on history, culture and little-known places.

Gary House

Gary House Travel Blogger kayaking

Gary kayaking at The Club at Laguna del Mar in Puerto Penasco

Gary House is a food & travel blogger and founder of Cooking-Outdoors and Gary’s travel website shares his travel adventures, with the goal of showing how to enjoy traveling at any age.

Jaime Scilingo

Jaime Scilingo travel blogger jaimesays

Jaime ready to hit the golf course at The Club at Laguna del Mar in Puerto Penasco

Jaime lives in Chicago and is the founder of the blog, a blog about quiet travel for people with anxiety disorders and on the autism spectrum. Jaime is also an expert on travel to Chicago.

Bobbi Gould

El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve

Bobbi at El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve

My last guest for the 2017 Travel Writer’s Academy Mastermind and Media Trip podcast is Bobbi Gould from Bobbi’s travel website focuses on Adventure and offbeat travel and she is the queen of selfies that don’t look like selfies.

In this episode, Bob, Gary, Jaime, Bobbi and I discuss our pre-media trip with Experience Scottsdale including a golf cart “art tour”, wine tasting, kayaking and a lot more.

Listen to the Podcast >> Listen to Episode 120 Now!

Episode Resources

Experience Scottsdale
Museum of the West
Joy Rides AZ
Arizona Outback Adventure
Platinum Experience (House in Scottsdale)

Puerto Penasco Tourism
Senorita Rita
Casa Del Capitan
Penasco Del Sol Hotel
El Tapeo Wine Bar
Laguna Del Mar
Tequila Factory
Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort
El Oktopus
Javie’s ATV Rentals (C. Plutarco Elias Calles Etre 14 y 15, cell (638) 109-8555 or (638) 107-8086)
El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve
Mayan Palace

Bob’s Scottsdale & Puerto Penasco Articles

Gary’s Puerto Penasco Articles & Video

Jaime’s Scottsdale & Puerto Penasco Articles

Bobbi’s Scottsdale & Puerto Penasco Articles

6 Outrageously Fun Things To Do in Puerto Penasco Mexico


Connect with Bob Bales

Connect with Gary House

Connect with Jaime

Twitter: @JaimeSaysBlog
Instagram: @JaimeSays
Pinterest: @JaimeSaysBlog
Facebook: @JaimeSaysHi

Connect with Bobbi

Wandering Womads

Connect with Alexa, Break Into Travel Writing & My Travel Blog
The Aspiring Travel Writer, the Facebook group


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