Guest Travel Writers and Bloggers

My list of guest bloggers is growing. Feel free to send a message if you’d like to contribute a blog post about your recent travels.


  • All posts must be authored by the contributing guest blogger and relevant to travel.
  • No “stock” stories. Only one-of-a-kind stories will be accepted.
  • Content must be family-oriented
  • Don’t forget to include photographs you’ve taken.
  • For more information, please message me.


Say hello to…


Guest travel writers Elyse Notarianni and Mike Korb. 


Elyse Notarianni
Elyse Notarianni Photo by Joan Mead-Matsui


Elyse Notarianni is a junior at American University studying Spanish and print journalism. She currently works as a freelance writer for various news organizations and local business. As a student, she is still exploring different genres of writing but is passionate about reaching out to people in the community to share their stories and achievements through writing. Besides writing, Elyse enjoys coffee and yoga, and can often be found sitting in the window of Duffy’s Coffee Shop in Clark’s Summit, PA. Visit to learn more about Elyse.

guest travel writers
Mike Korb is a guest travel writer at

Mike Korb is a Mining Engineering graduate of the Missouri School of Mines in Rolla, Missouri.  He has worked in the mining industry for more than 50 years in management, executive, professional, supervisory, consulting, and technical jobs; with expertise in bituminous coal, iron ore, limestone, industrial sand, copper and slag mining operations and more than 20 years in the anthracite coal fields in Northeastern Pennsylvania. He worked for Pennsylvania in Abandoned Mine Reclamation until May 13, 2016, when he became a “mining, reclamation, management, heritage development consultant”, retired.  His plan is to continue being an advocate for mining and coal, responsible environmental management, economic development on previously mined lands and heritage development and preservation. Read Mike’s premiere post here to learn more about his travels related to anthracite heritage tourism. 

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