Katherine Alex Beaven didn’t know she enjoyed traveling, until she did. Inspired by a trip to Southern Africa a decade ago, she’s now making a career as a freelance travel writer. Alex discusses the places she’s been: spending 30 days in the Maldives during Ramadan and accidentally eating dog in China. She also has a lot of tips about the competitive business of travel writing. Alex has been all over, and also gives her thoughts about volunteer tourism, caged wild animals, and the single greatest act of kindness from a local.
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