World Hum

I co-created the groundbreaking culture and travel publication with Jim Benning in 2001. World Hum was acquired by Discovery Communications/Travel Channel in 2007. I stayed with site and co-managed editorial and business operations as Travel Channel employee, then as a partner from 2011-2012. We built the site and the business upon:

Award-winning first-person narratives

One of the Internet’s first and most in-depth travel blogs

Interviews with writers and travelers

Speakers’ Corner opinion pieces

Writing Samples

Traveling in Watercolor

Seven Wonders of the Shrinking Planet

10 Greatest Fictional Travelers

Selected Interviews

Andrew Potter: The Search for Authenticity

Jason Reitman and Walter Kirn: ‘Up in the Air’

John Leland: Sex, Art and Spirituality in ‘On the Road’

Ramon Stoppelenburg: The Godfather of CouchSurfing

Chris Doyle: The Art of Jumping on Beds and the ‘50,000 Beds’ Project

Rolf Potts: Revelations From a Postmodern Travel Writer

Matt Gross: Reflections From a ‘Round-the-World Journey

Mark Ellingham: Rough Guides and the Ethics of Travel

Nicholas Gill: Life in Chaitén, Chile, a Year After the Eruption