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About The Author

Jenny Williams

Jenny is the Director of the Glimpse Graduate Program at MatadorU. Her stories, essays, and poems have been published in numerous print and online publications, including The Best Women's Travel Writing, The Sun Magazine, and Pology, among others. After completing her MFA in fiction at Brooklyn College, she moved to a small medieval town in Germany, where she currently lives with her partner and their dog.

Posts by: Jenny Williams

Now, I see how misleading magnets can be.

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Begin with page one. Take your time. Move on to page two.

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Introducing an evolved Glimpse Correspondents Program.

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Language differences aren’t limited to what’s said–but also what’s being heard.

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“It could’ve been any other African village . . .but I soon learned there was a tragic story behind everything.”

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Here’s how you and your partner can make the transition together.

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Where Happy Hour starts at 3 pm and don’t stop ’til everybody happy.

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Back before YouTube, people got their entertainment from traveling minstrels.

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In celebration of tomorrow´s World Responsible Tourism Day, here´s a list of the ten best online resources for learning about and planning responsible travel.

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Putting pen to paper (or finger to keyboard) can feel like a drag when there are waves to ride and volcanoes to hike. But documenting a journey through writing can be one of the most rewarding parts of your trip. Journals offer a private refuge for emotions, while travel blogs amplify your adventures for a public audience of family, friends, and travelers (armchair and otherwise). Here are the top 10 reasons why you should do one or the other—or, for the best of all worlds, both.

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