We're proud to announce that our very own leader Kelsey Tonner has made the short list for the Wanderlust World Guide Award, the only global award for tour leaders and guides. Wanderlust is a British travel magazine that focuses on intelligent and inspirational travel, and Kelsey helps provide just that. We caught up with Kelsey to learn more about him and the award.Read more
About: Kimberly Defanti Hoernig
Ask Kimberly about her travels and she’ll likely start talking about street food: crispy golgappas in India, fresh barracuda in Nicaragua, spicy papaya salad in Laos... She believes there’s no better way to experience a culture than through local cuisine. With a degree in Global Studies from UC Santa Barbara and a deep fascination with the world’s diversity, this native Californian has eaten—and kayaked, cycled, trekked, dived, spelunked, rafted and camel-rode—her way through more than 35 countries. She loves sharing her passion for travel as a Marketing Writer and Editor at Backroads.
Recent Posts by Kimberly Defanti Hoernig
When I started working at Backroads this past June, I had never been on a road bike in my life. But this October, I joined 230 of my coworkers at our annual Staff Ride, which this year was held in Spain, and cycled 25-60 miles a day. Here’s what I learned, going from 0 miles a day to 60...Read more