“Spud has a wealth of knowledge and experience to draw on. Audience evaluation of his presentation was very high overall. Given the opportunity, I would hire Spud again for a speaking engagement.”

Allen cox, travel & words conference

“Both funny and engaging, Spud also hits all the important topics for writers who look to people like him for ways to reach his level of expertise and success.”

heide brandes, travel journalist

“The Godfather of travel.”

Lola Akinmade Åkerström, writer, photographer, author