About Elaine Masters

The Gathering Road podcast – Travel stories and inspiration from nomads, travel experts and authors, each sharing their journeys of courage, passion and uncommon adventure. Hosted by dedicated traveler, Elaine J. Masters, Indie Excellence award-winning author and international scuba diver who has visited over 35 countries.

As a travel writer she found that staying healthy and stress-free on the go improved every trip. Today the pioneering techniques in her Drivetime Yoga book and award-winning audio  are used by police officers, commuters, road trippers, sales people and travelers worldwide. Flytime Yoga was chosen as the hot idea by Meetings & Conventions Magazine. Travel tips, destinations and reviews are available at: TripWellness.com

When she’s not on the road, Elaine gathers travelers together to learn and network at monthly Travel Well gatherings. and she’s the co-organizer of the Travel Massive San Diego,  bringing together travel writers and industry professionals, a part of the global network of those working in the travel industry.

Follow Elaine: @tripwellness  and Go Easy Travel Well on Facebook, Pinterest and as tripwellgal on Instagram

Traveling Gluten Free – Erin Smith

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Erin Smith doesn’t let Celiac’s Disease slow her wanderlust. She talks about travel strategies, the Gluten Free in NYC group and her blog.

Berlin Perspectives – Amber Irwin

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Pieces of the Berlin wall made their way into a traveling art exhibit that Amber Irwin orchestrated. She talks about process and artists.

Discovering Cenotes in the Mayan Underworld

Diving Cenotes Mexico on The Gathering Roadwith Elaine J. Masters

Nancy DeRosa was one of the first gringos to explore the underground rivers of the Riviera Maya. She and son Tony talk about diving Cenotes.

The underwater world of Oriana Poindexter

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Oriana talks about feeling more at ease in water than on land and how her visual art photographic studies led her to the Nikonos Project.

Expat life in Stockholm – Sean Meehan

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What’s it like for an American from San Diego to move to a chilly Stockholm? Sean Meehan talks about the adjustments and expat living.

A Thailand toy story in the northern hill tribes

Toys for Thailand, the Gathering Road

Director Maria Miller talks about the Tsunami ten years ago and how Toys for Thailand programs are helping the poorest Hill Tribe children.

Healthy travel with Dr. Nobu Asano

Dr. Nobu Asano, Oriental medicine, travel health, elaine masters

Discover more about Oriental Medicine as Dr. Asano discusses how to manage travel stress and his travels across Asia.

Movie Set Tours in New York City with Georgette Blau

Georgette Blau, On Location Tours, the Gathering Road

How New York City comes to life as entrepreneur Georgette Blau’s company, On Location Tours, visits movie and TV show sets

Touring Europes’ Great Architecture with Rita Orland

Rita Orland, Wings Architours, Gathering Road, Elaine Masters

Fine international architecture inspired a career, the founding of Wings Design Group. Today Rita Orland leads Architours in Italy and Spain

Surviving a hurricane – One family vacation disaster

Autumn Adam Bremmer and kids, the gathering road, elaine j. Masters

You don’t expect needing survival skills on vacation but this family weathered Hurricane Odile and made it home to tell the story.