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

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.

Mary Barnett – Women’s Travel and SITA world tours

Mary Barnett, SITA World Tours, Womens Travel, Gathering Road, Elaine Masters

One of Pan Am’s first guides escorting Americans to China, Mary talks about womens travel and customizing itineraries with SITA World Tours.

Cupid’s Crusade – Irish Match Maker, Annette Counihan

Irish Match Maker, Gathering Road, Annette Counihan, Cupids Crusade

Annette Counihan of Cupid’s Crusade talks about searching for love,leading tours of Irish sites and a meeting with traditional match maker.

Tiffany Melone – Creating a delicious buzz

Tiffany Melone, Delicious Buzz, The Gathering Road

Communications and marketing expert, Tiffany Melone talks about launching PR firm Delicious Buzz, loving travel and representing Gogobot SD.

Tara Jones – Eat This, Shoot That Photo / Food Tours

Tara Jones, eat this shoot that, the gathering road, trip wellness

Everyone shoots pictures of their food. Tara Jones talks about how to do it well and her culinary photography tours in Santa Barbara.

Heidi Smith – Explore on an international homestay

Chinet.org, cultural homestays, the gathering road

Heidi Smith is a program manager at CHI.net and organizes longterm homestays for Americans and International visitors

Travel and sustainable surfing with Dr. Jess Ponting

Dr. Jess Ponting, The Gathering Road

Surfer, Dr. Jess Ponting, talks about creating a new generation of travel activists with surfing as the medium and Groundswell Travel.