Mike and Anne Howard’s Editorial Portfolio

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Ultimate Journeys for Two: Extraordinary Destinations on Every Continent
National Geographic asked us to write their first book on couples adventure travel, now in its second printing. This 272-page guide-meets-memoir draws from our five-year journey across seven continents and compiles our favorite 75 destinations, savviest advice, and inspiring stories to jumpstart a lifetime of exploration.
– See our best-selling couples travel book
Comfortably Wild: The Best Glamping Destinations in North America
To write the first guide on glamping in North America, we traveled 73,000 miles across 9 countries to find the best outdoor getaways and the deeper meaning behind this trending travel style. In this 256-page coffee-table book, we feature 70+ inspiring destinations and offer the practical tips to mobilize a lifetime of unforgettable adventures. In 2020, Comfortably Wild won a prestigious Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award for best guidebooks.
– See our award-winning guidebook
Glamping Pairs With Adventure
When Outside Magazine was looking for glamping experts for their May issue on “The New Spirit of Camping,” they gave HoneyTrek a call. We were truly honored to share our thoughts and some of our favorite outdoor getaways in this two-page feature.
– See the print feature
How campervanning Poland during the pandemic gave us hope for the future of travel
We started a grand European road trip in early March 2019 then the coronavirus forced Europe to shut their borders and us to quarantine in Poland for seven weeks– in a rented campervan! In this personal essay we share our struggles, triumphs, and unlikely adventures as the only travelers left in the country.
– Read this personal essay
The Best Glamping Getaways In North America for Under $150
You don’t have to be Prince Harry on honeymoon to afford unforgettable glamping destinations. Packed with character, natural beauty, and unconventional experiences, these affordable picks will make you feel like you’ve struck it rich.
– Check out this roundup
The Best Moment of Your Life: 100 Life-Changing Travel Experiences
Lonely Planet reached out to 100 top explorers and travel writers, from the likes of Pico Iyer to Don George, to share the one moment from the road that changed their lives. We had the honor of contributing two essays in this gorgeous travel anthology.
– See the book at the Lonely Planet Shop
10 Best Honeymoon Destinations from the World’s Longest Honeymooners
Narrowing down the 100s of honeymoon destinations we’ve experienced to a Top 10 was no easy task. But when it comes to a perfect blend of gorgeous landscapes, interesting cultures, and romantic vibes, these are some of our absolute favorite places to celebrate a new life together.
– Read our article in Trivago Magazine
Idaho Road Trip: 7 Must-See Stops for Mountain Lovers & Rockhounds
Visit Idaho wanted us to share the wonders of their highly undertated state in a month-long road trip and editorial campaign. We created over 65 pieces of content, including two blogs for their website.
– Read one of our articles on VisitIdaho.org
9 Ways To Make A Romantic Getaway More Sustainable
Time alone as a couple – be it on a honeymoon or a long weekend without the kids – definitely deserves a little indulgence, though there is a way to do it while also being good to the planet and the communities offering up dreamy experiences. Here are nine ways to share the love on your romantic getaway.
– Read our article on GreenMatters.com
The rebirth of a 1,000-year tradition
A travel essay on meeting the last Kalinga tattoo artist and the surprising revival of this dying Filipino art.
– Read Feature on BBC Travel
6 Honeymoon Activities for Adventurous Newlyweds
An interview with the founder of Honeyfund.com and HoneyTrek anecdotes for adding adventure to a honeymoon. – Read feature on The Knot, one of three stories commissioned.
Monthly Column on Travelocity.comFrom 2016-2018 we were official Gnational Gnomads, an exclusive group of high-profile travel and lifestyle experts who offer tips and inspiration, and contributed at least of one story a month to Travelocity’s Inspire Hub.
– Read dozens of HoneyTrek features on Travelocity
HoneyTrek City Guides
Anne’s weekly column on this leading women’s lifestyle website on what to do, where to stay, what to eat, and what to pack in the world’s most fabulous cities.
– Read the HoneyTrek City Guides on PureWow.com (a website with over 10 million unique visitors per month)
Is an Extended Honeymoon Right for You?
The team at Brides.com reached out to us as experts for their in-depth feature on long-term honeymooning.
– Read feature on Brides, the #1 Bridal brand
Places to Make the Heart Race
Canada’s most authoritative newspaper used our text and tips from Ultimate Journeys for Two to help readers find a destination for any relationship woe.
– Read feature in The Globe and Mail
Travel to Washington State, Episode #576
In a 40-minute podcast, we create an in-depth road trip guide for those looking to explore the Evergreen State.
– Listen to the episode on Amateur Traveler
Glamping.com Column
We’ve scouted, reviewed and written about dozens of properties for this experiential travel website. From treehouses to mountain chalets, over 30 features can be found at our column.
– Read our column on Glamping.com
Galapagos Water Adventures
A story with original reporting and photography to help launch Expedia’s Traveler Identity series.
– Read feature on Expedia


If your interested in working with us on an editorial project, please email MikeAnne@HoneyTrek.com.
We look forward to hearing from you,
Mike & Anne Howard

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