Patricia Schultz

Patricia Schultz

PATRICIA SCHULTZ is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers 1,000 Places to See Before You Die and 1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die. A veteran travel journalist with over 30 years of experience, she’s written for Frommer’s, Berlitz, and Access travel guides, as well as the Wall Street Journal, Condé Nast Traveler, and Travel Weekly, where she is a contributing editor. Her new book, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die (Deluxe Edition): The World as You’ve Never Seen It Before, will be published by Artisan Books on October 29, 2019. Her home base is in New York City, but good luck finding her there!

Follow along on Patricia’s travels by following her on Facebook and Instagram at @1000placestoseebeforeyoudie.

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  • Join World Footprints for our conversation with New York Times bestselling author Patricia Schultz and Avalon Travel’s Grace Fujimoto about their newest travel books, the Deluxe edition of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die and Wanderlust. Author Patricia Schultz has transformed her New York Times bestselling book, 1,000 Places to See Before you Die, into an illustrated masterpiece travel book featuring 1,000 mesmerizing photographs displaying the world as you’ve never seen it before.  This Deluxe edition of travel book has been reconceived for the photographic format and features 100% new material. Wanderlust: A Traveler’s Guide to the Globe is the newest Avalon Travel, Moon travel book to hit the shelves.  But unlike the purse-sized guide travel book,  Grace Fujimoto, Avalon’s Vice President of Acquisitions, tells us, Wanderlust is a coffee-table sized travel book filled with nearly 400 pages of an eclectic mix of natural wonders, festivals, ancient cities, epic [...]

  • Best-selling author Patricia Schultz joins World Footprints for a live broadcast during the Adventure Travel Expo in Washington, DC. With more than 200 songs to his credit and multiple film scores, Frank Stallone has distinguished himself from movie-star brother Sylvester.  His road as a musician was difficult despite his brother's fame but he found ways to stay relevant and reinvent himself.  Frank says that traveling has played an important role in his development as a person and an artist. Travel Channel's "Bizzare Foods" host Andrew Zimmern has traveled the world to experience some of the most unusual looking foods that many of the world's people depend on for their survival.  In spite of the entertainment value of eating things that appear grossly unappetizing, Andrew bridges culturals and displays a more serious side to his adventures. Travel writer Pauline Frommer, daughter of budget travel guru Arthur Frommer, is helping to build [...]

  • This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before rebranding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. If, on your travels through the USA, imagine you could work with dolphins, experience zero gravity, or even work in the Grand Canyon. Then imagine if these opportunities cost you little to nothing or even paid you a stipend for your short-term service, would you take advantage of such opportunities? Well, you can, and a new book Immersion Travel USA tells you how. The book's author Sheryl Kayne will join the show to talk about the best and most meaningful volunteering, living, and learning excursions. Immersion Travel USA, the book will unquestionably alter lives and the way you perceive American travel. This guide, which is intended to serve as a resource and inspiration book, offers useful details on immersion travel, unique prices, and how to organize and go [...]