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To all my current readers, I recently met Andy Hayes through Twitter. I believe I posted something about my frustration with the reams -- although I'm not sure such a metaphor applies anymore -- of e-mail in my Outlook. He offered advice.
As we chatted further, it seems we have more even more in common. Andy is a seasoned traveler, writer, photographer and is just about to launch his full time services as a traveler writer and adviser for websites, blogs and travel companies.
I'm a particular fan of his photography section which includes an aerial view of Herald Square in NYC. How did you take that one, Andy? A helicopter over Manhattan island?
Now there are many people out there who are doing similar things to Andy, but here's why he sticks out to me. First, he's an unbelievably decent guy. Not saying the others aren't, I am, however, saying that his attitude and character, his willingness to help stand out above the rest. I also love that his blog is called Sharing Experiences. Andy's business isn't just about offering services for money, it's about community building. Along with links to his previous customers, you'll find interviews, links and other information for travel blogs and worldwide internet resources. You can also submit your own blogs and articles to his Travel Blog Carnival, an aggregation of the top travel articles on the web.
So when Andy asked if he could interview me for his website, I jumped at the chance. There, we chat about how Noah, Lila and I decided to leave Brooklyn and what destination was most inspirational. Hint: The picture above, courtesy of PictFactory, comes from there.
Want to read the rest? Here you go: Andy Hayes' full interview with The Future Is Red.