Somewhere in the middle of Nevada

Off U.S. Highway 50 in the middle of Nevada — known as “The Loneliest Road in America.”

Glen Abbott is a freelance travel writer & photographer based in Orlando, FL. He has ridden motorcycles for 40 years, and has extensive motorcycle touring experience throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Glen is a regular contributor to Harley-Davidson’s HOG magazine, a columnist for American Iron Motorcycle Bagger magazine, and has also written for American Iron, Rider, RoadBike, Motorcycle Bagger, and AAA’s Going Places magazine.

He has been featured as a motorcycle touring expert on television (“How to Do Florida,” a syndicated Florida travel show), on radio (Cycle Rider Radio), and on numerous websites (see links below).

His current ride is a 2006 Harley-Davidson Road King Classic.

Honors and Awards:

Silver Award, 2013 NATJA Travel Media Competition, for “Travel Broadcast – Video & Television” for “Terlingua Ghost Town, Texas” for Harley-Davidson’s HOG magazine, online edition

Professional Organizations:

Society of American Travel Writers (SATW)

North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA)

TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange)

In Print and Online:

Getaways for Grownups: Death Valley Days, Nevada Nights

AAA Going Places: Two wheels to Paradise

American Rider: Cruisin’ Cape Cod: Tales from the Cranberry Highway

Pique Newsmagazine (Whistler, BC, Canada): Ghosts of the Open Road

Matador Network: Motorcycling Mexico’s Mt. Popocatépetl (TripAdvisor): Get your drink on in New Orleans with craft brewery and distillery tours

Harley-Davidson’s HOG magazine (PDF): Borderline Crazy: Travels in Terlingua and Marfa, Texas

Harley-Davidson’s HOG magazine (PDF): Green Mountain Glory 

Harley-Davidson’s HOG magazine (PDF): 5-In-1: Riding Colorado’s High Mountain Passes

Glen Abbott/Travelin’ Gringo in the news:

Johnson City, TN Press: Florida writer takes city up on Southern Dozen offer

Pinay on the Move travel blog: Travel Hero: Glen Abbott, The Travelin’ Gringo

Road Captain USA blog: Interview with Glen Abbott, Motorcycle Journalist

Named one of the “Top 100 Travel Bloggers Hotels and Airlines Should Fly Out First Class” by

Named Top 10 Travel Blog: Top 10 Shareaholic Travel Blogs



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