Bruce Northam, the writer and host of www.americandetour.com, has reported (mostly good news) from 125 countries on seven continents. His keynote speech, Street Anthropology, is a hit on campus and at corporate events and Governor’s Tourism Conferences. A National Geographic Society ‘Destinations Rated’ Panelist, his book, Globetrotter Dogma, is an award-winning ode to freestyle wandering. Visit www.AmericanDetour.com.
Frequently anthologized, his third book, Globetrotter Dogma: 100 Canons for Escaping the Rat Race & Exploring the World, was cited by National Geographic as one of “Ten better choices: insightful travelogues that will inspire rather than dictate.” (Geographic's list included The Travels of Marco Polo, by Marco Polo) His other books are The Frugal Globetrotter and In Search of Adventure: A Wild Travel Anthology.
A fourth book about the wisdom of unsung heroes comes out in March 2012:
THE DIRECTIONS TO HAPPINESS
A 125-Country Quest for Words to Live By
Northam is regular contributor to Long Island Pulse (ABC audited print circulation 120,000; media kit: HYPERLINK "http://www.lipulse.com/images/uploads/media-kit-10(national).pdf" http://www.lipulse.com/images/uploads/media-kit-10(national).pdf) and PerceptiveTravel.com. He’s also written for CAAC (China’s sole in-flight magazine), The Improper, Creators.com, Newsday, Canvas, National Geographic Traveler, the New York Times, New York Post, Details, Natural Traveler, ALO, Forbes Traveler, National Public Radio, The Huffington Post, Blue (USA version, former writer-at-large), Esscurve.com, Utne Reader, Gibson.com, Programming (NACA) and the Meeting Professional International’s One + magazine.