Dig Baton Rouge Magazine “Outdoor Education

Nominated by USA Today as the 2014 Best Hiking and Outdoors Travel Blogger.

Huffington Post Live (video interview): Happily Unemployed. While many people work 9-5 others take a different path.

Huffington Post Live (video interview): Why Not Everyone Is Leaning In

Huffington Post: Want To Quit Your Job And Travel The World? How Two Professionals Did It

Vagabundo Magazine: “A Beautiful and Messy Experience: Introducing Kim Dinan

Deccan Chronicle: Three International Bloggers Take Auto To Tackle Water Woes

I am a proud KEEN footwear ambassador.


Trailer Life Magazine: Florida’s Hidden Gem

OnTrak Magazine: “Not-So-Usual Places to Stay in the Pacific Northwest”

Parks & Recreation Magazine: “Charlotte: The Heart of the Southeast” and “A Partnership of Service”

Go Explore Magazine: “Hiking the ‘W’ in Torres Del Paine National Park”

Northwest Travel Magazine: “The View From Up Here”

Whole Life Times Magazine: “Confessions of an Earth Day Truant”

Contributing writer Portland Picks 2010-2011


Chris Lea Shower Time Podcast: Kim Dinan Sold Everything, Quit Her Job & Explored the World

We Go Solo! Podcast: Tips And Tricks For Solo Female Travelers

Globetrotter Girls Break Free Podcast: Kim Dinan, Author of Life on Fire

Speaking events

2014 BACKPACKER Magazine Get Out More Tour 

Panelist Meet, Plan, Go 2011

Guest posts

Mind, Body, Green: I Quit My Job to Travel. Here’s Why.

Alastair Humphreys, National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year: The Fear You Feel is Not a Red Flag

Pink Pangea: Why I’m Quitting My Job to Travel

Meet, Plan, Go: My Career Break Became My Career

Bridges and Balloons: Live the Life You Want To, Not the One You Think You Should

Married With Luggage: 3 Small Steps That Have A Big Impact On Your Health

Indigo Creek Outfitters: Rafting the Kali Gandaki River in Nepal

Fearful Adventurer: Saved By Hulk Hogan

Almost Fearless: A Love Half Full

Girls Who Get Around: Follow Your Dreams and Take the Naysayers in Stride

Got Saga: Top 5 Things to Do and See in Portland


The Mountain Bed: Kim Dinan: So Many Places

Free Your Mind Travel: Kim Dinan, So Many Places

Limitless Pursuits: An Interview With Career Traveler Kim Dinan

The Ramble: How to Land a Travel Job (& What to Expect When You Do)

Girls That Go!: An Interview With Kim Dinan of So Many Places

Scream Loudly: Introducing: So Many Places

The Beautiful Occupation: Conversations With Kim About Living A Life On Fire

Wanderlust and Lipstick: Life On Fire: An Interview With Author Kim Dinan How to Cross Paths With Opportunity

One Road at a Time: Meet Kim of So Many Places

Twenty Years Hence: Chewing the Fat with So Many Places

Getting Stamped: Meet a Traveler Interview Series

Explore for a Year: Round the World Trip Planning 

Traveling Liz: Misadventure Monday Interview 

The Hostel Life: Planning to Take on the World 

Don’t Ever Look Back: RTW Soon Interview  


Featured Expert on Merrill’s 40 Extreme Treks guide

Outdoor Veteran: Top 25 Outdoor Adventure Blogs You Should Follow in 2016

Thoroughly Reviewed: Top 100 Hiking and Camping Bloggers

Health Listed: Top 50 Outdoor Adventure Bloggers You Must Follow in 2016

Health Listed: Top 25 Women Adventure Bloggers You Should Follow in 2016

Holiday Lettings: Top Couple Bloggers Share Their Favorite Honeymoon Spots

Happy to Survive: Best Backpacking & Hiking Websites

Holiday Lettings: How to See the Best of the U.S.A.

Explore Magazine: The 50 Best Hikes in the World

Trip Advisor: 25 Couple Travel Blogs

Thrillist: These People Quit Their Desk Jobs to Travel.. And They’re Still Going!

Tripoto: The Best Travel Bloggers to Look Out For In 2015

Top 25 Travel Blogs: 2015 Viator Travel Awards

FlipKey’s Top 25 Family Travel Blogs to Follow for 2014

Hiking the Trail’s Golden Boots Blogger Award

BuzzFeed: 11 Inspiring Stories of People Who Left Normal Life and Embarked on an Adventure

Miss Minimalist: Real Life Minimalists: Kim

Rolf Potts Vagablogging: Paying it Forward While Traveling

Travel Junkette: The Best Female Travel Blogs for 2014

The Professional Hobo: A Week-In-The-Life of Kim in India

Maptia: Beauty in the Breakdowns

Almost Fearless: Travel Blogs Worth Reading: 2013 Edition

Almost Fearless: Best Blogs of 2012

One Giant Step: Summer Reading 

Katie Going Global: What I’m Reading

Live It Love It Blog It: Something More

Landing Standing: The Travel Couple Superlatives

She Knows Travel: Top 10 Travel Blogs We Love 

Tripwolf: Travel Blogger of the Month

Traveling Ted: Do Not Forget to Look for American When Adventure Traveling 

Don’t Ever Look Back: Four Traveling Couples to Follow in 2012 

Fearful Adventurer: I Want to Quit My Job and Follow My Dream, But- 

Living If: 2012 Best New Travel Blogs 

Family on Bikes: How to Finance Long Term Travels 

A Dangerous Business: Best Blogs of the Week 

Alexis Grant: How to Take a Career Break to Travel 

Grist: Your Guide to a Great Green Weekend in Portland 

101 Holidays: 2012 Best Travel Blogs