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.


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

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


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  


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