Biography

Hungry for adventure from a young age, Travis grew up racing downhill mountain bikes, running rivers, and climbing mountains in the Pacific Northwest. Eschewing college for the island life in his late teens, he set his sights on the tropical travel circuit and made his way around the world as a freelance scuba instructor. For five years he worked charter boats, taught scuba diving and lived the dream in tropical hotspots from Hawaii and Thailand to the Virgin Islands and Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. A former staff editor at Scuba Diving magazine, Travis currently enjoys his laid-back southern lifestyle in Savannah, Georgia, where he throws his adventurous spirit and love of watersports into his travels and freelance contributions for Men's Journal, Scuba Diving and Sport Diver magazines. Read more about Travis and find samples of his work at his website: www.travis-marshall.com


Travis Marshall's Photo Galleries

Travis Marshall's Articles

Gorp Article, February 2013
Off the Grid in the Osa: Exploring Costa Rica's Last Frontier
Discover Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula with travel writer Travis Marshall, as he goes deep into Corcovado National Park for some eco-adventure.
Away Article, August 2012
Take Awesome Travel Photos with Your iPhone
Want to take great travel photos without lugging around a DSLR? It’s easy—just use an iPhone.
Away Article, June 2012
Cook Islands: A South Pacific for the Rest of Us
The Cook Islands often gets pegged as a honeymoon spot. And it is a great honeymoon spot. But we've discovered that this South Pacific sprawl of islands has so much more to offer... at a price you can actually afford.
Gorp Article, June 2012
Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge
Florida
Away Article, January 2012
Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling Abroad
Before you pack up and head into the great unknown, it's best to do a little research about your far-flung destination and jet off with just a bit of preparation. Here is our guide on pre-trip prep, what to look out for while you're there, and how to protect yourself.
Away Article, November 2011
Jacksonville When to Go
Away Article, November 2011
Jacksonville Snapshot
Away Article, November 2011
Koh Samui When to Go
Away Article, November 2011
Koh Samui Snapshot
Away Article, November 2011
Tobago Cays When to Go
Away Article, November 2011
Tobago Cays Snapshot
Away Article, November 2011
Warsaw Snapshot
Away Article, November 2011
Warsaw When to Go
Away Article, November 2011
San Juan When to Go
Away Article, November 2011
Punta Cana When to Go
Away Article, November 2011
San Juan Snapshot
Away Article, November 2011
Punta Cana Snapshot
Away Article, November 2011
Everglades National Park Snapshot
Away Article, November 2011
Barbados When to Go
Away Article, November 2011
Everglades National Park When to Go
Away Article, November 2011
Barbados Snapshot
Away Article, November 2011
Key Largo Snapshot
Away Article, November 2011
Great Barrier Reef Snapshot
Away Article, November 2011
Great Barrier Reef When to Go
Away Article, November 2011
Key Largo When to Go
Away Article, October 2011
Phuket Snapshot
Away Article, October 2011
Phuket When to Go
Away Article, October 2011
Providenciales When to Go
Away Article, October 2011
Providenciales Snapshot
Away Article, October 2011
Key West When to Go
Away Article, October 2011
Key West Snapshot
Away Article, October 2011
Cairns Snapshot
Away Article, October 2011
Cairns When to Go
Away Article, October 2011
Olympic National Park Snapshot
Away Article, October 2011
Hilton Head Island Snapshot
Away Article, October 2011
Olympic National Park When to Go
Away Article, October 2011
Hilton Head Island When to Go
Away Article, October 2011
Savannah Snapshot
Away Article, October 2011
Charleston When to Go
Away Article, October 2011
Charleston Snapshot
Away Article, October 2011
Savannah When to Go
Away Article, October 2011
Cairo Snapshot
Away Article, October 2011
Cairo When to Go
Away Article, July 2011
Ten Tips for All-Inclusive Vacations
Love them or loathe them, all-inclusive resorts dominate the landscapes of many popular destinations, and there’s no denying they can offer an unrivaled combination of convenience and affordability. But how do you decide whether the all-inclusive option makes the most sense for you? Here are ten tips for going all-inclusive, including when and where to find the best deals and how to get the most from all-inclusive packages.
Away Article, May 2011
Stay In Touch While Traveling Abroad
For some, the hardest thing about traveling is being away from family and friends. For others, it's being away from their three-screen, ergonomically designed office setup. Luckily, there's a solution for all of you. Here is our guide to some of the best strategies, gadgets, and services for getting, and staying, connected while abroad.
Away Article, December 2010
Beach Vacations to Molokai, Hawaii
Away Article, December 2010
Beach Vacations to Maui, Hawaii
Away Article, December 2010
Beach Vacations to Honolulu, Hawaii
Away Article, December 2010
Beach Vacations to Oahu, Hawaii
Away Article, December 2010
Beach Vacations to Big Island, Hawaii
Away Article, December 2009
Top Ten Papua New Guinea Adventures
The sheer diversity from tribe to tribe, area to area, makes traveling in Papua New Guinea one of the most unique travel experiences in the world.

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