Want To Work Together?
I’m passionate about history, travel and the tourism industry. I get excited when I read about an off-the-beaten-path sites or historical destinations that need some love.
With 40 years of writing experience as a journalist, award-winning author, and a blogger, I understand the importance and power of words when it comes to business.
As Past Lane Travels continues to grow, I am interested in forming strategic partnerships with businesses and organizations that help foster a love for history and travel.
Learn more about Past Lane Travels and Jessica James Books in my Media Kit. Then contact us to discuss your needs and ways in which we can work together!
Ways We Can Collaborate:
- Brand Ambassadorship
- Press Trips
- Freelance Writing
- Hotel/Resort Review
- Travel Product Review
Ready to reach out and see how we can work together? I’d love to talk to you! Email me at email@example.com or use the Contact Me page.
Testimonials for Past Lane Travels
“This is great! Thank you for writing such a great piece about us!” – Donna Castellano, Executive Director of The Historic Huntsville Foundation
“Thank you for the awesome blog. I am impressed with your research and truly appreciate your visit and sharing of information.” – Gina James, Director of the Weeden House Museum
“What an incredible review. We are so grateful and thankful for your beautifully written words.” – Mary Beth Lewis, Director of Sales, 106 Jefferson, Hilton Curio Collection
More About Our Brand
The foundation of the Past Lane Travels brand is our values. We are here to encourage people to explore our nation’s history, to inspire them to travel the back roads to lesser known destinations, and to help them understand the traditions and culture of different regions and states.
Go Off The Beaten Path
There is so much more to discover than “the top 10 things to do” in any town. Past Lane Travels goes beyond the touristy areas to share the authentic side of destinations.
Experience The Local Culture
Cultural immersion is such an important part of any journey. The food, culture and traditions in Louisiana are very different from those in New York or California or Wyoming. The influence of the Dutch in Pennsylvania is very different from the influence of indigenous populations in New Mexico. It’s a treat to learn about different heritages and immerse oneself in the local culture.
Support The Local Economy
As travelers it is our duty when visiting a destination to support the locals who live there. Past Lane Travels encourages our readers to find activities and tours that help the local economy. Eat at local mom and pop restaurants instead of chains (they’re better anyway), and shop at local stores. Traveling should benefit the locals just as much as travelers.
I Love Old Things
If you know of a historic hotel, restaurant, museum or tavern you think Past Lane Travels readers would like to visit, please let me know. We would love to review it. We’re also interested in small town festivals that have become local traditions.
A Little More About Me
As a novelist I have won more than two dozen literary awards, and as a freelance writer I’ve been featured in such diverse platforms as Vietnam Magazine, The Epoch Times Travel Section, Atlas Obscura and ROVA Magazine.
I’m A Member Of The Following Professional Writing and Travel Organizations:
✅ North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA)
✅ International Food Wine and Travel Association (IFWTA)
✅ Military Writers Society of America (MWSA)
✅ Novelists Inc (NINC)
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