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La Mesa Courier interview: Travel Writer & Dog Lover Recognized by Senator Joel Anderson

March 27th, 2016

California State Senator Joel Anderson provided Espinosa with a Senate Certificate of Recognition for the strong involvement Espinosa has demonstrated by participating in the community and inspiring people to travel.


Award from Senator Joel Anderson for Promoting Travel

March 21st, 2016

I received an email from the Deputy Communications Assistant for California Senator Joel Anderson saying they would like to recognize me for inspiring the community through my spirit of travel. Went to Anderson’s office yesterday to accept the certificate. Crazy cool !!!!!

Senator Joel Anderson award

Best Places to Celebrate St. Patty’s Day from Dublin, Ireland to Dublin CA

March 21st, 2016

Thanks San Diego Living for inviting me to share St. Patty’s Day travel ideas from Dublin, Ireland to Dublin, California!…/

CW 6 St. Pattys screen shot

Travel Writing Class at San Diego Writer’s Ink. – April 3, 2016

March 21st, 2016

Yahoo !!! I’m teaching another travel writing class at San Diego Writer’s “Ink”!! Come by and learn how to get editors to say yes! Click here to sign up…


On a Mission book showcased in San Diego Library

March 21st, 2016

Happy 50th anniversary to the San Diego Local Author Program 🎉.
On a Mission is thrilled to be displayed at the central library along with the bevy of fellow writers 🎊!

Mag & OAM at SD Library

Won NATJA Silver & Bronze Prize

March 21st, 2016

2015 NATJA Awards - Silver Seal 2015 NATJA Awards - Bronze Seal










I’m shocked and honored to win a silver and bronze prize in the 2015 North American Travel Journalists Association awards competition!

Join me for a private mission tour of Mission San Diego de Alcala

March 21st, 2016


The OLLI Foundation at San Diego State University in partnership with Adventures By The Book asked me to teach an “Ed”venture at the San Diego Mission. Would love for you to join me on April 21st from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. We’re going to have a private tour of the mission.

THE TREKSTERS: Presidio Sentinel San Diego, JAN. 2016

February 4th, 2016


Laura Walcher wrote a Camino comparison article about Don Gullans’ Santiago hike, and my El Camino Real walk. She asked each of us the same questions. Our answers are a good account of the difference between the two journeys. (see link below photos).

Oxnard strawberry fields-M. Espinosa


1,000 Places to See Before You Die get-together

January 22nd, 2016

Had a great time with Patricia Schultz12471420_949208135133425_5023623120280532915_o, author of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, and Mary Duncan at Susan McBeth’s Adventures By The Book presentation.

“2 Boomer Broads” Podcast interviews this baby boomer about my El Camino Real hike

January 22nd, 2016

“2 Boomer Broads” podcast asked all sorts of questions about how this baby boomer trekked the El Camino Real. Thanks Sharone & Rebecca for the laughs!


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