Blake Guthrie

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Greensboro, GA
Auburn University
Southern U.S. Travel, Budget Solo Travel, Outdoor Recreation
  • Adept at traveling on a shoestring budget, Blake once took a five-day trip to Italy for $500, and that included airfare from Atlanta.
  • He is an award-winning indie singer-songwriter who relishes writing about music and music destinations in his travel coverage.
  • Small-town, out-of-the-way, rural destinations are a passion of Blake's, who has lived most of his life in big cities.


Travel journalist Blake Guthrie is a longtime contributor to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has also written for prominent sites such as USA Today, HuffPost, Trivago Magazine, and many other regional and national outlets. Fun fact: Blake was the first journalist to ever interview John Mayer in 2001.


Blake has a B.A. in mass communications from Auburn University.

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