About Us

Founded in 2010, and based in sunny Florida, Travel Blog Success is the world’s leading marketplace for online courses designed to help travelers learn how to make money doing what they love.


Our mission is to help travel bloggers achieve professional success through expert guidance and community-based support.


Service, integrity, teamwork, and personal development are the core values that guide us.

  • Service means we do everything with our customers’ experience in mind.
  • Integrity means we are open, honest, and ethical in the way we conduct our business.
  • Teamwork means we recognize the benefits and synergies created when we work together to achieve our mission.
  • Personal development means we honor and appreciate the unique skills and strengths each person brings to Travel Blog Success.


Dave Lee

Dave Lee


Dave wears many hats at TBS. On any given day he’s working to ensure everyone on the team has the support and resources they require, making improvements to the website, monitoring the budget, and responding to member questions.

Dave turned a 20-month trip around the world into a new career as a professional blogger.

He’s traveled to more than 60 countries across six continents, founded two leading travel blogs, Go Backpacking and Medellín Living, written several eBooks, and co-created the #1 iPhone app for Medellín.

Valerie Stimac

Valerie Stimac

Community Manager

Valerie joined the TBS community as a paying member in October 2013, before being hired in February 2016 as our first Virtual Assistant.

She did so well, we promoted her to Community Manager just two months later. Today she manages our Facebook groups, hosts in-person meetups, and takes the lead on all of our social media efforts.

Valerie is a freelance writer and blogger. You can read her stories at Valerie & Valise.

Megan Stetzel

Megan Stetzel

Community Moderator

Megan was an active member of the TBS community when she applied for our first Community Moderator role.

She provides day to day support in the TBS Facebook group, ensuring everybody gets an answer to their question or feedback when requested.

Megan is a full time traveler and gluten free specialist. Learn more about her at Forks and Footprints.