Ian Fitzpatrick is the co-founder of World Footprints, a social impact travel storytelling content hub. He is an award-winning travel and business journalist, podcaster, and public speaker and moderator in the diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility and belonging space. Ian also contributes to DETOUR magazine and he has been published in AAA World, The Lens and The Miami Herald. He is an aviation and architect enthusiast and is passionate about his Baltimore sports teams. In between his travels and pursuit of entrepreneurial ventures, Ian finds time to practice law in Maryland and Washington, DC.
Articles by Ian Fitzpatrick
What to do about Racism and Bigotry as Travelers of Conscience and CultureBy Ian Fitzpatrick
With everything taking place in the world from the coronavirus pandemic, global recession, and America’s racial reckoning, even a brief escape from these problems can be an elixir for the body, mind, spirit, and soul.United States Backpacking & Camping Insights Social Responsibility
On Freedom’s Trail in South Africa: A Personal Journey to Places Shaping the Rainbow NationBy Ian Fitzpatrick
From the new Morgan Freeman film, Invictus, to the 2010 FIFA World Cup Games, South Africa has become a lead actor on the world’s stage. What is most striking about this beautiful nation is that the South African natural landscape is as compelling as the journey through the places shaping … Read moreAfrica Experiences History
World Footprints wins two travel journalism awardsBy Ian Fitzpatrick
The North American Travel Journalist Association (NATJA) announced that World Footprints has received two top awards for journalism excellence.United States Events & Festivals Literature & Music