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She’s a self-proclaimed travel junkie and has visited more than 80 countries during her career as one of the top travel experts in the nation! The TV host for National Geographic Word Travels Julia Dimon has hiked with mountain gorillas in Uganda, gone to radioactive Chernobyl, been ‘tortured’ in a Latvian prison and eaten live scorpions, bugs and slugs all across the globe. Now, Julia is sharing some of her travel secrets for making exotic vacations affordable or local vacations more exciting!

Julia joins Tracy live from beautiful Miami, Fla, to explain why this is the best time of year for travel deals, and how you can take advantage of them!


Julia’s show is called Word Travels and appears on National Geographic Adventure, Travel Channel UK, Halogen, Outside TV, City-TV and OLN. She has also hosted a popular online 18-part travel series, Destination Getaway, for MSNBC, and she hosts a series of segments for Outside Television called “Urban Adventures.” Dimon has also been featured as an expert on CNN, New York Times, ABC Nightline, Forbes Traveler, Travel & Leisure Magazine, Lonely Planet, etc.

Julia Dimon is a hard-core adventuress, a travel journalist, and TV travel personality who has traveled around the world across all seven continents, to over 80 countries.

She is the co-host of Word Travels, a 40-episode TV series about the real lives of travel writers, broadcast worldwide on National Geographic Adventure, Travel Channel UK in over 100 countries and 21 languages. Julia co-developed, co-wrote, and co-produced this show that was nominated for a Best Documentary Series Gemini Award. After a three-year stint with Word Travels, Julia hosted the popular online 18-part travel series, Destination Getaway, for MSNBC. Then she spent four years as a co-host for the active lifestyle morning show “Outside Today,” broadcast on Outside Television network.

Julia has been featured as a travel expert by CNN, ABC Nightline, New York Times, Conde Nast Traveller, Travel & Leisure, Forbes Traveler, MSNBC, E! News, Outside Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Budget Travel among others as well as other major media outlets. She is the editor of Escape Magazine, an American Express travel publication.

Julia is a regular featured speaker for the NY Times Travel Show (the largest consumer and travel trade show produced in the United States). She’s also spoken the LA Times Travel Show, the Boston Globe Travel Show, the Chicago Tribune Travel & Adventure Show, the Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show and TBEX. Julia served on the Declaration Committee of Seven Natural Wonders, to determine the 7 natural wonders of each continent.

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