First Name


Last Name




Main Contact Name

Sharon Kurtz

My Website


Author: Sharon Kurtz is a Texas-based freelance travel, food, and spirits writer, photographer, and videographer.  She shares her passion for travel, culture, and food by exploring local customs and flavors at home and around the globe. She launched her writing career in 2018 with over 100 published articles and videos to date.

She is the monthly travel columnist for, the Voice of Retired Women.  She is a senior writer for Her bylines appear in print and web-based publications including FYI50plus Magazine, Food Wine Travel Magazine, Parks & Travel Magazine, Travel Squire, International Living, and more.  Sharon received a photography award in IFWTWA photo contest, in both 2021 and 2022.

An avid traveler, she often travels solo.  Her home is in Austin  with her husband and two  spoiled dogs, but her carry-on is always packed ready for the next adventure.



State / Province



United States

Primary focus of my work

Food, Travel, Wine

Specific Focus

History, Culture, Destinations, Reviews

How My Work Is Published

Photographer – Paid for freelance work, Writer – Printed media (magazine), Writer – Freelance on assignment, Writer – Digital media (website), Website(s) – my own

Other Associations

TravMedia, TravMassive, NATJA

Member Type

Regular Membership