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Sarah Murdoch is a tour guide, travel writer, and Executive Director of Guide Collective. She was a featured speaker and guidebook writer for Rick Steves for 20 years, focused mainly on Italy and Sicily. On her popular Facebook page, she presents interviews, virtual live tours, and cooking lessons with her international network of colleagues and friends. Sarah would love to connect with you to help spread her message of understanding through travel.

The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times talked to Sarah about how she is pivoting as a tour guide and still making it amidst the pandemic.

Seattle tour operators that have survived COVID-19 tell how they made it — and what they make of travel’s future | The Seattle Times

KUOW “The Record”

NPR Affiliate KUOW in Seattle talked to Sarah about the future of travel.

The Seattle Times

Pacific Magazine featured Sarah’s work on Guide Collective.

Ventana Magazine

Ventura County, California Magazine “Ventana” puts hometown girl changing the travel industry as their cover story.

Dream of Italy Magazine

PBS Host Kathy McCabe interviewed Sarah and later asked her to guest-write an issue of her popular travel magazine.

Rick Steves Sicily

Sarah co-authored the best selling guidebook to Sicily and assisted with the production of two “Travels with Rick Steves’ episodes on Sicily.

Looking to buy packing cubes for your luggage? Tour guide and travel writer Sarah Murdoch talks about her cube collection, the pros and cons of each kind and more in this video.

Learn tips and tricks for packing a light carry-on travel bag from a professional Rick Steves tour guide and travel blogger.

Sarah visits Napoli and tries a couple of local specialties, including her favorite pastry, sfogliatella.

Tour guide Sarah Murdoch takes a stroll around Rome’s ancient seaport.

Sarah was on Newsmax as a travel expert commenting on the struggles of traveling over a holiday weekend, this one in particular was July 4, 2023