Betsi Hill

Member Since:
Feb 2017

Betsi Hill is a full-time freelance travel writer and travel blogger, who along with her husband Jim, a freelance photographer, are the team of Betsi's World.

Based in Fort Pierce, Florida, this duo explores Florida, the South, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean by land or by sea, onboard their 34' boat, Saltwater Gypsea.

They write and photograph their travels for a variety of digital and print publications as well as their blog, Betsi's World. They focus on crafting stories about the history, culture, food & wine of a destination. They also publish stories about boating and military history.

Their travel philosophy includes tasting the local dishes, learning the history and culture of the local area, and lacing up their shoes to explore the area on foot.

Betsi and Jim have collaborated with a variety of DMOs and tourism boards including Quebec Tourisme, Harrodsburg/Mercer County Tourist Commision, Springfield Missouri Convention and Visitor Bureau, Visit Missouri, Bardstown Tourism, Visit LebanonKY, Visit Mississippi, Florida's Historic Coast, Laurie Rowe Communications and Leigh Cort Publicity. Betsi's World's team loves participating in press trips and other forms of sponsored travel and welcomes opportunities to work with travel brands, CVBs, DMOs and tourism boards. 

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Published Articles (32)

Links & Libations Magazine Radio Show Pilot

New Links & Libations Radio Show with travel segment beginning at 22:07

A Surprising Weekend Getaway in LaGrange, Georgia

LaGrange, Georgia makes for a surprising weekend getaway in every sense. It is packed to the gills with things to do

February 2018: Florida Events

Stay “In the Know” with some great upcoming events across Florida

Celebrate Life & Love at Michael’s Tasting Room in St. Augustine, Florida

Celebrate life & love with the special “Date Night” menu at Michael’s Tasting Room in St. Augustine. A fabulous meal, paired with a spectacular wine selection – does life get […]

A Funky Italian Food Experience at Bacci Trattoria, Vero Beach, Florida

Step out of ordinary and try a breakfast or lunch with an Italian twist at Bacci Trattoria in Vero Beach, Florida. A little garden courtyard tucked away behind brick walls […]

Two Day Getaway to the Marriott Singer Island Resort

The Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa makes a perfect Florida beach getaway, with lots to do and see for everyone.

Green Marlin Restaurant & Raw Bar in Vero Beach, Florida

Irish Pub meets Seafood Restaurant. The Green Marlin is owner Lou Kohbauer’s vision brought to life. With cuisine that is reflective of Lou Kohbauer’s desire to be the place in […]

Fort Pierce’s Waterfront Hideaway: On The Edge Bar & Grill

Kick your shoes off, put your toes in the sand, and watch the amazing sunsets with cocktail in hand at On the Edge Bar & Grill. This waterfront grill is […]

Simply Southern Cuisine with a Twist at Table & Main, Roswell, Georgia

A restored cottage, surrounded by towering oaks is home to Table & Main in Roswell, Georgia. Simple seasonal food that is served Southern style is Table & Main’s mantra.

DeLand, Florida: West Volusia County’s New Vibe

West Volusia County is home to the town of DeLand, Florida. This small town treasure packs a punch with its vibrant downtown and fabulous food. Delightful DeLand is about 30 […]

Three Day Getaway in Roswell, Georgia

Visiting Roswell, Georgia in the fall is perfect for a weekend getaway. It’s the ideal time to discover all that Roswell has to offer – for couples, families and multi-generational […]

All Day Fun at Nipper’s Beach Bar

Nipper’s Beach Bar is no humble beach bar. It is a destination in and of itself. Nipper’s is not to be experienced quickly, just stopping off for a cold drink […]

Locally Brewed & Locally Owned: Saltwater Brewery in Delray, Florida

Our visit was hosted by Saltwater Brewery, Delray Beach, Florida. “Our roots and our culture revolve around the ocean. Our goal is to maintain our greatest wonder – the sea. […]

Lake Worth & Lantana: A Florida Culinary Tour

Our visit to Lake Worth & Lantana was hosted by Taste History Culinary Tours. Taste History is a multi-dimensional experience that focuses on neighborhoods with an emerging art scene, lots […]

Experience Caribbean Luxury at Sandals Negril Jamaica

Our recent stay at Sandals Negril Resort was the epitome of Caribbean luxury – barefoot of course. This posh resort is located right on Negril’s famous 7-mile beach, and we […]

Casual Open-Air Dining at 2nd Street Bistro in Fort Pierce

Experience casual open-air dining at 2nd Street Bistro in Fort Pierce, Florida. 2nd Street has a beachy, laid-back casual vibe that appeals to the whole family. A nice selection of […]

Discovering the Natural Side of St. Simons Island

This visit was hosted by the King & Prince Resort & Leigh Cort Publicity. St. Simons has the perfect recipe for relaxation – Southern style, as you begin to discover […]

Public House Brewery: Four Friends and a Vision

Public House Brewery’s story began back when Josh Stacy and Josh Goodridge met in junior high. You might say that Josh Stacy has beer brewing in his DNA. This story […]

Kilted Mermaid, Vero Beach, Florida

A funky and fun atmosphere, reminiscent of the 1970s permeates this Vero Beach eatery. Mermaids of all sorts, flowers and miniature lights decorate the small, intimate space of this eclectic […]

Jeptha Creed Distillery: Farm to Glass in a Sip

This visit was hosted by VisitShelbyKY. The dynamic mother & daughter team behind Jeptha Creed, Joyce and Autumn Nethery, are shaking up the distilling industry! With a history of farming […]

St. James Winery is a Family Affair

This article was published by The Distillery Channel, and I was a guest of VisitMO. “St. James is a bootstrap winery. My parents did not have a lot of money […]

In and Around Missouri’s Route 66

Today the road trip is making a come-back as we seek history as a connection between the past and present. Journeying along Route 66 in Missouri you will want to […]

The Metropolitan Farmer, Springfield, Missouri

The Metropolitan Farmer and Chef Wes Johnson are inextricably entwined. When you chat with Chef, his passion for food and locally sourced products oozes from him. He is a true […]

Mario’s Catalina, Fort Lauderdale

Mario’s Catalina is a captivating foodie gem in Fort Lauderdale offering a tantalizing selection of Cuban and Spanish specialties in an old-World manner.

Dynamic Culinary Duo of 121 Tapas

Main Street Fort Pierce Focus Montly Publication Hallie and Jason Alfonso, the dynamic culinary team of 121 Tapas on the Water are taking the Fort Pierce food scene by storm.

Exploring Historic Bridgetown, Barbados

Published in MilesGeek Barbados has an eclectic cultural mix, which is evident the moment you walk it’s narrow streets. This piece highlights of few of Bridgetown’s more prominent features.

Quantum Leap Offers a New Approach to Winemaking

Published in Epicurean Traveler Quantum Leap Winery, Florida’s only sustainable urban winery is re-inventing how wine is crafted, bottled and shipped.

Quantum Leap Offers a New Approach to Winemaking

A quantum leap is what vintners Jill Ramsier and David Forrester took when they opened Quantum Leap Winery. Located in Orlando, Quantum Leap certainly represents a “dramatic advance” in winemaking […]

Best Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale, A Foodie’s Delight

Fort Lauderdale is a foodie’s paradise and you must visit these top three best restaurants in Fort Lauderdale next time you visit the area.

Reasons to Visit the Florida Keys as a Travel Destination

Published by Best of Life Magazine, this article highlights some of the activities and attractions the Florida Keys are known for.

Dive In at Taco Dive, Fort Pierce, Florida

With three locations across the Treasure Coast, Taco Dive has you covered. Fort Pierce is the original location, and the dive is centrally located in the walkable downtown, making it […]

Dive In at Taco Dive, Fort Pierce, Florida

With three locations across the Treasure Coast, Taco Dive has you covered. Fort Pierce is the original location, and the dive is centrally located in the walkable downtown, making it […]