Betsi Hill

Member Since:
Feb 2017

Betsi and Jim Hill, husband and wife of 28 years, along with their sidekick pup, Bentley, are the traveling team at Betsi's World. Betsi is a freelance journalist and blogger, and Jim is a freelance photographer.

Their love of travel coupled with their unique mode of transportation, mainly onboard their 34’ boat, “Saltwater Gypsea” enables them to create stories covering exotic destinations such as the Bahamas, Jamaica and Barbados as well as domestic destinations, including Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina and Virginia.

They specialize in luxury travel getaways, such as all-inclusive resorts and cruises as well as destinations that cater to multi-generational travelers and boomer travelers. Together Betsi and Jim craft lifestyle, history, culture and cuisine content and photography for each destination they visit.

Since launching their writing and photography career in mid 2016, this duo has had over 35 stories accepted for publication.

Betsi and Jim are regular contributors to the, Main Street Fort Pierce Focus, and Their articles and photography have appeared in Lost Treasure Magazine, America in World War II Magazine, Sailing Life Magazine,, Great Escape Publishing,,,,,,, and

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, and Leigh Cort Publicity. We love participating in press trips and other forms of sponsored travel, and welcome opportunities to work with travel brands, CVBs, DMOs and tourism boards. 

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Published Articles (6)

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.

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.