Betsi Hill

Member Since:
Feb 2017

Betsi and Jim Hill, husband and wife of 28 years, 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 40 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 is also the Director of Content for the Live Eco Style family of networks. The Distillery Channel ( and Where To Play Golf ( are part of the Live Eco Style Network.

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 (19)

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.