About The Everywhereist

AKA Geraldine DeRuiter

Just Someone’s Opinion

“Geraldine DeRuiter’s husband Rand has a job that takes him around the world. After she was laid off from her job, she started tagging along with him and blogging their experiences at the Everywhereist… She says she blogs to help Rand remember where they’ve been and what they’ve seen. But this consistently clever site lets the rest of us go along for the ride too — even when the couple is just hanging out at home in Seattle.”

~ TIME Magazine, Best Blogs of 2011

Geraldine’s Official Bio

Geraldine DeRuiter is an acclaimed author, world-renowned public speaker, and the voice behind the award-winning Everywhereist blog. She finds it very difficult to be self-promotional, so she hopes that you understand how hard that last sentence was for her to write.

(Also, this is supposed to be in third person? That’s just weird.)

While ostensibly a travel writer, Geraldine also writes about dessert, feminism, and Jeff Goldblum’s entire filmography. TIME Magazine described her work as “consistently clever” and The New York Times said her writing was “dark and hilarious”. Her blog has received accolades from The Independent, Forbes Magazine, and The Huffington Post, because sometimes features editors get drunk.

When not on the road with her long-suffering and infinitely patient husband, Rand, Geraldine can be found in Seattle, usually fighting with people on the internet.


Press & Accolades






If you would like Geraldine to speak at your event, or you wish to cast her in your new reality TV show about cupcakes, you can contact her directly at deenie@gmail.com. She is also available for interviews or to answer questions for book clubs reading her memoir.

Geraldine is represented by the amazing Zoe Sandler at ICM. If you have a really big, fancy inquiry, Zoe will be involved.

(DO NOT contact Geraldine with any of the following: press releases, freebie offers, guest post requests, requests to buy links/ad space.)

You can also find her on the usual suspects of social media: Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.


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