30th Annual National Association of Travel Journalists (NATJA) Awards
Category: Photo Essay
Erin Clarkson, “Ossabaw Island, Georgia: A Photo Essay
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30th Annual National Association of Travel Journalists (NATJA) Awards
Category: Travel Guide
Honorable Mention: Erin Clarkson, Savannah First-Timer’s Guide
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2022 SATW Foundation Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition
Category: Travel Blog
Bronze: Erin Clarkson,
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Georgia Business Journal
Best of Georgia 2021
Voted Best Vacation Destination by readers of the Georgia Business Journal
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International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) Awards
Excellence in Journalism Award 2021
Finalist: Erin Clarkson
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Savannah First-Timers Guide Press Award Certificates for NATJA Silver Award, GBJ Best of Georgia 2021, SATW Best Travel Blog 2022, and NATJA Best Travel Guide


  • Meet Erin Clarkson | Savannah First-Timer’s Guide – Shoutout Miami
  • Life and Work with Erin Clarkson – Voyage Savannah

Savannah First-Timer’s Guide in the Press

  • USA Today
  • Lonely Planet
  • Trivago
  • MSN
  • Yahoo News
  • Savannah Morning News
  • GO Banking Rates
  • RentCafe
  • Livability
  • Shoutout Miami
  • South Magazine
  • Wanderlog
  • Website Builder Expert
  • Jessie on a Journey
  • Green Global Travel
  • Travel Past 50
Savannah First-Timer's Guide Press logos for "As Seen In" publications including Yahoo! News, Lonely Planet, Trivago, MSN, USA Today, Savannah Morning News, South Magazine, Rent Cafe, Livability, Website Builder Expert, GO Banking Rates, and more
A few places where you can find the Savannah First-Timer’s Guide in the press