About us
As Entrepreneurs
As Book Authors
As Travel Writers
As Speakers
Our Articles
As travel writers on the No. Carolina NASCAR track
As humanitarian welfare workers in South Africa

THE DYNAMIC DUO” - That’s what Dean & Nancy are often called. For the two of them, it’s simply been a matter of collaborating for years as entrepreneurs, travel writers and speakers – generating along the way lots of fun, energy and excitement in everything they do.

Authors of six books and hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles, Dean and Nancy are also TV personalities and vibrant speakers.

Former travel agency owners and university educators – their focus is now on full-time business endevors and travel writing; they focus on senior, family and intergenerational travel.


Dean Hoch, Ed .D. University of California, Berkeley AKA "Berserkley," 1973
Nancy Hoch, M.Ed. Idaho State University

  • Self-published book listed on the NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY“Recommended List of Books.” Enthusiastically reviewed by the BOSTON GLOBE, Rutgers University Press, New York Big Apple Parent’s Paper, Wilson Library Bulletin, and more.

  • Feature article written for PHI DELTA KAPPAN MAGAZINE reprinted in THE CONGRESSIONAL RECORD


2001 - Named to Who's Who in U.S. Writers, Editors & Poets
•Both born and raised in Pennsylvania
Lived in California, Utah, Idaho and spent two years as school administrators in Samoa
Owned & operated a travel agency and school of travel
Traveled to dozens of countries on all seven continents including Antartica!
Parents of five sons; grandparents of 22 wonderful "what else?" grandchildren!


ASJA - American Society of Journalists and Authors
The nation’s most pretigious writers organization based in
New York City

Present Members ASJA
Former Members of: NATJA - North American Travel Journalists Association

Contact: dean.nancy@gmail.com
2258 Diane Lane
Pocatello, ID 83201-1938