Author Archives: dmairoldi

Remembering …

Early days after 9/11 in downtown New York City. Flag dancer in Union Square Park. Continue reading

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Combine Your Love of Art + Travel

I’m honored again to have a new piece up on Condé Nast Traveler’s website: 10 Art Festivals Worth Traveling for in 2015 Featured are fairs opening from now through June from Los Angeles to New York, Brussels to Buenos Aires.   … Continue reading

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Condé Nast Traveler: Readers’ Choice Awards for Business Travelers

Most of my travel writing and editing these days is as a contractor for the travel research company Phocuswright, but every now and then I have an opportunity to pen something for a consumer audience. The latest includes the four … Continue reading

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Newly Hatched Baby Sea Turtles

Newly hatched baby sea turtles at La Tortuga Verde (The Green Turtle) in El Cuco, El Salvador. Continue reading

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5 Warm-Weather Escapes and Winter Travel Tips

Winter travel tips and getaways from New York City. Continue reading

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Thanks, Dad, for Nurturing My Travel Habit

A portion of my love for travel is innate. But it wouldn’t have been fully realized without my father. A travel essay for my dad, on Father’s Day. Continue reading

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Dreaming of D’Yndias

Colombia was just beginning to garner a bit of buzz in the U.S. travel market, and the first few of what are now many boutique properties had recently opened in Cartagena. Continue reading

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Passports With Purpose – Donate Today!

It’s hard to believe, but the annual travel bloggers holiday fundraiser, Passports With Purpose, is nearly over! We have through tomorrow, December 11, to bid on great travel prizes and gear to help raise $100,000, all for a good cause–building … Continue reading

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Early Morning, Otres Beach, Cambodia

We arrived in Sihanoukville yesterday just in time for sunset and are staying at the adorable Mushroom Point (the bungalows are built in the shapes of mushrooms), located toward the end of Otres Beach—peaceful, beautiful, relaxing. Here’s a video shot … Continue reading

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Morning on the Sangkae River: Battambang, Cambodia

Traveled from Battambang to Siem Reap via boat yesterday. Beautiful journey. It costs $20, departs at 7 a.m., and this time of year takes about 7 to 8 hours; seems shorter given how enrapturing the scenery is. Will post a … Continue reading

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