Category Archives: General

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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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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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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10 Places [Where I’d Like] to Travel in 2012

It’s that time of year again where media outlets entice us with lists. Lots of ‘em. Aside from being reminded of the famous folks who are no longer with us and which top films of the year we’ve missed, favorites … Continue reading

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Coming Out of Hibernation

Leaves have fallen. Days are getting shorter. Temperatures are dropping. Well, maybe not so much in New York City the past few weeks, but in general. Anyway, you get the gist—winter is coming. That season usually signals hibernation time, especially … Continue reading

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The Gift of Travel Haiku

A longtime friend and colleague, Leo Jakobson, recently returned from a trip to Thailand. Rather than procure a bottle of duty-free scotch (as he’s gratefully delivered in the past), he wrote a haiku for me and my website. Here it … Continue reading

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New Gig: Editor of UpTake Travel Industry Blog

As if I don’t have enough to keep me busy, I’ve taken on another contract assignment—as the editor of the Travel Industry Blog at UpTake.com. Continue reading

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Personal Update, New Published Links, Andalucia

Wedding, recent published clips, and a taste of Andalucia, Spain! Continue reading

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New Look, New Clips

It was time for a face-lift for Prepare for CrossCheck, as TBEX took place last week, and I head to Thailand next week. Continue reading

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