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Sveti Stefan, Montenegro
Camel guide in Jaipur, India.
Wilson Peak, Telluride
Simien National Park, Ethiopia
Driving into Telluride
Flowers on Boat, Fishing Village, Mumbai, India.
Lions in a tree, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.
Tiles in Parque Guell, Barcelona, Spain.
Looking over Lisbon, Portugal.

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Uncut: Chattanooga, Tennessee

For Money magazine’s September 2014 issue, I wrote about top leaf peeping destinations. Here are more tips on what to see and do in Chattanooga, Tennessee in October, when the fall foliage is at its best. Chattanooga, Tennessee This small city... Read On →

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Uncut: The Eastern Townships, Canada

For Money magazine’s September 2014 issue, I wrote about top leaf-peeping destinations. Here are more tips on what to see and do in the Eastern Townships, located in Quebec, Canada, when the fall foliage is at its best. The Eastern Townships, Quebec This pastoral... Read On →

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Uncut: Colorado’s Fall Foliage

For Money magazine’s September 2014 issue, I wrote about top leaf peeping destinations. Here are more tips on what to see and do in Telluride, Colorado, when the fall foliage is best in mid-September. Telluride, Colorado To see the state’s best fall foliage display,... Read On →

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Uncut: Istria, Croatia

My story on affordable Europe is now out in Money magazine’s August 2014 issue. You can read the online version of the article here. As is always the case when I write feature stories, sections are trimmed and cut for space.... Read On →

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Trends: Chinese Travelers

Thanks to a growing group of middle and upper class travelers, the Chinese now have an enormous—and growing—influence on hotels, tour operators, and destinations around the world. Hotels.com just released its third annual Chinese International Travel Monitor, (CITM)—a report that surveys... Read On →

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Affordable Travel Tips: AirBnB’s new destination guides

In an effort to help create bespoke experiences for every traveler, AirBnB  has launched Discover, a new magazine-quality home page that hopes to inspire its users not only to book one-of-a-kind accommodations, but also to seek authentic destination restaurants and activities on the... Read On →