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 in southeastern Tennessee, divided by the state’s namesake river and surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains, struts its stuff in the fall when densely wooded areas are drenched in crimsons and gold. Head to Stringers Ridge Park, just outside of town, where the Cherokee hike-and-bike trail leads to a scenic... Read On →

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 countryside 20 minutes north of the Vermont border is reminiscent of New England. Still, it’s distinctly Quebecois thanks to friendly French speakers, Canadian flags, and meals that end with raw-milk cheeses. Make North Hatley, located on the banks of Lake Massawippi, your jumping off point to explore the dozens... Read On →

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, make Telluride your jumping off point. There are a number of locally loved hikes just outside town. The two-hour Bear Creek trail leads to a waterfall; opt for the Jud Weibe Trail for the best views of the historic village. Before hikes, fuel up with a Café Au Lait... Read On →

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 road. AirBnB has compiled data from over 1,000 travel markets across the world, including user favorite destinations such as San Francisco, Mexico City, Paris, and, of course, Austin, Texas. Share → Tweet