SATW award-winning travel & food writer whose work has appeared in the WSJ magazine, Afar, Travel+Leisure, National Geographic Traveler, Dallas Morning News, Slate.com, RoadsandKingdoms.com & more
National Parks Under Pressure
Crippling budget deficits could impact your next national park vacation.
Great Gateway Getaways
Big (welcome) changes in accommodation and dining options on the doorstep of some of the most popular national parks in the US.
Hotels That Brew Their Own Booze
From beer to tequila, these hotels are offering artesanal tipples to guests.
Gators. Tent. Swamp. Really.
Enjoying the one-of-a-kind camping in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Reserve.
A Fine Time To Visit the Mayans
The world didn't end just because the Mayan calendar did.
Stays Under $150: La Casa del Atrio
An art-filled hotel find in Querétaro, Mexico, for National Geographic Traveler.
Florida Without the Flaunting
Pensacola charms with small town ease, great food, and the Blue Angels.
Get A Room: 10 Of The Country's Most Romantic Hotels
Your romantic retreat just got easier.
All of the Trimmings & None of the Stress
Head to these hand-picked hideaways across the US and let someone else handle all of the Thanksgiving details.
Follow the Fishermen
An insider secret to finding the highest quality, least crowded SCUBA diving destinations in the world.
Halloween Hot Spots
Get your spooky celebration started in these frighteningly good Halloween destinations.
Beasts of Belize
Belize is a wonderland for animal lovers. Here are the best places for the best sightings.
Power At the Pump
Go ahead and take that road trip, just don't forget to bring along these tips and tricks to keep your gas budget in check.
Choose Your Own Adventure
Top adventures across the US no matter how much adrenaline you're after.
The Newest New Year's Eves
Start the new year off right with fresh festivities in Monterey, Telluride, and New Orleans.