Category Work

My work in 2011 – Full list

I wrote the following travel stories this year, with the help of talented editors. For Budget Travel and elsewhere: 8 Foreign Fast-Food Chains Worth a Taste (CNN.com; 6,000+ Facebook likes) World’s Prettiest Castle Towns (Yahoo; 2,000 likes) 10 Gorgeous Pools You Won’t Believe Are Public (NBCNews.com) Top Travel News of 2011 (Yahoo) 8 Common Air […]

Gadling does a goodbye Q&A with me about my time at Budget Travel

Was a fun interview to do.

Talking cruises on ABCNews.com

Taped these two segments about Top Tips for Cruises aboard the Explorer of the Seas.

Video: Talking about Affordable Memorial Day Deals

On short notice, I was asked to represent Budget Travel on MSNBC on Saturday morning. Here’s the clip on affordable Memorial Day weekend getaways. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Success for Budget Travel’s blog

The blog I’m the founding editor of has been growing strong these past three years. Here’s the overall picture.

Radio Q&A: Fees for carry-ons!

The leading broadcast travel journalist in the U.S. is Peter Greenberg, and I’ve been lucky enough to be a guest on his radio show about a half dozen times. Yesterday, we chatted about crazy airline fees.

Panel talk at ASJA

I was on a Frommer’s panel on how to break into travel writing. Here’s the audio transcript.

Media hit: NBC Nightly News appearance

I was interviewed for a story on the mass flight cancellations due to the Icelandic volcano eruption. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Media Hit: Hotels worth your tax rebate

I was on local Fox News stations talking about hotel bargains this week: Watch the latest news video at video.foxnews.com

Blockbuster articles for BudgetTravel.com

Getting your story featured in the marquee of Yahoo’s homepage is like having a TV commercial in the Super Bowl. It doesn’t get much more prominent. A story I invented and executed, “7 Ways to Annoy a Flight Attendant,” was one such hit. There have been several others. Ask me for details.