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Join us, a Smashbrothers and freelance writers for tips and inspiration to journey around the world.
Pick the perfect romantic destination for you and your loved one with a little help from Smashbrothers and our good friends at Marriott...read more
It was just a typical day at the office. I worked at a national travel magazine, and I was making the finishing touches on a couple of articles I was writing—one on how to pick the best African safari for your buck, and another on how to see the iconic pyramids of...read more
This fun, information-packed guide presents ten categories for women to go with girlfriends, sisters, or mothers. The wide-ranging chapters have something for everyone. "Best City Getaways for Girls Who Just Wanna Have Fun" focuses on San Francisco, Miami, Quebec, New...read more
Marybeth began writing about women travel over 20 years ago encouraging all women to ‘go for it’ alone, with friends, or groups. She knew her subject well, for she had just returned from two years traveling alone around the world. During this journey she met her...read more
National Geographic Traveler named the Antarctic one of the "50 Tours of a Lifetime". One of the world's most remote and pristine locations, the Antarctic Peninsula, has been on my dream list for a long time. It's not uncommon to have to book a year in advance. This...read more
What have I learned traveling through 100+ countries? I traveled alone around the world for two years at the age of twenty-nine, wandered the globe with my husband, daughters and girlfriends. Here are lessons I’ve learned along the path of traveling the world. A...read more
Pros and Cons of Solo Travel Have you ever wanted to take a road trip to see the fall foliage, go to a Broadway play in New York City, or splurge on a vacation to Paris, but couldn’t find anyone to go with you? Solo travel is the answer! TIPS. Scroll down. Concerns...read more
San Francisco, CA My home town San Francisco is renowned for holiday celebrations on a grand scale and this year’s holiday season will continue the tradition. Personally, I love the most exciting “gift” the city gives to holiday revelers; a...read more
“Just walk slowly,” he said. A rather odd answer to my inquiry about tips for sightseeing in Thessaloniki, Greece, but he was a local and the nods of agreement from his friends backed up the statement. In hindsight, his advice was the perfect embodiment of...read more
When I think of famous, elegant hotels - the Ritz in Paris, the Plaza in New York and the Pera Palas in Istanbul - come to mind. In the Hawaiian Islands a historic property joins the club of bejeweled, historic hotels, the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel on Hawai’i Island....read more
TIP: Unless you both love roughing it, select a trip with comfort, great food and activities you both love. During the peak of the wildflower season, we joined a group of hikers with Canadian Mountain Holiday (CMH). Our group ranged in age from 5 to 75 and the...read more
I visit New York about three times a year, usually alone, on business. I'm going back to speak at the New York Times Travel Show and will report on new neighborhoods and "finds" soon. On a recently trip with my twenty-two-year-old daughter we explored new...read more