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Talking travel with Patricia Schultz, author of "1000 Places to See" (plus book giveaway)

Talking travel with Patricia Schultz, author of Patricia Schultz is a well-traveled woman. She single-handedly launched the mini-industry of travel list books with her 2003 #1 New York Times bestseller, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die: A Traveler's Life List (Workman), which has sold more than 2.8 million copies and...

Talking travel with college admissions guru Katherine Cohen (part 2)

Talking travel with college admissions guru Katherine Cohen (part 2) Katherine Cohen is a former reader at Yale's admissions office, founder of a admissions counseling service, Applywise, and author of two bestsellers about college admissions: The Truth About Getting In and Rock Hard Apps. As the summer season gets into high swing, she's here...

Talking travel with college admissions guru Katherine Cohen

Talking travel with college admissions guru Katherine Cohen Katherine Cohen is a former reader at Yale's admissions office, founder of a admissions counseling service, Applywise, and author of two bestsellers about college admissions: The Truth About Getting In and Rock Hard Apps. As the summer season gets into high swing, she's here...

Talking travel with the notorious Thomas Kohnstamm

Talking travel with the notorious Thomas Kohnstamm Thomas Kohnstamm is the author of this year's most talked about (i.e. controversial) travel memoir, Do Travel Writers Go to Hell?,The book centers around his recent days as a Lonely Planet writer on assignment in Brazil--shortly after its release earlier this year, press...

Talking Travel: The low-down on ranches from an American cowboy

Talking Travel: The low-down on ranches from an American cowboy Gene Kilgore is a recognized expert on dude ranches, having traveled to countless ones since 1980 (and accrued so many frequent flier miles that he was profiled by The New York Times last year). He also worked on a ranch in his younger days, and recently authored a travel...

Talking Travel: Travel in style with a Hollywood A-list fashionista (part 2)

Talking Travel: Travel in style with a Hollywood A-list fashionista (part 2) Jeane Beiter is a style consultant to celebrities who want to remake their wardrobe or pick out the perfect dress for a red-carpet event. She's also author of "The Be. System, Completing the Circle Between You and Your Style," and former host of "Modern Girl's Guide to Life"...

Talking Travel: Travel in style with a Hollywood A-list fashionista (part 1)

Talking Travel: Travel in style with a Hollywood A-list fashionista (part 1) Jeane Beiter is a style consultant to celebrities who want to remake their wardrobe or pick out the perfect dress for a red-carpet event. She's also author of "The Be. System, Completing the Circle Between You and Your Style," and former host of "Modern Girl's Guide to Life"...

Talking Travel with Lisa Schreier: Confessions of a ex time-share hawk

Talking Travel with Lisa Schreier: Confessions of a ex time-share hawk Want to get the real scoop on time shares? Here to shed some light on what actually goes on inside the industry is Lisa Schreier, author of Timeshare Vacations For Dummies and Surviving A Timeshare Presentation...Confessions From The Sales Table What is your background in...

Talking Travel with the Filmmakers of PBS's new travel series, Roughing It

Talking Travel with the Filmmakers of PBS's new travel series, Roughing It Christopher Rufo and Keith Ochwat are a couple of fresh filmmakers who, on a whim, decided to fly to Mongolia, where they managed to camp with a tribe of nomadic reindeer herders, challenge a provincial wrestling champion to a match, and drink tea with Mongolian president...

Galley Gossip: The top five Skymall gifts for the frequent flier

Galley Gossip: The top five Skymall gifts for the frequent flier Wearing your stealth secret sound amplifier, you board the flight (finally!), stow the bag in the overhead bin directly above your seat (YES!), stash the reading material and the bottle of water in the seat-back pocket in front of you (you did remember the bottle of water,...

Talking Travel with Richard Florida, author of Who's Your City?

Talking Travel with Richard Florida, author of Who's Your City? How did you decide where you'd call home for your adult life? If you're like most people, the decision wasn't much of a decision at all. Chances are, you found yourself in a particular place through a combination of career inertia and personal attachments. It seems that not...

Oktoberfest in Munich: Read about it...in March?

Oktoberfest in Munich: Read about it...in March? Anyone who has experienced Munich's famed Oktoberfest knows one truth about the world's biggest beer binge above all else: It's damn hard to get into one of those tents on the Theresienwiese. My brother and I tried a few years ago, standing in the rain in several endless...

JFK drops off list of most-delayed U.S. airports

JFK drops off list of most-delayed U.S. airports John F. Kennedy International Airport has long been a joke in terms of on time departures and arrivals. But there are signs that JFK might be getting better. The Associated Press is reporting that JFK is finally off the list of the country's 50 most-delayed airports, while...

Traveler forced to pop the question in airport security line

Traveler forced to pop the question in airport security line If you need further evidence that airport security is getting out of control, it now seems that you cannot even get ring boxes past screeners these days. The Associated Press reports that a Canadian man who planned on proposing to his girlfriend on a Caribbean cruise had to...

Lancaster, Pennsylvania hotel must stop operating under Days Inn brand

Lancaster, Pennsylvania hotel must stop operating under Days Inn brand As the Clinton and Obama campaigns crisscross Pennsylvania in advance of next month's key primary there, we all can be reasonably assured that one place aids and campaign vols won't be staying is the Days Inn Lancaster. Why? Two reasons, really. For one, it's the dirtiest...

New 'Zip Lane' debuts at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California

New 'Zip Lane' debuts at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California The Transportation Security Administration is making a big fuss over its new Zip Lane screening line, which made its national debut yesterday in a trial run at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California. Now, I'm one of those who never considered Bob Hope that funny. But this...

Talking Travel with Will Wilkinson

Talking Travel with Will Wilkinson Will Wilkinson is a policy analyst at the Cato Institute, whose work focuses on topics like happiness research and economic inequality. He is also the man behind an economics blog called The Fly Bottle, which discusses not only economics, but pop culture, morality, politics,...

Spring Break scams: Ohio's AG is on the case

Spring Break scams: Ohio's AG is on the case It's spring break, you've arrived, and the "resort welcome" that was to meet your group at the airport is nowhere to be found. Hoofing it to your digs, the hotel's front desk has "lost" your reservation. It finally materializes. Sorry, your package isn't really...

Budget travel: Arthur Frommer (who else?) chimes in on 2008

Budget travel: Arthur Frommer (who else?) chimes in on 2008 As the mighty greenback slides ever farther down the global monetary toilet, what traveler out there isn't thinking about how to stretch his or her money more on the road this year? Travel guru (I cannot decide whether to preface that with 'universally acknowledged' or...

Talking Travel and France with NPR journalist Eleanor Beardsley

Talking Travel and France with NPR journalist Eleanor Beardsley On a recent sunny winter day, I stopped in a café in Boucicaut, in the heart of Paris's 15th arrondissiment for a drink with Eleanor Beardsley. As NPR's Paris based correspondent, much of our European news comes from via Mrs. Beardsley. Though you may not recognize...

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