Over the last five years, I’ve written and published hundreds of travel dispatches for CNN, National Geographic, USA Today, LA Times, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, Orbitz, Frommers, and Paste Magazine. For my most recent articles, click here. For some of my recent favorites, see below:
- Top 10 of 2019 (various)
- Cliff-jumping The Atlantic: Ireland’s best coasteering spots
- Japanese zen: Hiking one of the oldest trails in the world
- Top 10 cycling cities
- 7 takeaways after cruising the Mediterranean with my kids
- Video: 6 ways to overcome your fear of travel
- Is Newfoundland the next Iceland?
- Which Utah National Park is right for you?
- Everything you need to know before visiting Machu Picchu
- What coasteering feels like
- Staying in President Trump’s #1 rated hotel
- Hiking the Alps: 10 days, 3 countries, 1 epic mountain
- Critic turned fan: My Disneyland conversion story
- What 10,000 miles from home feels like
- Went skydiving today. Didn’t die.
- Why Americans don’t travel abroad
- 5 reasons travel is overrated
- What I learned hiking Patagonia with National Geographic
- Why a monotonous view is better than none
- What I learned crossing South Africa by train
- 5 things I learned after visiting New Zealand
- The best of Australia
- 5 reasons cliche Costa Rica is still “Pura Vida”
- What it’s like crossing America’s Loneliest Road
- The greatest mountain wilderness you’ve never heard of
- My very best travel columns (so far)
Thanks for reading and sharing with anyone that might be interested.
Courtesy Lindsey Snow
Last month, Paste Magazine unexpectedly and suddenly shuttered their travel section and (along with it) my weekly column. After 126 consecutive and wonderful stories, the news was devastating.
More than just money (which admittedly wasn’t much), the perk-filled gig served as a weekly source of education, inspiration, and a renewed understanding of writing for mainstream audiences again. Furthermore, it took me and sometimes even my friends and family to five different continents, dozens of countries, countless destinations, and introduced me to hundreds of interesting people.
Although I’ve yet to find a replacement, I have some promising leads for the unpublished and upcoming articles in the pipe. And I’m determined and confident that I’ll be able to find a new suitor for my column, which was read by over 900,000 monthly individuals, according to a November 2016 estimate by the nation’s fourth largest tourism board (i.e. Visit Orlando).
Until then, here are the stories I am most proud of—the best of my travel column so far: Continue reading…
Newfoundland & Labrador Tourism
An edited version of this story first appeared on USA Today
North American is known for a lot of things. Transcendent, soaring, and gaping fjords isn’t one of them. For that, most travelers understandably head to Norway, New Zealand, or Chile first—all renowned for their glacier-carved “canyons” that outlet into swallowing seas.
But the northern half of the continent has its fair share of majestic cliffs cut by frozen (instead of liquid) water, especially in parts of southern Alaska and Canada. As a bonus, they’re more proximitous than Europe’s beloved Grainger Fjord, less travelled, and still rate at least 4.5 out of 5 stars, according to average visitor reviews on Google and Tripadvisor.
Behold, the most fantastic fjords of North America: Continue reading…