PUBLISHED IN: Explore; Living Well; The Sun Chronicle; The Tribune; National Geographic Traveler; Vesturferdir (Iceland); Notable Travels.com; Frommers.com; TheSunChronicle.com; TravelworldMagazine.com; OffbeatTravels.com; RealTravelAdventures.com; SoGoNow.com; CruiseCritic.com; CruiseReport.com; Cruisereviews.com; CruiseTourPlanners.com; Examiner.com on Waterways; Fodors.com
SPECIALTIES: International and domestic travel, historical, literary and cultural travel, scientific and ecotravel, archaeology, learning vacations, women’s travel, festivals, cruising, rail travel, empty-nester and retiree travel, food and wine.
AWARDS: NATJA Awards
2010: Gold Award for Senior Travel, Bronze Award for Historical Travel
2009: First Place for Senior Travel, Merit Awards for Historical Travel , Travel Series
2008: First Place for Historical Travel, Merit Award Travel Series (2)
2007: First Place Best Travel Series, Honorable Mention for Best Bylined Column
2006 First Place for Best Travel Article Written for the Internet, also Honorable Mention.