Conferences and courses

6 Things I Learned at Women’s Travel Fest

Now in its second year, Women’s Travel Fest attracts women (and some brave men) from the United States and Canada. This was my first time attending this annual event that empowers and inspires women’s travel. Last years inaugural debut took place in New York, while this years conference took place at the San Francisco Design […]

March 2nd, 2015|Conferences and courses, San Francisco|

Pitching Media and Bloggers in Five Steps

We all know that we should be pitching the media, both print and online, our unique story angles. Yet finding travel bloggers and reaching out to them is often intimidating. 

I’ve put together an outline of five simple steps to contacting the media and bloggers.

I put this presentation together as a speaker for the CA […]

October 30th, 2012|Blogging, Conferences and courses|

Mohonk Mountain House, upstate New York: Luxury and Victorian loveliness

The Mohonk Mountain House, perched above a brilliant blue lake in the Shawangunk Mountains about 90 miles north of New York City, has continued to thrive for more than a century. Named the No. 2 resort spa in the United States by Conde Nast Traveler, the hotel was built in 1869 to cater to the wealthy crowd […]