Leisure & Travel

A sample of travel, leisure, and niche tourism articles I wrote for Premier Travel Media's various publications and clients.

Adler Planetarium Puts the Universe at Your Fingertips

No matter how long we spend lying in the grass and gazing up at the dome of the night sky, it’s hard to imagine a world outside of our own. We learn about stars and planets, galaxies and Milky Ways, but from where most of us stand, it’s hard to see anything but pinpricks of light and scattered constellations that glimmer from thousands of light-years away. What do these celestial bodies look like up close? How much of the universe is left to discover?

Adventure Lures Students to the Land of Lincoln

Cursed sports teams. Deep dish pizza. Al Capone. The Sears Tower. Every year, millions of people flock to Chicago from all around the globe to experience one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world. However, many of these tourists might be surprised to find out that the humbler parts of Illinois offer just as much excitement as the Windy City. From rocky bluffs where Native Americans roamed to the impressive tomb that protects the remains of Abe Lincoln, Illinois is overflowing...

CitySightseeing New York makes Touring Easy as 1, 2, 3

It’s a slogan found on bumper stickers, t-shirts, posters and mugs, but if you’re in the middle of trying to organize a student trip to the Big Apple, you might be feeling a little differently. Thanks to its history, charm and undeniable charisma, the bustling metropolis of New York City is one of the most frequented locations in the entire world. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the trickiest cities for first-time tourists to navigate.

Fayetteville: Adventure is Out There

Fayetteville, North Carolina is no stranger to excitement. Nicknamed “America’s Hometown,” this Southern city offers a tantalizing mixture of sophisticated restaurants, cultural hub,s and a breathtaking natural environment that’s dying to be explored. Though some people might only know Fayetteville as the neighbor of military stronghold Fort Bragg, this energetic and captivating city is more than capable of standing on its own.