Tagged with samantha brown

2014 Washington DC Travel and Adventure Show

This past Sunday, I attended the Travel and Adventure Show in Washington, DC. As a travel blogger, I applied for and received a complimentary Press pass. I have also attended the show on other occasions. The majority of the conference floor space is taken up by vendors promoting their products and services. These vendors include … Continue reading

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Samantha Brown is Expecting Twins. Congratulations!

Originally posted on McCool Travel:
McCool Travel is excited to present tips from travel experts in our 5 Minutes interview series featuring travel industry giants, super frequent travelers, and adventurous persons. For the 15th profile, I am honored to present Samantha Brown. Samantha is the wildly popular Travel Channel host of programs including Passport to…

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8 Great Ways to Select a Restaurant (2012 edition)

When you travel, how do you decide where to eat? Cost? Recommendation? Here are 8 great ways to pick a restaurant: 1. Read. I frequently see reviews or mentions of restaurants in magazine and newspaper articles. Other places to read about restaurants include the Road Food books, Zagat guides, Chowhound, Yelp, and TripAdvisor. When on the road, my number 1 go-to … Continue reading

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Travel Tip: Stop Planning and Start an Adventure

It is easy to plan a trip. Airfares, hotel rates, and rental car prices are easily found at any number of websites. Events, restaurants, and other to-do details can all be figured out ahead of time. Everything planned. No surprises. No stone unturned. … BUT, where is the fun in that? What about adventure? In … Continue reading

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8 Great Ways to Select a Restaurant

When you travel, how do you decide where to eat? Cost? Recommendation? Here are 8 great ways to pick a restaurant: 1. Read. I frequently see reviews or mentions of restaurants in magazine and newspaper articles. Other places to read about restaurants include Zagat guides,chowhound, Yelp, and TripAdvisor. 2. Ask. Many people like to get restaurant recommendations from hotel … Continue reading

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McCool Travel Tips: 5 Minutes With Samantha Brown

McCool Travel is excited to present tips from travel experts in our 5 Minutes interview series featuring travel industry giants, super frequent travelers, and adventurous persons. For the 15th profile, I am honored to present Samantha Brown. Samantha is the wildly popular Travel Channel host of programs including Passport to Great Weekends, Samantha Brown’s Asia, … Continue reading

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McCool Travel Week in Review – March 14 – March 18, 2011

Thank you for visiting McCool Travel. Did you miss anything this past week on McCool Travel? Topics included travel tips from Pauline Frommer and Samantha Brown, cheap flights, saving money and choosing your own rental car, and an interview with the adventure couple behind ThePlanetD.com The blog posts from McCool Travel this week: March 14: … Continue reading

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8 Great Travel Tips from Samantha Brown

This past weekend, I attended the DC Travel and Adventure Show (Twitter, Facebook) where I was fortunate to spend 5 minutes each with Samantha Brown and Pauline Frommer. Q&A from those sessions will appear in future McCool Travel posts. Yesterday, I published Travel Tips from Pauline Frommer, from one of her talks. Samantha Brown also … Continue reading

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Travel Discounts and Travel Experts, Travel Shows

Travel shows are great opportunities for learning about travel deals, hearing from travel experts, and perhaps win a great prize. I will attend the DC Travel & Adventure Show this weekend. Speaking at the show will be travel experts and personalities including Pauline Frommer, Samantha Brown, Mark DeCarlo, Mireya Mayor, The Lost Girls, and Peter … Continue reading

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McCool Travel Week in Review – Feb. 21 – 25, 2011

Thank you for visiting McCool Travel. Did you miss anything this past week on McCool Travel? Topics included money-saving dining tips, my most widely-read post ever, and an interview with the owner and editor of Europe a la Carte. The Travel Planning Secrets travel seminar is almost here. It is on March 4 in Reston, … Continue reading

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