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→ Active Diana Rowe offers Tips to Avoid Aggravating Travel Fees for the May issue of Global Traveler Magazine.
→ Active Diana Rowe writes about the re-imagined downtown Rapid City, South Dakota for the May/June issue of American Eagle’s Latitudes.
→ Active Lucas Aykroyd does it all in the name of rock and roll for Las Vegas in the Vancouver Province.
→ Active Johnny Jet took second prize video for his "Hot Spots 2012" in the Northern Lights Awards.
→ Active Diana Rowe has two articles in April issue of Global Traveler Magazine, one on the Abundance of Brussels and Brussels Is a Canvas for Creative Business Meetings.
→ Active Lucas Aykroyd goes horseback riding on Easter Island for The Globe and Mail.
→ Active Susan R. Pollack discovered Tibetan Buddhism thriving in, of all places, Louisville, Ky. and Bloomington, Ind., and shares enlightenment with the Dallas Morning News.
→ Active Leah Larkin has an article, A Taste of Marseille, in the April 19 edition of the Houston Chronicle. The city is a European Capital of Culture for 2013.
→ Active Lucas Aykroyd tours Jamaica and discovers its latent hockey potential for BCBusiness Magazine.
→ Active Lucas Aykroyd checks out fermented horse milk, a plastic Lenin statue, and relentless cheerleaders in Ufa, Russia for the Georgia Straight.
→ Active Emily Chaplin's photograph appears on the cover of the March 2013 issue of Our State magazine, and her photo essay on the Sandhills region of North Carolina appears inside.
→ Princess Cruises is challenging Active Beth Blair, Shape Magazine's 2013 Weight Loss Diarist, to dispel the "gain weight on cruise" myth. She's departing on a Western Caribbean cruise March 2nd.
→ Active Kimberly Button's article on the New Fantasyland expansion at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando is featured in the Winter 2013 issue of Private Clubs.
→ Active Beth Blair's book Break into Travel Writing (McGraw-Hill, 2013) is officially available on Amazon.com and will be on bookshelves starting February 28th.
→ Active Beth Blair has been named Shape Magazine's 2013 Weight Loss Diarist. She is writing a monthly print column for the magazine and blogging bi-weekly on Shape.com
→ Active Lea Lane wrote about Miami Beach's glamorous Hotel Setai in the December issue of ForbesLife.
→ Active Barbara Beckley is very pleased that her "Polynesian Paradise" story is featured in the February issue of Alaska Airlines (inflight) magazine. As luck would have it, a second French Polynesia story, "Tales of Tahiti," Page 8, winter issue of Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope.net eMagazine.
→ Active Lucas Aykroyd won four writing awards in the 2012 NATJA (North American Travel Journalists Association) Awards Competition: gold for "On Tintin's trail to adventures in Peru" (Toronto Star), silver for "Whooshing backward at 160 km an hour" (Globe and Mail), silver for "Victoria delights Britain's greatest characters" (Canada.com), and bronze for "Spinning a whale of a tale" (Vancouver Sun).
→ Active Barbara Beckley wrote ALL the feature stories in the 2013 Mexico Meeting & Incentive Planners Guide. It's live at http://www.nxtbook.com/worth/mexico/2013/index.php#/0 and hard copies are distributed year round in the US and Canada."
→ Active Chelle Koster Walton has published two articles about her recent island-hopping trip to Exuma in the southern Bahamas on FOXNEWS.com and Buckettripper.com.
→ Active Sharon Spence Lieb has a new monthly column, "Luxury and Eco-Tourism," published by www.travelandescape.ca.
→ Active Greg Vaughn's photo of hikers in North Cascades National Park made the cover of Backpacker Magazine's March issue. The same photo won the Bronze Award for Natural Scenic in this year's Bill Muster Photo Competition.
→ Active Eric Lindberg announces the latest release of his guidebook, Off The Beaten Path Colorado (Globe Pequot Press). Covering everything from mountain festivals and ghost towns to quirky cultural events, the guide takes readers beyond the more common destinations and introduces the remarkable and unexpected delights of Colorado.
→ Active George Miller just finished his fifth in a series of regional wildflower identification guides for Texas. The app guides for Central, North, South, East, and the Trans-Pecos now cover the entire state. Each app covers 200+ species with 1,200+ photos. An updated version of his app guide to Grand Canyon will be uploaded shortly.
→ Active Jad Davenport shot and wrote two feature stories in the Maldives, one for Coastal Living Magazine (on two new resorts - the Viceroy and Niyama) and one for ISLANDS magazine (on cruising with the Four Seasons among the outer atolls).
→ Active Diana Rowe writes about “Getting to the Points - Hotel Loyalty Points” for the Global Traveler Magazine, January 2013 issue.
→ Active Jad Davenport shot and wrote a 10-page feature on exploring the Bahamas' Out Islands for Caribbean Travel + Life Magazine.
→ Active Lucas Aykroyd launched his "What in the World?" column for The Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper, in January. Running every Tuesday, the column offers a humorous take on strange travel news.
→ Active Teresa Bitler’s has the cover story, “Sunrise Ceremony on the Apache Reservation,” in the January/February issue of AAA Highroads. The article gives insight into the Native American rite of passage as well as explores the Apache lands of Northern Arizona.
→ Active Barbara Beckley is pleased to have the cover story in the January issue of Association News Magazine.
→ Active Chelle Koster Walton revisits the family travel options in Jacksonville, Florida, after an eight years' absence. See her Miami Herald article "Jacksonville's family scene matures."
→ Active Diana Rowe’s article on Great Destinations to Start a New Holiday Tradition features suggestions for places to reinvent your family rituals in one fun place and includes a top 10 list San Diego, Denver, Brussels and St. Kitts, in December’s NextAvenue.org, a PBS online publication.
→ Active Barbara Beckley is pleased to see that her "Orange County & San Diego -- Irresistible California" story made the cover of the December issue of Association News magazine.
→ Active Lillian Africano offers her daily blog aboard SeaDream II.
→ Active Lucas Aykroyd explores everything from kiteboarding to upscale cuisine in Puerto Rico for the Vancouver Province.
→ Waterwalk the feature film produced by Active Roger Rapoport who also wrote the screenplay is now available on DVD at www.waterwalkthemovie.com. The film, which has played theatrically across the midwest is based on Steve Faulkner's book about his attempt to retrace the 1673 Marquette/Joliet discovery route of the Mississippi from northern Michigan to St. Louis with his son Justin.. Click here to Preview the film.
→ Active Claudia Carbone scored the cover of the travel section of San Antonio Express-News with her roundup of news and deals for Colorado resorts this season.
→ Active Claudia Carbone has the inside story of the The Denver Art Museum, the only place on the planet where one can view "Becoming Van Gogh," a unique exhibit that took seven years to organize.
→ Active Randy Johnson spotlighted Steven Spielberg's blockbuster "Lincoln" in National Geographic Traveler's December/January issue, in a "Neighborhood" piece features a walking tour of Richmond's museum district and the Carytown shopping/dining destination. He also traced the movie's filming locations around the city in an article for NationalParksTraveler.com.
→ Active Lucas Aykroyd lives it up at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego for the Vancouver Province.
→ Active Diana Rowe writes about Colorado: America’s Winter Playground in November/December issue of American Eagle Latitudes.
→ Active David Molyneaux writes that older cruise ports in the Caribbean are crowded and can be disappointing to repeat passengers, so cruise lines are developing their own - in the Miami Herald and TheTravelMavens.com.
→ Active Lillian Africano blogs about Hurricane Sandy for Gadling.
→ Active David Molyneaux writes about how cruise lines reward their loyal cruising passengers - in the Miami Herald and TheTravelMavens.com.
→ Active David Molyneaux writes about cutting to the bone for a Vegas steak at the Certified Angus Beef test kitchen in Wooster, Ohio in TheTravelmavens.com.
→ AFAR Magazine announced a new series on AFAR.com where they share the savvy of some bloggers and travel luminaries they love. First up: SATW member and a true travel insider, Johnny Jet.
→ Active Lucas Aykroyd explores the JFK assassination at the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas for Vancouver's Georgia Straight newspaper.
→ Active Chelle Koster Walton writes about her kava-drinking adventures in Fiji during the 2011 Freelance Council meeting in a recently posted FOXNEWS.com article
→ Active Diana Rowe writes about her underground exploration illuminating Colombia’s history and faith in the Salt Cathedral, near Bogota, Colombia in October issue of Global Traveler Magazine.
→ Active Lucas Aykroyd has a wild weekend of sports in Washington, DC for the Vancouver Province, and reveals how to indulge your inner Paul Ryan in the VP candidate's native Wisconsin for the Canada.com network.
→ Active Sharon Spence Lieb writes about America's Inland Northwest on the VISIT IDAHO website.
→ Active Barbara Beckley discovered mermaids -- and what's more astonishing, hills! in Florida. She's been going to Florida for 20 years and the wonders she experienced an hour northwest of Tampa were eye-opening, giving her even more to love about the sunshine state.
→ In her Globetrotters photo feature, Active Sharon Spence Lieb kayaks at night off Puerto Rico and asks, "Are You a Bioluminescent Babe?"
→ Active Sharon Spence Lieb wrote the "Honouring Peru's Harvest," the story of a 100 year Shaman blessing her with abundance, at 15,000 feet in Peru.
→ Active Sandra Friend announces the re-release of Florida State Parks, a travel planning app with Sutro Media, at Google Play for Android and as a freemium app for iPhone. With expanded content and deeper integration with online resources for trip planning, the app is one of Apple's top in-app purchases in the App Store since its re-release.
→ Active Sandra Friend announces the release of Florida's Best Beaches, a travel planning app with Sutro Media, at Google Play for Android. GPS-driven geolocation helps you find the best Florida beaches based on your own criteria, with categories ranging from Accessible to Wild Shores.
→ Active Sandra Friend announces the release of Florida's Gardens, a travel planning app with Sutro Media, at Google Play for Android. Use your smartphone GPS to find botanical gardens and wild places of botanical significance as you travel through Florida. More than a thousand images illustrate the natural beauty of Florida.
→ Active David Molyneaux continues to write articles that began with research at the New Zealand convention. The Miami Herald published his story about the huge fleet of big cruise ships sailing toward the land Down Under.
→ Active David Molyneaux writes about the Aussification of Carnival Spirit in his monthly cruise column for the Miami Herald, Dallas Morning News and TheTravelMavens.com. No American coffee, beer or bacon. And no tipping.
→ Active Diana Rowe writes about Top 10 Multigenerational Vacation Destinations for new online publication NextAvenue.org.
→ Active Martha Steger wrote an intergenerational travel article on Hershey Resorts & Entertainment for Richmond Family Magazine's September issue.
→ Active Martha Steger was among the 2012 National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest winners announced at the organization's conference in late September: She received first place in advertorial writing and honorable mention in the category of "Specialty Articles -- Food."
→ Active Laura Martone announces the release of her latest travel guide, the third edition of Moon New Orleans, published by Avalon Travel. Written by a New Orleans native and part-time resident, this guide is full of detailed maps; suggested hotels, restaurants, live music venues, attractions, and itineraries; and the author's personal tidbits about the Big Easy.
→ Active Barbara Beckley is pleased to have the "Regional Focus: Missouri" story in the latest (September) issue of Association News magazine.
→ Active Sharon Spence Lieb writes about Cancun whale sharks, published in print and online in Moultrie News.
→ Active Sharon Spence Lieb is profiled on her 25 years of global adventures and lessons learned.
→ Active photographer Charles O. Cecil has been selected as one of ASMP’s (American Society of Media Photographers) “Best of 2012” in their annual exercise to identify twenty ASMP members whose work merits special recognition. See Chuck’s interview and sample photos at http://asmp.org/best-2012-cecil.
→ Active Sharon Spence Lieb debuts her video about adventures with Canadian Polar Bears.
→ Read all about Active Barbara Beckley’s story/blog entitled “Tiki Oasis in San Diego.”
→ Active Emily Chaplin's photography is featured in a travel story about Denver's brewery scene, "Foam on the Range," in the September 2012 issue (page 70) of Imbibe magazine. .
→ Active Chelle Koster Walton's article about how to experience Florida's ranching tradition appeared recently on the front page of the travel section in the Miami Herald.
→ Active Emily Chaplin is pleased to report her photography appearing in several articles of the September 2012 issue of Our State magazine: a 20-page photo essay of North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountain Railroad on page 130; photography featured in a story about the American chestnut tree and its history in North Carolina; and photography also featured in a story about the granite industry in Mt. Airy, North Carolina.
→ Active Diana Rowe explores the Miracle of Medellin, Colombia in the August/September issue of Let’s Travel Magazine, a New Zealand print publication.
→ Active Cindy Ross is proud to share that the current issue of JAXFAX- Travel Marketing Magazine sports her cover shot from Cali, Colombia, with accompanying feature entitled, "Living Large in Cali," a feature on Zimbabwe, Africa, "A History Lesson in Zimbabwe" as well as an article on ATA Africa Travel Association's World Congress event.
→ Active Reid Bramblett has found an intriguing outlet for travel writing as a contributor columnist for WeightWatchers.com. His weekly "Man Outdoors" blog covers adventure and active travel, hiking and camping, travel tips, and, occasionally, even weight loss.
→ Active Lucas Aykroyd compares his first-ever Alaska cruise to James Cameron's Titanic for the Vancouver Province.
→ Active Lucy Beebe Tobias’ book "Florida Gardens Gone Wild" received a (positive) review in the August/September issue of Florida Gardening Magazine.
→ Active Margaret Swaine’s new column, “Forks & the Road,” appears in the National Post, a national Canadian newspaper. Launched in June, the weekly column is all about the great eats, wine/spirit/culinary routes, and other gastronomic experiences you can find on the road and appears weekly in the Saturday travel section.
→ Active Emily Chaplin's photo essay about Asheville's River Arts District appears in the August 2012 issue of Our State magazine.
→ Active Lori Henry has a new sustainable travel column in tuja wellness (a new Canadian wellness community), called The Gentle Traveller. She will start by covering destinations that have a strong sustainable travel angle in Canada, expanding globally by next year. Story angles include local and organic eateries, farm-to-table, eco lodges, green spas and wellness programs, self-propelled outdoor activities, conservation projects, etc. Her first story is about Whistler in the summer.
→ Active Lucas Aykroyd samples parasailing, peaches, and Pinot Grigio in Penticton, British Columbia for the Vancouver Province.
→ Discover The Hague in Active Barbara Ramsay Orr's cover story in the Life section of Canada's Globe and Mail.
→ Active Rosalind Cummings-Yeates’ feature story on creating a two-week, three island itinerary for a Caribbean vacation was published in the latest issue of Australia's Get Lost Magazine.
→ Explore the historic town of Cody Wyoming with active Diana Lambdin Meyer in the August 2012 issue of Timber Home Living Magazine.
→ Active Greg Vaughn provided the cover photo for the latest issue Washington Tasting Room magazine. The photograph of Seven Hills Vineyards in Walla Walla was originally produced as part of Vaughn's work for the Washington Wine Country guidebook published by Compass American Guides. This is Greg's second cover for the magazine.
→ Thirty two years after her first visit to Wakulla Springs State Park in Florida, Active Sharon Spence Lieb discovers that some places don't change, they just remain perfect. Her story, "Land of Mysterious Waters," is published this week in print and online, by The Moultrie News, Charleston SC.
→ Active/Editors Council Chair Carolyn Spencer Brown penned a story on Dream Cruise Itineraries for 2013 in the August issue of Conde Nast Traveler.
→ Active Lucas Aykroyd sees Stockholm and sings the praises of Swedish women with ABBA-esque enthusiasm for BC Business Magazine.
→ Active Barbara Beckley writes the cover story for the August issue of Association News Magazine -- "Meeting in the Coastal South."
→ Active Marybeth Bond will speak at the Global Adventure Travel Summit in Lucerne Switzerland in October. She'll discuss Blogging to Women and 50+ Travelers and use examples from her Travel Blog, GutsyTraveler.com. There will be 600 worldwide participants and over 50 international media.
→ Active Sharon Spence Lieb’s story on Culinary Treasures in Tallahassee was just published on the webzine, www.Luxuryweb.com.
→ Gutsy Women, has just been released in its fourth edition. More than 85,000 copies sold of the first three editions. This is the 12th book for Active Marybeth Bond. This edition includes 60 pages of stories by Marybeth about her travel life including; Romance in Kathmandu and A Mountain Man in Utah Excerpts can be found on her popular blog www.GutsyTraveler.com
→ Active Chelle Koster Walton shares her experience taking the controls of a two-seat Boeing Stearman biplane in Buckettripper.com.
→ Active Lucas Aykroyd interviews Sherlock Holmes, Robin Hood, James Bond, and Paddington Bear about their visits to Victoria for the Canada.com network.
→ Active Candyce H. Stapen’s FamilyiTrips has just released its third app, NYC Family Guide. written by Deb Geigis Berry, a nationally-known family travel expert Packed with more than 250 family-friendly entries,including insider tips and advice for locals and tourists alike, the app follows Stapen's DC With Kids, and Berry’s Boston With Kids, both iTunes' Hot List picks. The apps are available through www.familyitrips.com and from the iTunes store.
→ Outside Magazine’s annual Summer Buyer’s Guide is out, and for the tenth season going, Active Ted Alan Stedman reviews some of the best new rugged travel luggage. Get the scoop here on Outside Online.
→ Active Alice Shapin publishes a monthly blog column as part of washingtonian.com featuring exclusive great deals for Washingtonian readers. She had a similar column published in the July 2012 print edition for Washingtonian Magazine and will have another one published in the October print edition.
→ Active Lois Friedland and her husband Richard have renamed and expanded their Denver Day Trips app. Now called Colorado and Denver Day Trips, it's an insider's travel guide for newcomers and visitors who want to explore Colorado, experience the best of Denver, easily visit nearby towns and see the Rockies and is available as both an iTunes download and now for Android smartphone users.
→ The June 2012 issue of STATE Magazine, the monthly publication of the Department of State, included an article on page 29 by Active Chuck Cecil, “From Ambassador to Photographer.”
→ Associate Kelly Brock Earnest who represents The Peabody Hotel in Memphis was recently profiled in the Memphis Daily News.
→ Active Kara Williams shares her most recent piece in Luxury Las Vegas titled "Three Forks Ranch: An Outdoor Adventurer's Wonderland."
→ Active Sharon Spence Lieb’s city profile, "Pittsburgh Power" is published in print
and online in her monthly Globetrotters travel photo feature.
→ In "Stalking the Star-Spangled Banner" on BucketTripper, Active Ed Wetschler roams the Mid-Atlantic in an attempt to figure out why a larynx-busting song about a barely understood battle became the U.S. national anthem.
→ Active Jackie Sheckler Finch will be cruising on the American Queen riverboat from its new homeport of Memphis to St. Louis. Follow her blogs at http://allthingscruise.com/topics/finch/ The American Queen began cruising again in April, after being grounded for four years.
→ Active David Molyneaux, just off the Carnival Breeze in the Mediterranean, writes that the new cruise ship has a laid back, beachy feel, in his monthly cruise column for the Miami Herald, Dallas Morning News and TheTravelmavens.com.
→ Associate John Lampl has had his "Negotiating London during the Olympics" story published in the Los Angeles Times Sunday, July 8 Travel section. He writes, "If you are going, button up those plans now!"
→ Active Janet Groene's Living Aboard Your RV, 4th Edition, ships July 13 from McGraw-Hill. Editions have always covered RV life from A to Z. Noting that "fulltimers" are getting younger, are still in the work force and may have school-age children, the new edition has expanded coverage of ways to earn a living on the go, home schooling and the newest ways to keep in touch.
→ Active Irene S. Levine, PhD wrote about the "The Fine Art of Tequila" for the Chicago Tribune, and on "How to Plan Your Next Trip on Line" and "How to Get Through Airport Security"
for the Boston Globe.
→ Active Diana Rowe's second in a series of Manchester downloadable free travel tour guides has been released at EveryTrail.com (part of TripAdvisor.com family). Download a free copy of Manchester Pub Crawl at http://www.everytrail.com/guide/manchester-pub-crawl.
→ Active Irene S. Levine, PhD is a regular travel contributor to the NBC Universal website Life Goes Strong, including her recent article: 2013 World Cruises: Advice and Inspiration for Planning the Trip of a Lifetime.
→ Active Roberta Sandler's article, "Visiting Historic Richmond (VA)" appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer on July 8, 2012.
→ Active Diana Rowe’s article on Trusted Traveler Programs is featured in the June issue of Global Traveler Magazine.
→ Active Candy Harrington has just released her latest accessible travel title, 22 Accessible Road Trips; Driving Vacations for Wheelers and Slow Walkers.
→ Active Elaine Warner returns to Kansas City where she was born and raised and reports about her child-friendly adventures in the Edmond Oklahoma Sun.
→ Active Bea Broda is thrilled to announce the release of her app, Europe Travel Videos, (Sutro Media) and will be following it up shortly with Canada Travel Videos.
→ Active Claudia Carbone talks with Justin Cucci, owner/chef of two of Denver's hottest restaurants, and shares his dumpster-diving decorating secrets in the cover story of June/July's Colorado Expression Magazine.
→ Active Sharon Spence Lieb swims with Whale sharks in the warm waters off Cancun Mexico: www.moultrienews.com - Click Travel. She also snorkels with Beluga whales in freezing Hudson Bay: www.cityroom.com.
→ Active Diana Lambdin Meyer is the author of the 16th edition of Day Trips from Kansas City by the Globe-Pequot Press. The book explores some of the small, interesting communities within a two-hour drive of Kansas City, Missouri.
→ Active Yvette Cardozo is now ski editor of www.realfoodtraveler.com, a travel website with a focus on food and adventure.
→ Active Cindy Boal Janssens, who frequently writes about golf travel, was honored by Pinnacle Golf for "Going the Distance" against breast cancer. She has chaired a charity golf tournament in Florida for the past 10 years.
→ Waterwalk, produced by Active Roger Rapoport, who co-wrote the screenplay with the late Richard Harris, has opened in theaters across the Midwest including theaters operated by the Goodrich, B and B, Celebration and Rave chains plus independents and colleges.
→ Active Katy Koontz's iPhone App, Smoky Mountain Travel Guide is out! Click HERE to download/preview on the iTunes preview page.
→ Active Diana Rowe's first of a series of Manchester downloadable free travel tour guides has been released at EveryTrail.com (part of TripAdvisor.com family). Download a free copy of Manchester with Kids at http://www.everytrail.com/guide/manchester-with-kids.
→ Active Diana Rowe is the newly appointed 10best.com Denver Local Expert. She will be writing multiple monthly articles on Denver and Colorado day and weekend getaways.
→ Active Sandra Friend is two months into pursuing a uniquely American dream: hiking the entire Appalachian Trail. She blogs from the trail regularly. See the stories at http:://www.floridahikes.com
→ Active Ursula Maxwell-Lewis' (firstname.lastname@example.org) column, "Time travel to the 19th century", appeared in print and on-line at www.cloverdalereporter.com/lifestyles (Black Press Group Newspapers Ltd.) and on www.BCCommunityNews.com.
→Active Margie Goldsmith (email@example.com) has contributed to the June issue of Business Jet Traveler's Book of Lists. Included in the issue are her stories, "Ten of the Best Hotel Chefs according to Margie Goldsmith," "Eleven of the World's Most Pet-Friendly Hotels," and "Six Great Destinations for Extreme Weather Fans.
→ Paddle with belugas and boat with polar bears in Churchill, Manitoba, with active Lisa Meyers McClintick.
→ Active Lorraine O'Donnell William's recent memoir, "Memories of the Beach: Reflections on a Toronto Childhood" (Dundurn Press, Toronto) was shortlisted for an award by the Ontario Historical Society (Biography and Autobiography category) and The Word Guild Awards (Memoir and Biography category). Much excitement ensued!!
→ Barbara Kingstone, publisher, editor of the luxury travel on line magazine, WWW.INDULGEDTRAVELER.COM, has added a new and very popular category, NEWS/ITEMS, featuring the latest travel and lifestyle news. Other sections are Destinations, Hotels, Spas, Cuisine, Health and Wellness, Islands, Cruises, Shopping, and Jewelry.
→ If you're flying American Eagle during May and June, open the in-flight magazine Latitudes for articles about Colorado destinations by members Diana Lambdin Meyer, Diana Rowe, and Kara Williams. Meyer explores the Garden of the Gods. Rowe rides the rails of Colorado, and Williams celebrates summer in Aspen.
→ SATW members Laura Daily, Evelyn Kanter, Linda DuVal, Claire Walter and Lillian Africano are editors of Living on the Cheap, a new national consumer news website offering advice on sports and recreation, entertainment, travel, couponing, shopping, personal finance and more. Subscribe to this one-stop-shopping national site for deals and smart shopping (and saving) tips, created by a team of more than 20 consumer advocates, frugalistas and experienced journalists.
→ Lori Henry's new book Dancing Through History: In Search of the Stories that Define Canada (http://LoriHenry.ca/DancingThroughHistory) was four years in the making and follows Lori as she travels across the country to learn about cultures through their traditional dances.
→ Candyce H. Stapen's FamilyiTrips has just released its second app, Boston With Kids. Written by Deb Geigis Berry, a Massachusetts-born-and-raised, nationally-known family travel expert, Boston With Kids provides insider tips and advice for locals and tourists alike. Packed with more than 150 family-friendly entries, the app puts the best places to be and things to do with kids of all ages right at readers' fingertips. The app follows Stapen's DC With Kids, an iTunes' Hot List pick. The app is available through www.familyitrips.com and from the iTunes store.
→ Robert Holmes is the author and photographer of A Traveler's Wine Guide to California just published by Interlink Books. The book covers the whole of California wine country - not just Napa and Sonoma. Available on Amazon.
→ Janice Mucalov has just co-written the app Whistler Travel Guide with her husband George and published by Sutro Media. Available for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices, the travel app reveals the best places to play, stay and eat in Whistler, Canada, from summer to winter. Her first travel app, Cabo Insider, for iPhones/iPads and Android, is the top user-rated app on Cabo San Lucas. Whistler Travel Guide ($2.99) is available through the iTunes app store and www.sutromedia.com/apps/Whistler_Travel_Guide.