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What a fabulous barge trip!!! Thank you for the recommendation!!!  – Stacey G.




CNN Travel

The elusive Mexican beach on every Instagrammer’s bucket list

Fodor’s Travel

Fodor’s Cancún & The Riviera Maya Travel Guide (Guidebook)

Expert Cruise Line Review: American Queen Voyages

Expert Cruise Line Review: American Queen Voyages Ocean Victory

Expert Cruise Ship Review: AmaWaterways AmaKristina

Expert Cruise Ship Review: Crystal Symphony

Expert Cruise Ship Review: Ponant Le Bougainville 

Expert Cruise Line Review: Riverside Luxury Cruises

Expert Cruise Ship Review: Seabourn Ovation

Expert Cruise Ship Review: Windstar Star Breeze

U.S. News & World Report

What to Wear on a Cruise

Cruising with Seabourn


The Complete Guide to United First Class

How to Get United Club Access

We Know Hotels

 Anantara Palazzo Naiadi Rome: A Luxurious Escape

Lonely Planet 

Best Things to do in Vermont

Vermont’s best beaches for a picturesque fall getaway

Shelburne Museum

Matador Network

6 Reasons to Ski Vermont This Winter

Fifty Grande Magazine 

Where to Go in the Fall: Burlington, Vermont

Best Things to Do in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Best Things to Do in Burlington, Vermont

Best Things to Do in Stowe, Vermont

Tälta‌ ‌Lodge‌ – Stowe, Vermont


The Most Romantic Weekend Getaway in Every State

Warm Weather Vacations

Vermont’s Biggest City, is a Must-Visit Destination for Food, Beer, and Mountain Air

The Best Caribbean Destinations for an Easy Beach Getaway

Invited Magazine

Exploring the World Together | Exotic, Multigenerational Adventures

Chianti without the Crowds

An American Castle Getaway

Europe’s Best New Hotels

Set Sail in Style

Small Cruise Ships, Big Thrills

Caribbean Hideaways

Great Gifts for Travelers

Exploring France with Ease Aboard a River Cruise

Travel Essentials: Gear and Goods to Make Getting Away Easy and Comfortable

Three wellness retreats for your body and soul

Galápagos Islands: The ultimate itinerary for exploring on a luxury yacht

Three ideal places for a romantic getaway

Kenya Luxury Safari: Walk on the Wild Side

Luxury All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico

Exploring Coastal Maine

The Allure of the Azores

Cruise News | The Tides are Turning

Room to Roam | 11 idyllic places for an exclusive, socially distanced getaway

No Passport Required | 8 Places in the USA to Visit

The Cruise Industry in 2020: Navigating New Waters

Hello Burlington

Hello Blind Tiger Hotel

Hello Onion City Chicken & Oyster

Hello Bramble Restaurant

Places to Stay for a Winter Getaway in Burlington

Things to do Thanksgiving Weekend

Making the Most of Stick Season in Vermont

Agritourism in Vermont

International Workshop on Agritourism

Visit Burlington with Kids

Explore Lake Champlain with the Community Sailing Center

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine

A Luxurious Journey Aboard Riverside Mozart

Extraordinary Extras on the Scenic Eclipse

Cruise Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide

Stocking Stuffers for Cruisers

A Perfectly Provencal Perfect River Cruise Stay

Your Guide to Exploring Puerto Vallarta

Belly Up to the Bars on Odyssey of the Seas

Le Barth is Back

Come Sail Away on the Royal Clipper

When in Rome: Where to Stay before a Cruise

A Cruiser’s Guide to Quebec City

A Reason to Cruise In or Out of Montreal

Why You Should Try at Windjammer Cruise

Porto Highlights: 5 Faves of Portugal’s Northern Capital

5 Faves: Montreal Highlights

Barge Ladies Cruises

An Insider’s Guide to the Culinary Canals of the Upper Loire

Quirky Cruise 

Upper Loire Valley Barge Cruise

Windstar’s Newly Stretched Star Breeze

Ecoventura Galapagos Cruise

Best Luggage for Cruises

Vacation St. Maarten

A Guide to Best Restaurants for a Romantic Meal

Explore Smuggs Magazine

Fly, Ride, or Zip

Sugarbush Resort Magazine

Summer Vacation, Sugarbush Style

Yankee Magazine

Freshly Made | Local Flavor at the Woodstock Inn & Resort

Country Magazine

Green Mountain Goodness

Ridgefield and Wilton Magazines

Astonishing Adirondack Escape

America The Beautiful

Home of American Golf

First Timer’s Guide to Pinehurst

Why Visit Pinehurst

GoNomad – Travel Bloggers: Where to Next?

Forbes – 12 Travel Writers Share Their Holiday Wish Lists

Marriott Vacation Club

Summer Activities in Park City, UT

4 Tips for Going Car-Less in Washington, DC

The Ultimate Guide to Multi-Generational Travel

3 Incredible Beaches on Maui’s West Coast

Royal Robbins 

Our 3 Favorite Places to Unplug

Eagle Creek

3 Trending Destinations in 2020

Adventure Cruising? Why I Love Windjammer Cruises

Travel Better: 7 Tools for Staying in Touch While Traveling

Off Beat Washington, D.C.: 5 Unusual Things to Do

5 Tips For Planning a Multi-Generational Family Vacation In Ireland

How to Rock and RV Trip

The Best Winter Surf Escapes

Can You Fly to Cuba Now?

How to Get Over Your Fear of Skiing

5 Hidden Gems in Vermont

All Mountain Mamas

Skiing in Vermont

Visit Currituck

8 Reasons to Book Your Next Romantic Getaway in Currituck Outer Banks

Trip Advisor

12 Biggest Travel Mistakes

Loco Gringo

Creating a Family Friendly Cenote Experience 

Yucatan Holidays

Disconnect to Reconnect | Why Tulum is Our Ideal Family Vacation

Interviews & Appearances

AirHelp – The Unwritten Rules of Flying

Amateur Traveler Podcast – Travel to Vermont

Boston Globe – The realities of cancer: Real patients share their stories

Credit Cards – Protecting Your Credit During Crisis

CNN – Our pandemic back-to-school supply list 

Credit Cards – Best Ways to Redeem Rewards Points Over the Holidays 

Credit Donkey – Chase Sapphire Reserve Rewards Guide

Conde Nast Traveler – Cruise Ship Etiquette Tips

Cruise With Amber – An Interview with Dana Freeman about Cruising

Daily Travel Podcast – The Gift of Travel

DCLDuo Podcast – Luxury and Small Ship Cruising with Dana Freeman

Destinations Beyond Expectations Podcast – Craft Beer, Snowboarding, Agritourism & More in Vermont

Hybrid Health – Are young people missing out with remote work?

HuffPost Live – Turning Travel Into A Lasting Memory

Million Mile Secrets – 10 safe places for female solo travel during COVID-19

NECN and MYNBC5 – New COVID Test Site Lands at Vermont Airport

The Joy of Cruising Podcast – An Interview with Dana Freeman

The Joy of Cruising – Passionate Cruisers, Fascinating Stories

The Penny Hoarder – Tips that Make Working from Home Easier

The Pocket Postcard – Burlington, VT with Dana Freeman

New York Magazine | The Cut – Marriage: An Investigation

New York Times | Cornonavirus Is Causing Chaos for Travel Influencers

The Points Guy | How 9/11 changed aviation

Ski Vermont Magazine – Families that Ski Together, Stay Together

Ski Vermont Magazine – Planning A Family Ski Vacation

Travel Writing 2.0 – Getting to Know Dana Freeman

U.S. News & World Report – How Much it Costs to Research Your Family Tree

USA Today | TC Palm  – Press descends upon Indian River County

USA Today | TC Palm – Vero Beach May Have Just Hit the Tourism Jackpot

Vacation Mavens Podcast – Small Ship Cruising, Beyond the Big Ships

Vacation Mavens Podcast – Fall in New England

Vermont Ski + Ride Magazine – New Adventures for Kids

Washington Post – 5 budgeting tips for travel

WCAX News – Choosing a Summer Camp


You Have the Good Cancer


Top 10 Cruise Influencers | Porthole Cruise Magazine (2019)

The 50+ Most Amazing Travel Blogs | Fupping (2019)

The Top 20 Travel Blogs in Montreal | Luggage Hero (2019)

10 Travel Influencers You Need to Follow | Porthole Cruise Magazine (2018)

30 Bloggers and Travelers to Follow for Summer Vacation | Travel Pulse (2018)

Maine Windjammer Association | Photography Award Winner (2016)

Best Blog Awards Nominee | Parents (2011)

Top 25 Travel Blogs by Parents | Circle of Moms (2011)

Best Blogger | Social Media Day, Burlington  (2011)

Top 20 Fall Family Activities Blog | Hybrid Mom (2010)

Bloggers We Love | (2010)

Social Media 40 OVER 40 | Professional Blog Service (2010)


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