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View luxury travel writer Dana Freeman’s Portfolio with interviews, mentions, awards, and the publications she has contributed to here. If you are looking for a luxury travel expert, please get in touch.


What readers are saying

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



Print Publications

Country Magazine – Green Mountain Goodness

Fifty Grande Magazine – Where to Go in the Fall: Burlington, Vermont

Fodor’s Travel – Fodor’s Cancún & The Riviera Maya Travel Guide

Ridgefield and Wilton Magazines – Astonishing Adirondack Escape

Ridgefield and Wilton Magazines – America The Beautiful

Explore Smuggs Magazine – Fly, Ride, or Zip

Sugarbush Resort Magazine – Summer Vacation, Sugarbush Style

Online Publications & Contributions

CNN Travel – The elusive Mexican beach on every Instagrammer’s bucket list

Lonely Planet – Best Things to do in Vermont

Lonely Planet – Vermont’s best beaches for a picturesque fall getaway

Lonely Planet – Shelburne Museum

Matador Network – 6 Reasons to Ski Vermont This Winter

Fifty Grande Magazine – Best Things to Do in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Fifty Grande Magazine – Best Things to Do in Burlington, Vermont

Fifty Grande Magazine – Best Things to Do in Stowe, Vermont

Fifty Grande Magazine – Tälta‌ ‌Lodge‌ – Stowe, Vermont

Thrillist – The Most Romantic Weekend Getaway in Every State

Thrillist – Warm Weather Vacations

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

Thrillist – The Best Caribbean Destinations for an Easy Beach Getaway

Invited Magazine – Small Cruise Ships, Big Thrills

Invited Magazine – Caribbean Hideaways

Invited Magazine – Great Gifts for Travelers

Invited Magazine –Exploring France with Ease Aboard a River Cruise

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

Invited Magazine – Three wellness retreats for your body and soul

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

Invited Magazine – Three ideal places for a romantic getaway

Invited Magazine – Kenya Luxury Safari: Walk on the Wild Side

Invited Magazine – Luxury All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico

Invited Magazine – Exploring Coastal Maine

Invited Magazine – The Allure of the Azores

Invited Magazine – Cruise News | The Tides are Turning

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

Invited Magazine – No Passport Required | 8 Places in the USA to Visit

Invited Magazine – The Cruise Industry in 2020: Navigating New Waters

Hello Burlington – Places to Stay for a Winter Getaway in Burlington

Hello Burlington – Things to do Thanksgiving Weekend

Hello Burlington – Making the Most of Stick Season in Vermont

Hello Burlington – Agritourism in Vermont

Hello Burlington – International Workshop on Agritourism

Hello Burlington – Visit Burlington with Kids

Hello Burlington – Explore Lake Champlain with the Community Sailing Center

Vacation St. Maarten – A Guide to Best Restaurants for a Romantic Meal

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine – Cruise Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine – Stocking Stuffers for Cruisers

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine – A Perfectly Provencal Perfect River Cruise Stay

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine – Your Guide to Exploring Puerto Vallarta

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine – Belly Up to the Bars on Odyssey of the Seas

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine – Le Barth is Back

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine – Come Sail Away on the Royal Clipper

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine – When in Rome: Where to Stay before a Cruise

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine – A Cruiser’s Guide to Quebec City

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine – A Reason to Cruise In or Out of Montreal

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine – Why You Should Try at Windjammer Cruise

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine – Porto Highlights: 5 Faves of Portugal’s Northern Capital

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine – 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

Quirky Cruise – Windstar’s Newly Stretched Star Breeze

Quirky Cruise – Ecoventura Galapagos Cruise

Yankee Magazine – Freshly Made | Local Flavor at the Woodstock Inn & Resort

Home of American Golf – First Timer’s Guide to Pinehurst

Home of American Golf – 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

Marriott Vacation Club – 4 Tips for Going Car-Less in Washington, DC

Marriott Vacation Club – The Ultimate Guide to Multi-Generational Travel

Marriott Vacation Club – 3 Incredible Beaches on Maui’s West Coast

Royal Robbins – Our 3 Favorite Places to Unplug

Eagle Creek – 3 Trending Destinations in 2020

Eagle Creek – Adventure Cruising? Why I Love Windjammer Cruises

Eagle Creek – Travel Better: 7 Tools for Staying in Touch While Traveling

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

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

Eagle Creek – How to Rock and RV Trip

Eagle Creek – The Best Winter Surf Escapes

Eagle Creek – Can You Fly to Cuba Now?

Eagle Creek – How to Get Over Your Fear of Skiing

Eagle Creek  – 5 Hidden Gems in Vermont

All Mountain Mamas – Skiing in Vermont

Marocmama – Cool Tech Travel Gadgets

Lifney – 10 Gifts for Traveling Parents

Hotels Near DC Metro – Educational Itinerary for Visiting DC with Teens

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

Food Wine Travel Magazine – Best Pet-Friendly Hotels

Food Wine Travel Magazine – Best Beaches in the World for 2018

Food Wine Travel Magazine – Best Europe Destinations in 2018

Food Wine Travel Magazine – 15 Best Summer Family Vacation Destinations for 2018

Food Wine Travel Magazine – 14 Best US Hotels

Food Wine Travel Magazine – 6 Best Summer Destinations

Along for the Trip – North America’s Best Ski Resorts for Kids 2017-18

McCool Travel – Romantic Hotels In North America

McCool Travel – Inspiring Places to Visit in 2018

McCool Travel – Great Ice Cream Place in the US to Cool Off

McCool Travel – 8 Great Things to do in Vermont

NC Tripping – Nine Outerbanks Restaurants that You Can’t Miss!

Lifestyle Fifty – Top Travel Bloggers share their Cruising Stories

Stratton Mountain – Growing Up in Stratton Mountain’s Ski Resort

HomeAway – Home vs. Hotel

HomeAway – Creative Keepsakes: Putting Vacation Photos and Momentos to Good Use

OARS – 25 Unplugged Family Vacation Ideas the Whole Crew will Love

Reflections en Route – Top Travelers Pick Their Best Destinations

Wandertooth – The Best Places in Scotland

Trip Advisor – 12 Biggest Travel Mistakes

Gone With Family – 25 Underrated U.S. Cities To Consider For Your Next Family Vacation

The Family Adventure Project – Where Families Choose to Cruise

Friday Lens Affair – Photo Story: American Flag

Adventure Mom – Favorite Summer Adventure

Collections Etcetera – The 39 Best Small Towns in America to Visit in 2016

Ciao Bambino – All-Family Summer Playground at Vermont Ski Resorts

Loco Gringo – Creating a Family Friendly Cenote Experience 

Yucatan Holidays – Disconnect to Reconnect | Why Tulum is Our Ideal Family Vacation

Ciao Bambino – 14 Incredible Family Ski Resorts

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 – 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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