International Travel Expert Stephanie Oswald Provides Insider Tips on Everything from Where to Go, What to Pack and Getting the Most for Your Travel Dollar!
She is an Editor-In-Chief of travelgirl Magazine, International Travel Expert
For most people, spring break goes hand in hand with sun, fun and a long-awaited break from winter. However, spring break also means dealing with big crowds and high prices. International travel expert and Editor-In-Chief of travelgirl magazine, Stephanie Oswald, understands how messy traveling can be. She is available for interview to share plenty of tips and trends for all your spring break travel needs that will ensure that everyone has a great time!
We talked about: House of Dance and Feathers, Classic, New Orleans Jazz Festival, New Orleans Diva Half Marathon, Blue Crab Festival, Myrtle Beach area Boston Marathon on Patriot’s Day, Kentucky Derby
Some of the unique and useful tips Stephanie can offer are:
* Research, Research, Research. The best trips don’t just happen – planning a fun and successful trip
* Spring Break Travel Checklist. Breaking down what should be on your list for easy packing.
* Hottest Spring Break Travel Destination Trends. What’s hot this year? Cruising, Learning Adventures
* Choosing the best accommodations for your budget. Don’t let your digs put a damper on your trip.
* Stay in touch with yourself. Prepare ahead of an incident: e-mail a copy of your passport or your driver’s
* Dress for success at security. Getting through security at the airport doesn’t have to be a stressful
* Be an official frequent traveler. Joining a rewards program can be beneficial to everyone whether you are
* Pack some pampering. Bring along some stress busters in the form of Zen-inducing travel candles, your
* Travel medical advice. What to visit your doctor about in advance and what to bring along with you
MORE ABOUT STEPHANIE OSWALD:
As the Editor-in-Chief of travelgirl magazine, a Web Correspondent for The Weather Channel, and seasoned travel correspondent for CNN, she has reported on everything from stress-relieving spa treatments and unique escapes around the world to the human side of a hurricane. She is the co-founder of travelgirl — the first national travel magazine to launch after the events of 9/11. The travel and lifestyle publication was chosen by industry leader Mr. Magazine as one of the “most notable” launches of 2003. Oswald is a native New Yorker who spent 13 years globetrotting as CNN’s travel correspondent and host of the weekend program, CNN Travel Now. In 2003, she also launched a groundbreaking series called The Weather Channel Road Crew that showcased the “fun” side of weather. In 2004, she filed written and audio reports during Hurricanes Ivan and Jeanne as the very first Web Correspondent for Weather.com. As anchor and correspondent for CNN Travel Now, a weekly program on worldwide destinations, travel trends and cuisine, Oswald specialized in adventure travel, filing reports from Europe, South America, Asia and the Caribbean. One series took her into the depths of Papua New Guinea for a rare and eye-opening look at the Huli Wigmen. Her reports also appeared on CNN Headline News, CNN in-flight programming for Delta Air Lines, CNN International and the CNN Airport Network. Immediately after 9/11, she filed human interest stories on the crisis for CNN, and covered the impact on the travel industry during live studio reports on CNN Headline News.