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News Stories by Jess Moss

  • Exploring Kaua'i: 5 Reasons to Get Off the Beach

    With over 50 miles of sandy shores—more than any other Hawaiian island—Kaua'i is a beach bum's dream. It's easy to give in to "Hawai'i time" and spend your trip relaxing at spots like Hanalei Bay (pictured) on the North Shore. But you'll miss out on some of Kaua'i's most exciting activities if you're parked on the sand the whole time. Here are five ways to get off your beach towel and experience some of the island's top adventures.

    Posted by Jess Moss on February 17, 2010 at 5:50:53 PM EST Tagged: Escapes, Hawaii, Kauai
  • What We're Reading

    It's time for holiday shopping, and books make excellent gifts! Here's our roundup of some of the year's popular fiction and nonfiction titles, all perfect presents for globetrotting friends and family.

    Posted by Jess Moss on December 02, 2009 at 8:49:37 AM EST
  • What We're Reading Now

    The mercury is rising, and we've taken a look at the hot new books on the market. Once again, our list of favorites has us globetrotting: from Down Under to Spain to South America to the Caribbean to Mexico, with some bizarre journeys to top it off. Fodor's Editor Jess Moss weighs in.

    Posted by Jess Moss on August 12, 2009 at 5:02:44 PM EDT Tagged: Brazil
  • What We're Reading Now

    Summer's just around the corner, which means it's time to load up on some great reads. We've checked out the latest travel tales and picked out a selection that will transport you to every continent—and beyond! Fodor's Editor Jess Moss weighs in.

    Posted by Jess Moss on April 29, 2009 at 11:46:53 AM EDT
  • What We're Reading Now

    There probably just isn't enough time to hit all the spots on your to-visit list. For that reason, we sorted through some recent books and travelogues to bring you the very best of armchair travel. Beware: these are sure to spark your wanderlust! Fodor's Editor Jess Moss weighs in, after the jump.

    Posted by Jess Moss on January 07, 2009 at 1:09:25 PM EST