Travel Tastemakers

These influencers travel the world in search of inspiration. They share their storied trips and discoveries with Fodor's, and in turn inspire us to travel better.

Recent Stories

  • Fodor's Travel Tastemaker: Wine Purveyor and Author Marco Pasanella

    Marco Pasanella's life is like a dream, a hard-won, years-in-the-making, passion-driven dream. He quit his job to open a wine shop in NYC and, despite setbacks, is still there living above the shop and traveling to Italy to make his own vino. Read More

  • Fodor's Travel Tastemaker: Culinary Authority April Bloomfield

    Some people attract the right people and experiences on their travels. April Bloomfield is one of those people—she chats and eats with fascinating people from Morocco to Portland. Here, The Spotted Pig chef details her awesome travels. Read More

  • Fodor's Travel Tastemaker: AFAR's Globetrotting Deputy Editor

    Our third Travel Tastemaker is AFAR's Jen Murphy—she's a genuine globe-hopper with a penchant for great food and fitness. We asked her about the trips she's most excited about, what she always travels with, and her most memorable meals. Read More

  • Fodor's Travel Tastemaker: World Photographer Gray Malin

    Cue our second Travel Tastemaker, renowned photographer Gray Malin. We picked our favorites from his latest series and asked for some behind the scenes scoop—plus he let us in on the best hotels he found along the way. Read More

  • Fodor's Travel Tastemaker: Southern Chef (and Charmer) Hugh Acheson

    Our first Fodor's Travel Tastemaker is none other than Southern (er, Canadian) chef-extraordinaire Hugh Acheson. We talked with him about all things food—road trip snacks, great meals he had in LA, and his upcoming trip to Israel. Read More

  • Introducing Fodor's Travel Tastemakers

    If we could ask for a drum roll, we would. We're very excited to introduce a brand new series: Fodor's Travel Tastemakers! We're spotlighting a well-chosen shortlist of impressive and stylish people who inspire us to travel. Read More

  • Best Shops in the Hamptons

    The Hamptons are all beaches and be-seen, but just in case you packed your weekend bag with too few designer duds or a lackluster hostess gift, here are the area's five chicest boutiques. Read More

  • Five Coolest Ireland Must-Sees

    The land of rolling pastures and historic cathedrals (and Bono) is cooler than you might think. Here's an insider's take on the coolest things you can't miss on your next trip to the Emerald Isle. Read More

  • World's Best Flea Markets for Authentic Souvenirs and People-Watching

    Perusing flea market fare in foreign cities can be a rewarding experience. You’ll spend the day rubbing shoulders with local shoppers and vendors, and you can usually find truly unique souvenirs to bring home. Herewith a rundown of our favorite flea markets around the globe. Read More

  • Miami's Hottest New Hotels and Restaurants

    There are always plenty of restaurant and hotel debuts coming out of Miami, but this year's shaping up to be one of the beach city's most buzzworthy years yet. Whether your idea of the perfect Miami vacation is dining at the hottest new eatery in town or just bunking down poolside at one of its hippest new hotels, here's a rundown of Miami's most anticipated accommodation and restaurant openings. Read More