Donna Heiderstadt

Donna Heiderstadt

Donna Heiderstadt is a New York-based freelance travel writer who specializes in cruises, romantic travel, soft adventure and food & wine. She has visited 95+ countries and written for websites and print publications that include Islands.com, ShermansCruise.com, ShermansTravel.com, RobbReport.com, TravelandLeisure.com, Coastal Living, Bridal Guide, Private Clubs and Vacation Agent.

Most Recent Works

20 Best Cruise-Ship Dining Experiences

20 Best Cruise-Ship Dining Experiences

These days, cruise ships come packed with more restaurants than most beach resorts. Check out these 20 delicious places to eat while at sea.
7 Best Warm Weather Trips Without a Passport

7 Best Warm Weather Trips Without a Passport

The moment you pull that puffy coat out of storage is the same moment you dream of lazing on sunny isles. Leave the passport at home and skip to these seven easy-access and sun-drenched holidays.
World’s 15 Most Scenic Train Rides

World’s 15 Most Scenic Train Rides

Some of the world’s most beautiful destinations are also home to scenic train rides traversing snow-capped peaks and orange-hued deserts.
10 Great Vacations for Nature Lovers

10 Great Vacations for Nature Lovers

Do you dream about going snout-to-snout with a bear, or at least observing a bear from a safe and responsible distance? These 10 trips come with bears, rays, bison, and more!
Cognac Lover’s Guide to France

Cognac Lover’s Guide to France

France is known for its many wine regions, but Cognac enthusiasts should head straight to the source in the Charente region.