Jimmy Im

Jimmy Im

Jimmy Im is a nationally recognized travel expert, writer, instructor and personality. He was a host on Travel Channel (Confessions of a Travel Writer), critic on Bravo’s Best New Restaurant and travel expert on various morning and evening news show including NBC, Nightline and Morning Blend. In the past thirteen years, his work has appeared in top, national and global publications, including Conde Nast Traveler, New York Post, Hollywood Reporter, Travel + Leisure, Yahoo Travel, New York magazine, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, Details, American Airlines/American Way, Robb Report, Passport, BBC Travel, Travel Channel and dozens more. While Jimmy has visited 113 countries, he splits his time living among New York City, Los Angeles and New Orleans, and he often travels with his pup, Ruby (who, yes, has a Twitter: @pupinparadise!).

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4 Perfect Caribbean Island Itineraries

4 Perfect Caribbean Island Itineraries

No matter what type of traveler you are, there is a Caribbean island for you. Bringing the fam? Get that snorkel gear on. Looking to escape? No one will find you here. We found your perfect itineraries.
20 Coolest Subway Stations Around the World

20 Coolest Subway Stations Around the World

Visually dynamic, with awe-inspiring interiors and notable artwork, these 20 subway stations around the world offer a new perspective on the underground commute.
First-Timer’s Guide to Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

First-Timer’s Guide to Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

When it comes to Riviera Nayarit, our advice is go now before the crowds take over. From San Blas to Sayulita, this low-key region on Mexico's west coast is filled with great eats, surf spots, and a rich history.
10 Most Beautiful Sunsets in America

10 Most Beautiful Sunsets in America

You can find sunset hot-spots across the country that offer gorgeous views nearly every evening. These 10 places are some of our favorites.
5 Reasons to Go to Santa Fe

5 Reasons to Go to Santa Fe

From historic holistic practices and "energy vortexes" to art galleries and fantastic cuisine, there are endless reasons to hit up New Mexico's most popular city. Here are our 5 favorites.
Expat Tales: Living in Hong Kong

Expat Tales: Living in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is known for great food, buzzing nightlife, inspiring attractions, and for having one of the largest expat communities in Asia. One expat peels the curtain back on what it's really like to live there.
10 Chicest Art Deco Hotels Around the World

10 Chicest Art Deco Hotels Around the World

Whether you're a die-hard Deco fan or are new to it thanks to the Great Gatsby, it's one of the most beloved architectural styles in the world. These ten hotels showcase its swank style better than the rest.
Hotels with the Best Views Around the World

Hotels with the Best Views Around the World

Of all the amenities that set a hotel apart, a stunning view is the most unique. Whether it's panoramas of a lush landscape or high-flying views of a bustling city, these ten hotels offer the most gorgeous glimpses around.
Best Surf Towns in America

Best Surf Towns in America

As soon as summer hits, it's surf's up all across the country. So now that the sun is shining, we rounded up the top surf towns in America complete with great waves, laid-back vibes, and cool eats.
4 Perfect Caribbean Island Itineraries

4 Perfect Caribbean Island Itineraries

No matter what type of traveler you are, there is a Caribbean island for you. Bringing the fam? Get that snorkel gear on. Looking to escape? No one will find you here. We found your perfect itineraries.
20 Coolest Subway Stations Around the World

20 Coolest Subway Stations Around the World

Visually dynamic, with awe-inspiring interiors and notable artwork, these 20 subway stations around the world offer a new perspective on the underground commute.
First-Timer’s Guide to Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

First-Timer’s Guide to Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

When it comes to Riviera Nayarit, our advice is go now before the crowds take over. From San Blas to Sayulita, this low-key region on Mexico's west coast is filled with great eats, surf spots, and a rich history.
10 Most Beautiful Sunsets in America

10 Most Beautiful Sunsets in America

You can find sunset hot-spots across the country that offer gorgeous views nearly every evening. These 10 places are some of our favorites.
5 Reasons to Go to Santa Fe

5 Reasons to Go to Santa Fe

From historic holistic practices and "energy vortexes" to art galleries and fantastic cuisine, there are endless reasons to hit up New Mexico's most popular city. Here are our 5 favorites.
Expat Tales: Living in Hong Kong

Expat Tales: Living in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is known for great food, buzzing nightlife, inspiring attractions, and for having one of the largest expat communities in Asia. One expat peels the curtain back on what it's really like to live there.
10 Chicest Art Deco Hotels Around the World

10 Chicest Art Deco Hotels Around the World

Whether you're a die-hard Deco fan or are new to it thanks to the Great Gatsby, it's one of the most beloved architectural styles in the world. These ten hotels showcase its swank style better than the rest.
Hotels with the Best Views Around the World

Hotels with the Best Views Around the World

Of all the amenities that set a hotel apart, a stunning view is the most unique. Whether it's panoramas of a lush landscape or high-flying views of a bustling city, these ten hotels offer the most gorgeous glimpses around.
Best Surf Towns in America

Best Surf Towns in America

As soon as summer hits, it's surf's up all across the country. So now that the sun is shining, we rounded up the top surf towns in America complete with great waves, laid-back vibes, and cool eats.