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Are you connected to the tourism/travel/hospitality industries or travel media in any way? If so, please specify how (kindly include any relevant company names/Web sites!).
Executive editor of and Caribbean editor of Recommend magazine. Follow @EdWetschler at Twitter.

I've written for The New York Times, Delta Sky, Caribbean Travel & Life, financial publications,, advertorial publishers, etc. I'm a Caribbean expert and serial office holder in SATW.

Reading the Tea Leaves: Caribbean Travel Trends

Carlisle Bay, Antigua

St. Barthelemy Avec Amour

National Museum of American Jewish History (won Silver in an SATW contest)

Stalking the Star-Spangled Banner (another award winner)

New York's Best Small and Mid-Size Museums

Is Gettysburg America's Most Tragic Battleground?

Best of Pittsburgh: 10 Great Things Behind the Steel Curtain

How Much Money Do You Need to Be Happy?

Retirement Plan Solutions: The Early Starter and the Late Starter
On which destinations & travel topics can you advise members especially well?
The Caribbean, Pennsylvania, Manhattan.
What destinations are you most interested in learning about?
The Caribbean.
Other travel / language expertise?
I know where to camp out at Machu Picchu.

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Philadelphia's National Museum of American Jewish History




Posted on October 2, 2014 at 11:30am

Mystic Whale Encounters



Swim with dolphins? Okay, but Mystic Aquarium, a division of Sea Research Foundation and one of the nation's leading aquariums,…


Posted on August 20, 2014 at 10:45am — 1 Comment

Offbeat Baltimore: John Waters Rules

You won't find the quirky side of Baltimore at Fort McHenry (1793), which is celebrating the 200th anniversary of Francis Scott Key's "Star Spangled Banner" this summer. You might not find it at the Baltimore Museum of Art, the National Aquarium, or in neighborhoods like the Inner Harbor, either, where glittering condos and fab restaurants spring up every day. But don't you worry: The Divine [sic] spirit of…


Posted on July 2, 2014 at 10:11pm — 1 Comment

Extra Room in Economy: But Will It Last?

If you've flown on any of American Airlines' 737s in the past year or two, you've…


Posted on June 25, 2014 at 3:00pm

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At 11:58am on May 13, 2014, Amy Kerr said…

Ed, thank you for the welcome!

At 11:06am on February 5, 2014, Victor Tribunsky said…

Ed, thank you for such a refined comment.

At 6:20pm on January 20, 2014, Monique Y. Wells said…

It would be my pleasure!

At 4:35pm on January 20, 2014, Monique Y. Wells said…

I did indeed, Ed!  Thanks for sharing the link.  This article is extremely popular and I'll be posting about it on Facebook tomorrow.  It will be good inspiration for people to take the Entrée to Black Paris walk on "James Baldwin in Paris"!

At 1:51pm on December 30, 2013, Freda Gore said…

Hi Ed Thanks  for including our service. The Article was well written and on point. Any plans for 2014 Caribbean Travel. Love Tripatini and what your are doing with the website. I look forward of being more involved in 2014. Let me know what I can do to help. Have a Successful New Year

At 5:27pm on August 28, 2013, Roberta Westwood said…
Thanks for the welcome Ed! For some reason, Tripatini had flown under my radar, but after we connected on Twitter this week, I took a look around... most impressive! I look forward to getting involved.
Roberta :)
At 12:33pm on August 28, 2013, Brian Cant said…

Thanks, Ed! Much appreciated.

At 9:59am on August 19, 2013, Kristy Tolley said…

Sure! Just now joined, so I'm still tooling around. :-) I should probably add our @WhereToStaycom account here, too. I do most of my tweeting from there (re: travel).

At 1:07pm on July 29, 2013, Deependra Simkhada said…

Everest South Base Camp Trekking in Nepal is an altitude of 5360 MSL. A majority of foreigner tourist in Nepal dot trekking to Everest south base Camp that is following the Mount Everest climber in Nepal.

At 10:43am on May 9, 2013, Carla Marie Rupp said…

You once wrote that you played the piano. I was thinking that you should start practicing again. I would love to hear you play someday!




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