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Laura Manske
New York City
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Frequent globetrotter, Laura Manske loves to explore the world, unearthing travel joy, beauty, adventure, and humor through her articles and photography. Based in NYC, she has been an on-staff editor at many top magazines, as well as a freelance journalist. Her book, “Family Travel: The Farther You Go, The Closer You Get,” is an anthology of passionate and lively stories about how travel can restore, revitalize, and reconnect loved ones of all ages. She has often been interviewed on national TV and radio. Manske has visited most U.S. states, explored 90+ countries, and cruised 80+ ships. She believes in the power of travel to transform, inspire, and unite us.
Magazines, Newspapers, Web/Blogs, Consumer
Regional Interests
United States, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean/Bermuda/Bahamas, Europe, Middle East, Asia, South Pacific, South America, Africa
Air Travel/Airlines, Arts/Architecture/Culture, Bed & Breakfasts/Inns, Biking/Hiking, Cruises, Destinations, Environment/Eco-Tourism, Ethnic, Farm & Ranch Vacations, Festivals/Special Events, Flowers/Gardens, Food/Drink/Entertaining, History/Historic Preservation, Honeymoon, Humor, Luxury Travel, Offbeat/Off the Beaten Path, Parks & Wildlife, Photography, Profiles/Personality Features, Rail Travel, Resort Travel, Road Travel, Sailing/Boating, Service/How To, Singles Travel, Soft Adventure, Spas, Technology, Travel/Tourism
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Anthony Bourdain Remembered: Savor This Amazing New Book Of Quotes, Memories, Photos


So Much Fun In Philadelphia: Pleasures and Treasures Worth Traveling For


Join Food Lover’s Fun With Celebrity Chef Rudi Sodamin At Holland America Line


The Maine Thing: How This Inn By The Sea Can Seduce You


Secrets Of The Heart At A Dazzling New $110-Million Dominican Republic Resort: The Grand Reserve


Wildly Romantic and Luxurious: Imagine Yourself Aboard Legendary Sea Cloud Cruises


The Heart Of Travel: 5 Questions That Excite Top Travel Expert Gavin Tollman


17 Star Hotel Chefs Share Their New Year Resolutions


Cruise Like A Rock Star On Richard Branson’s New Virgin Voyages Ship


Tempting, Tasty Ways To Be Wooed By Tampa Bay


Travel That Moves You: How Award-Winning Viking River Cruises Wows

10 Awesome Vacation Ideas For 2019 From Virtuoso Travel Experts


Good News Winter 2019 Travel: A Beloved Caribbean Island’s Post-Hurricane Comeback

10 Favorite U.S. Resorts To Visit In 2019 – With Coziest Fire Pits


Inviting Ways To Savor New England Charm

Take A Delicious Look At Food Extravaganzas On Richard Branson’s New Cruise Line: Virgin Voyages

Grab Europe’s Hottest Travel Combo: The New Best Of London And Paris


3 Ways To Love London Fun, Holiday Happiness at Red Carnation Hotels


Best Cruises For Land Lovers: Fun Destination Immersion By Azamara


Hamilton Star Lin-Manuel Miranda: Amazing Adventure Partners New York City And Puerto Rico


13 Ways To Enjoy The Most Beautiful Gardens In The United States Year-Round


How To Feel Good In The Florida Keys: Resort’s $50-Million Rebirth


4 Secrets To Stir Passion In The Heart Of Travel: Leah Marshall Of Le Bristol Paris


8 Reasons To Fall In Love With A French Treasure: Le Bristol Paris


Crazy Rich Asians: Actress Victoria Loke Reveals Her Top 20 Travel Tips For New York And Singapore


Celebrate National Rum Day With The World’s Oldest Rum From Barbados


7 Reasons To Linger In Los Cabos, Mexico: Unique Luxury Experiences


6 Amazing Four Seasons Travel Experiences


Richard Branson’s Bright, Bold New Cruise Line: Virgin Voyages


12 Reasons To Love Couples Resorts


Hundreds Of Fun Ways To Play In New York City This Summer


8 Delicious Restaurant Reasons To Eat In Philadelphia This Summer


Virgin Voyages: Sneak A Fun Peek At Richard Branson’s New Cruise Line


Fun On The Carnival Horizon: New Ship Makes A Splash


Do You Want Norwegian Bliss? A Billion-Dollar Ship That Wows


Can A Book Make You Smile? Food And Travel Tips To Increase Happiness


Fun Interview With Rita Wilson: Why ‘Always At The Carlyle’ Is A Treasure


Manhattan Secrets: Where The Rich And Famous Stay – Always At The Carlyle

Here Is How To Discover Your Travel Happy Places

California Dreamin’: How To Be Surprised And Seduced By Napa Valley

Travel And Music Will Make You Happy: 5 Fun Looks At American Destinations

How To Add Fascination To Your Summer: 4 Travel-Inspired New Books

Souvenir Secrets: Why You Buy Them And What Top Travel Execs Love Best

16 Fun Ways To Enjoy ‘Earth Day’ Travel Ideas All Year Long

15 Ways To Fall In Love With The World: Star Clippers Seduces

15 Best Life Tips For You: From Top Hospitality Pros

California Dreamin’: 10 Best Reasons To Go To San Jose

This Extravaganza Of 150 Artworks Will Make You Fantasize About Parks And Gardens

3 Surprising And Fun Facts To Know About The Famous Painting: American Gothic

Women And Travel: This Trend May Make You Smile In 1,000 Ways

50 Shades Of Blue: Get Inspired To Get Away To French Polynesia

Want To Visit Hotels Like These? 10 Good Looks That Wow

Can A Book Bring You Happiness? 10 Inspired Ways To Travel The World

America’s Musical Journey Will Make You Want To Travel In 2018

5 Gorgeous Getaways To Inspire Your Vacation Fun In 2018

Look at Austria! Awesome Alps, Swarovski Crystals, Spätzle, Schnitzel, Strudel & Schnapps

Fall in Love with Canada’s Prince Edward Island: Famous Seafood, Spectacular Scenery, Anne of Green Gables

Lobster, Whale Watching, Gardens, Seaside Serenity: Fall in Love with This Canadian Hideaway 

Lovely Landscape, Good Food, Passionate Wine Lovers: Travel Romance in France 

Pretty in Portugal & Spain: Fun Ways to Eat, Drink, Make Merry!

The Maine Thing: Fun Look at a Small Town with a Big Heart

Celebrity Chef Roy Yamaguchi & His New Splash-Happy Adventure 

Dream Come True! How a Couple Changed Their Life & Found Happiness in Maine

Swiss Kisses! A Passion for Cheese Fondue, Milk Chocolate & More — Love in the Alps

Discover Ship-Shape Culinary Fun with a Chef at Holland America Line 

Ooh-la-la! Eat & Be Merry in France! Plus, Savor a Delicious Soup Recipe 


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