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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. These days, she focuses on adult travel. 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, Biking/Hiking, Cruises, Destinations, Environment/Eco-Tourism, Festivals/Special Events, Flowers/Gardens, Food/Drink/Entertaining, History/Historic Preservation, 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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The Maine Thing: How This Inn By The Sea Can Seduce You

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

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

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

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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

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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


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


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


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


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


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