Category: Portfolio

TIME magazine

Best Trail Running Shoes for Men and Women Our evaluations and opinions are not influenced by our advertising relationships, but we may earn a commission from our partners’ links. This content is created independently from TIME’s editorial staff. Learn more abot it. BY KRISTY ALPERT It’s not even fair to compare the freedom…

Global Traveler

Making History: Paris Opens the Entire City for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games By Kristy Alpert For the first time in Olympic history, when the 2024 Summer Olympics kick off on July 26, 2024, they will not do so in a stadium. Instead of an Olympic venue, the entire city of…

Travel + Leisure

A Pilot’s Wife Reveals Her Packing Secret for Flying With a Single Carry-on — It’s Never Failed for 30 Years Hint: she packs light with this versatile two-in-one bag.  By Kristy Alpert I have many memories from childhood growing up as the daughter of an airline pilot, like sleeping in an…

Travel + Leisure

I Travel for a Living, and These Are the 15 Products That Make Flying More Comfortable  I’ve been flying for three decades, and these game-changing accessories might make you forget that you’re in coach.  By Kristy Alpert There was a time in my life when I would fall asleep the second…

Fodor’s

No One Seems to Know About This Airline’s Best Perk for New Parents By Kristy Alpert Iwas fully aware that I would soon lose my waistline, my sleep, and much of my preferred diet after becoming pregnant with my firstborn; what I didn’t expect was that I would also be…

Cosmopolitan

The 10 Best Cruises to Book Right Now…Even If You’re a Skeptic We took your biggest cruising complaints and found the perfect solution (aka ship!) for every single one.  KRISTY ALPERT Aqua Expeditions Listen, I know what you’re thinking. Cruises? In 2023? It’s okay if you’re skeptical—we love critical thinking…

Travel + Leisure

I’ve Been Traveling Solo for 20 Years, and These Are the 15 Safety Devices That You Should Always Pack  Prices start at $9 for game-changing door alarms, RFID-blocking accessories, and more. By Kristy Alpert Unlike most graduates, who receive new travel tech or fancy luggage before embarking on their first solo…

Travel + Leisure

We Shopped Every Labor Day Luggage Sale on the Internet and Found the 64 Best Deals — Up to $700 Off Save big on Samsonite, Away, Monos, and Tumi at prices we haven’t seen since Black Friday. By Kristy Alpert Labor Day weekend can feel like a last-ditch effort to squeeze…

Global Traveler

Nurtured by Nature: Revitalize Through the Healing Properties of Indigenous Plants and Minerals at The Spa at Pebble Beach By Kristy Alpert I paused to let a golf cart pass as I emerged from a cypress-shaded route, the road ahead curving as it guided me into one of the Monterey Peninsula’s…

Travel + Leisure

This Flattering Amazon Dress Is My Travel Secret to Having an Outfit for Everything — and It’s Less Than $45  You can thank me later.  By Kristy Alpert I am many things — a travel writer, mom, wife, yoga instructor, hiker, amateur surfer, lover of 90s hip hop, etc. — but…