With many years of travel writing under her bling-y belt, Mira Temkin understands the expectations of the leisure traveler and writes to those expectations. From destinations to cruises to tours, her articles cover the world; across the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, Central America and Europe. She currently blogs for Orbitz.com and writes for New York Lifestyles Magazine and Resident.com, a monthly online magazine and enewsletter for the upscale Manhattan area and South Florida. She also contributes to Urban Matter in Chicago as well as to Boomer Travel Patrol as the Spa and Culinary Patrol. Previous to this, she wrote a monthly travel column for the What's Happening group of newspapers in the upscale suburbs of Chicago for 3 1/2 years. In addition, she also served as the Chicago Upscale Travel Examiner as well as write for other online travel sites such as Business Travel Destinations, offbeattravel.com and thevacationgals.com. You'll also find her stories in Chicago Tribune, L.A. Times, USA Today, Lakeland Boating, Inside Publications, Long Island Woman, Family Time Magazine, six-00-three-five, Highland Park Landmark and Chicago Rewia (online English/Polish magazine.) In the past, she worked as Managing Editor for Travel Today, an insert into the Chicago Sun-Times from 1998-2002 and also served as Travel Editor for five years of Suburban Woman North Shore and City Woman Chicago.