Travel Features Syndicate

Karen Rubin is Editor & Publisher of Travel Features Syndicate, a syndicated columnist published in newspaper chains and online. Widely published during a 30-year career as a travel writer, her articles have appeared in Newsday, Daily News, New York Post, Family Fun, Child Magazine, Parents Magazine, The Educated Traveler and other major publications.

Ms. Rubin is also the author of “Inside Secrets to Finding a Career in the Travel Industry,” (Jist Publications,

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Fall is the New Summer on Nantucket

The 70-foot tall Sankaty Head Lighthouse was built of brick in 1850 but moved to its location next to the fifth hole Sankaty Head Golf Course in 2007 © Karen Rubin/

There’s no denying that Nantucket is the quintessential summer destination, but true insiders know that fall is when the island really shines. The crowds disperse and beachcombers can spread out across the island’s 82 miles of coastline to make the … Continue reading

Hotels with Hearth and History

Baron’s Cove in nearby Sag Harbor offers historical cocktails in honor of its impressive literary background. Sip "The Steinbeck” – renamed Jack Rose cocktail was one of John Steinbeck’s favorite libations.

Getting into the mood to celebrate Presidents’ Week? Warm up this winter and cozy up to real wood-burning fireplaces at historic hotels across the country and sip fireside cocktails at Ulysses S. Grant, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, and Benjamin Harrison’s, … Continue reading

England’s Top Hotspots for 2014

In 2014, London marks the 100th anniversary since the start of World War I (the Great War) and the 300th anniversary of the accession of George I to the throne (© 2013 Dave E. Leiberman/

From litera-tours through Hardy’s Dorset and Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon to top cycle rides in the wilds of Yorkshire and the curves of the Olympic velopark, here’s a sneak preview of England’s top hotspots for 2014. Set-Jetttings in Camber Sands/Rye Two big … Continue reading

Just Ahead Voted Among Top 5 Best New Travel Apps

Just ahead

Just Ahead (, an award-winning smartphone app for road tripping through national parks, was recently voted a top five Best New Travel App by USA Today 10 Best readers. USA Today’s provides users with original, unbiased and experiential travel coverage of top attractions, things … Continue reading