My Work

Rich GrantAs a freelance travel writer, I have written for more than 60 magazines, newspapers and websites including the Denver Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, Boston Globe, Cleveland Plain Dealer, St. Petersburg Times, Backpacking Journal, Ranger Rick’s Nature Magazine, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Sports Afield, Huffington Post and many more.

Global Village cover story on Wellington, NZ

Global Village cover story on Wellington, NZ

Regular Contributor to:

I am a regular contributor to Global Village, a weekly travel section in the Mexico City News, the largest English language newspaper in Mexico reaching 50,000  international, upscale  readers.

Global Village cover story on Las Vegas

Global Village cover story on Las Vegas

I have written cover stories for them on:  Croatia, Dresden, Las Vegas, Colorado, Yosemite, Disney World, San Francisco, Indianapolis, New York’s Central Park, Portland OR, New Zealand, San Diego, Berlin, Key West, the Bahamas, the Virgin Islands and many more.

I also write  for www.watchboom.com, a travel site for baby boomers that reaches more than 100,000 viewers a month and Huffington Post.

I have my own blog, www.WalkingAndDrinkingBeer.com that provides suggested walking tours around the world mixed with pub and cafe stops.  The site has earned close to 200,000 page views in the past two year

Professional Associations

Walt Disney World story in Global Village

Walt Disney World story in Global Village

I am a professional member of the North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA).

I have been an associate member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) for 30 years and am in the act of switching to active status.

I was the director of communications for VISIT DENVER for 35 years, retiring on December 31, 2014.

Story on New York in Global Village

Story on New York in Global Village

My photography has won gold, bronze and honorable mention awards from the Bill Muster Travel Photography contest, sponsored annually by SATW, and has been featured in dozens of magazines and websites.

Global Village story on biking in San Francisco

Global Village story on biking in San Francisco

Links

Here are a few articles with links.

Colorado Railroads: http://thenews.com.mx/index.php/living-articulos/28733-Rails-through-the-Rockies

Las Vegas: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rich-grant/an-afternoon-with-a-las-vegas_b_2831262.html

San Diego: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rich-grant/the-surprise-of-san-diego_b_656010.html

Civil War:  www.huffingtonpost.com/rich-grant/get-ready-america-were-ab_b_539242.html

New Zealand:   www.walkinganddrinkingbeer.blogspot.com/2012/01/rolling-and-drinking-beer-on-new.html#more

Central Park:   www.walkinganddrinkingbeer.blogspot.com/search/label/Central%20Park

Williamsburg:  www.watchboom.com/articles/walking_through_time_in_williamsburg/

Civil War buffs:  www.walkinganddrinkingbeer.blogspot.com/search/label/Civil%20War%20buffs

San Diego:  www.walkinganddrinkingbeer.blogspot.com/search/label/San%20Diego

Puerto Vallarta:  www.walkinganddrinkingbeer.blogspot.com/search/label/Puerto%20Vallarata

Philadelphia:  www.walkinganddrinkingbeer.blogspot.com/search/label/Philadelphia%20tourism

Virgin Islands:  www.walkinganddrinkingbeer.blogspot.com/search/label/Virgin%20Islands

Here are some other Global Village cover stories that I wrote and photographed:

Cover story on Central Park in Global Village

Cover story on Central Park in Global Village

Williamsburg story

Williamsburg story

Williamsburg story

Williamsburg story

Global Village cover story on Dresden

Global Village cover story on Dresden

Story on New Zealand in Global Village

Story on New Zealand in Global Village

Story on Philadelphia in Global Village

Story on Philadelphia in Global Village

Story on Chile in Global Village

Story on Chile in Global Village

Story on Portland in Global Village

Story on Portland in Global Village

Story on New England in Global Village

Story on New England in Global Village

Key West story

Key West story

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Virgin Islands story

Virgin Islands story

Virgin Islands story

Virgin Islands story

Croatia story

Croatia story

Civil War story

Civil War story

Berlin story

Berlin story

Philadelphia story

Philadelphia story

New England story

Disney World story

Disney World story

Las Vegas story

Las Vegas story

New York Historic Taverns story

New York Historic Taverns story

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