NYC checker-cab food tour

My article on Famous Fat Dave‘s checker-cab food tour of NYC (link here) appears in the April issue of Lonely Planet magazine. I seriously enjoyed it more than I expected. Perfect if you have three others as a mini splurge that will get you into parts of the boroughs you wouldn’t see otherwise. I’ve been in New York for 13 some years, and … Continue reading

Not-for-Parents on Fox News Live

Watch the latest video at Must admit it’s kinda nice to be back in my regular role as US Travel Editor in New York after five on/off weeks crossing Canada to create web videos. I appeared on Fox News Live yesterday to discuss Lonely Planet’s new ‘Not for Parents’ series of books — sort of a comic/history/pop cultural/travel book on New York, … Continue reading

Robert on Saskatchewan Radio

A few years ago, a purple-haired woman from Dobrich, Bulgaria asked me to do a TV interview for Dobrich TV on travel in Bulgaria. That’s not something you EVER say ‘no’ to. And I lost a research day in a town I ended up cutting from Lonely Planet’s Eastern Europe guidebook to do it. When I was in Regina, Saskatchewan last week, I … Continue reading