Emily Benson-Scott

Member Since:
Feb 2015

Emily Benson-Scott is a travel writer, poet, and freelancer based in New York City. She received her B.A. in International Relations from Cornell University and her M.F.A in creative writing from Goddard College. Her travel writing has appeared in: Delta Sky, Time Out New York, Postcards Magazine, Ultratravel, Venice, and Global Writes. Her poems have appeared in: The Southern Poetry Review, Atlanta Review, Green Hills Literary Lantern, Cold Mountain Review, Nimrod International Journal, Jewish Currents, and Blue Stocking Society. Her book reviews and short stories have appeared in: Colorado Review and Potpourri. She works remotely as a freelance writer and runs an online business with her husband. They are almost always on the road and divide their time between New York City, the South of France, and the Florida Keys. 

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Published Articles (16)

The Best Upper West Side Hotels- Time Out New York


“This tree-lined affluent and residential neighborhood between Central Park and the Hudson River, book-ended by Lincoln Center and Columbia University, is still known as Manhattan’s cultural and intellectual mecca. At […]

The Best Hotels in NoMad-Time Out New York


“This formerly nameless Manhattan neighborhood north of Madison Square Park between 26th and 30th, and Park Ave and Broadway, was once largely ignored due to its wholesale feel and shops […]

Falling for Nantucket – Feature in Venice Magazine (print)


“During the summer months, crowds descend onto Nantucket, a picturesque island just 30 miles off the coast of Massachusetts. When the multitudes disperse after Labor day, you’ll find yourself immersed […]

Trending Destination Belize (Postcards)


Belize has long been a mystery to vacationers-an enigmatic, under-the-radar destination unfamiliar to even the most seasoned travelers. Did you know , for example that Belize was colonized by the […]

Trending Destination – Bora Bora (Postcards Magazine)


“Deep in the South Pacific, halfway between South America and Australia, lies Bora Bora, arguably one of the most alluring islands in the world. From the minute your plane touches […]

VIP in Mexico


Feature in Postcards Magazine (print): A look at how to travel like a VIP in Mexico, including clubbing with a private limo in Cancun, and chartering private yachts for snorkeling […]

Top Five Christmas Cities


Feature in Postcards Magazine (print) : Round-up including following cities: Rothenburg, Germany; Quebec City, Canada; New York, New York; Vienna, Austria; Strasbourg, France.

Bon Appetit: Emily Benson-Scott takes us on an epicurean journey through France’s top regions for food and wine


Feature article in Postcards Magazine (print): covers top 5 food and wine regions in France–including Provence, the Loire Valley, Burgundy, Alsace and Champagne.

Escape Spring Break Madness in Isla Mujeres


Article in Global Writes: “The colorful serenity and conspicuous lack of spring breakers on this laid back island can be an effective antidote to the bacchanalia, grinding bodies, and bottomless […]

A Chateau of One’s Own


Travel Intelligence Column in UltraTravel (print): article on Chateau la tour de villa, a bed and breakfast housed in a castle in Italy’s Aosta Valley.

“Italy’s Greatest Hits” Feature: Postcards Magazine Spring 2015


This is published in print, in the Spring 2015 issue of Postcards. To read, download the ebook version from the website below–see p. 38

“Trending Destination-Iceland” Postcards Magazine Spring 2015


This is published in print, in the Spring 2015 issue of Postcards. To read, download the ebook version from the website below–see back page.

“Destination: Scotland” Feature: Postcards Magazine Winter 2015


This is published in print, in the Winter 2015 issue of Postcards. To read, view the ebook version on the website below–see p.20

“Trending Destination-Portugal” Postcards Magazine Winter 2015 Issue


This is published in print, in the Winter 2015 issue of Postcards. To read, view the ebook version from the website below–see p. 50

Pick your Paradise- Feature in Postcards Magazine (Print)


If you’re planning the vacation of a lifetime, you can’t exactly go wrong with the South Pacific…though you may agonize over which one of the region’s spectacularly gorgeous places to […]

Saddle Up- Salamander’s Resort and Spa enters Virginia’s wine country – Feature in UltraTravel (Print)


“To canter or decant, that is the question. Now you don’t have to choose! At last, a luxury spa, wine-lover’s paradise and equestrian resort all combined into one 340-acre estate […]