Linda Fasteson

member for over 10 years

Member Since:
Jul 2006

Linda is a freelance writer, editor, columnist, photographer and videographer focusing on the best in Baby Boomer travel with emphasis on history and culture, grand and historic hotels, spas and resorts, waterways and railways, and food and wine. ............................................................................................................. Publisher of Notable Travels. Monthly travel feature story contributor to Living Well, The Sun Chronicle. Former Travel Deals and Baby Boomer Travel columnist for national edition of Examiner.com. Waterways columnist for Boston edition of Examiner.com (Examiner ceased publication in July, 2016) ........................................................................................................................................................................................ Contributor to FWT Magazine, SafeBee (travel column), CityRoom.com and CulturalToursWorldwide.com Contributor to JustLuxe, an affluent lifestyle guide. Contributor to CNHI newspapers, International Traveller Magazine, Travelworld International Magazine, Offbeat  Travel, Real Travel Adventures Contributor to Frommers and Fodors forums and cruise reviews .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Panelist for National Geographic Traveler and Norwegian Tourist Board  Judge and expert panelist for International Traveller Magazine's 100 Best Hotels and Resorts  Coproducer of videos that may be viewed on YouTube .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Linda is the recipient of North American Travel Writers Association awards in the following categories: Travel Series, 50+ Travel, Resort Travel, Mature Travel, Historical Travel, Best Travel Series, Best Bylined Column, and Best Article Written for the Internet .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Member of the International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association, Travel Journalists Guild, North American Travel Writers Association, and the New England Travel Writers Network 

Contact Information

linda.fasteson@comcast.net

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Websites

www.NotableTravels.com
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Published Articles (19)

Living Well


Clips of feature stories in the travel section of Sunday newspapers.

Notable Travels


Our website is where we share our favorite travel experiences and travel tips to help you expand your horizons and enjoy your own notable travels.

2016 NATJA Silver Award


NATJA Silver Award for Historical Travel newspaper feature story “Sláinte Dublin!” Winner of sixteen additional writing awards.

FWT Food Wine Travel Magazine


FWT is a magazine published by the International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association.

2015 NATJA Gold Award


First Place award for travel series ““Dynasties, Dictators, and Dukes: An exploration of Hungary, Austria, and Germany.” Winner of fifteen additional writing awards.

Baby Boomer Travel Columnist


Specializing in travel for Baby Boomers in national edition of Examiner.com

Travel Deals columnist


Specializing in travel deals for national edition of Examiner.com

AXS.com


AEG, one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world, introduced AXS a comprehensive entertainment platform serving as the company’s primary consumer brand including AXS Ticketing which provides […]

Travel Columnist, SafeBee.com


Columnist on topics related to safety while traveling for SafeBee.com.

YouTube Videos


A selection of YouTube travel videos

Fox News Traveler


YouTube video of Gasthaus Aescher featured in Restaurants in Unexpected Places in Conde Nast Traveler and printed in Fox News Traveler. See #5, page 2.

TMS Mamas and Papas


Travel Media Mamas and Papas  

Explore


Monthly feature storiesNote: Explore, an insert in Sunday newspapers, has been replaced by Living Well..

International Traveller Magazine panelist


photo and bio in upper right corner of link

Fodor’s


Fodor’s forum commentary

Frommer’s


Frommer’s forum commentary

JustLuxe


Story on Drottningholm Palace in JustLuxe, an affluent lifestyle guide.

Worldwide Delicacies Food and Beverage reviewer


Reviewer of food, wine, and spirits.

Sample YouTube video: Carnaval de Québec


Opening day at the world’s largest winter festival. Includes dogsled race, snowshoe race, tubing, family entertainment, fireworks and more.