Mira Temkin

Member Since:
Nov 2016

With many years of travel writing under her bling-y belt, Mira Temkin understands the expectations of the leisure traveler and writes to those expectations. From destinations to cruises to tours, her articles cover the world; across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Central America and Europe. She currently serves as the Travel Editor for UrbanMatter.com Chicago and New York as well as blogs for Orbitz.com. You'll also find her stories in MakeItBetter.net, Boomer Magazine, Chicago Tribune, L.A. Times, USA Today, Lakeland Boating, Inside Publications, Long Island Woman, Family Time Magazine and six-00-three-five. She has also written extensively in the B2B arena for Group Tour Magazine. and Connect Magazines. Previous to this, she wrote a monthly travel column for the What's Happening group of newspapers in the upscale suburbs of Chicago for 3 1/2 years. In addition, she also served as the Chicago Upscale Travel Examiner as well as write for other online travel sites such as Business Travel Destinations, offbeattravel.com and thevacationgals.com. 

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Published Articles (12)

Arizona versus Florida Spring Training on Orbitz.com

An info-graphic comparing the two spring training leagues — Cactus League versus Grapefruit League

Orlando’s Most Exciting New Attractions for 2018

Orlando keeps growing with new additions to their vast entertainment venues. See what’s new in Disney World, Universal Studios, Legoland, SeaWorld and more.

Discover the Joys of River Cruising Aboard Viking

Cruising along Europe’s rivers aboard a Viking River Cruise creates indelible memories of history, cuisine and adventure. This story appeared in UrbanMatter.com.

Experience the Extraordinary in Jordan

Explore Petra, Mount Nebo and the Wadi Rum desert in this extraordinary country.

Meet the most underrated city in the Midwest

Green Bay is home of the Packers, historic parks, exciting cuisine and a whole lot more.

Six Things to do at the Houston Rodeo

What to eat, buy, do at the Houston Rodeo

Taste the World in the Dominican Republic

With a delectable blend of Caribbean, European and African influences, Dominican Republic cuisine offers travelers a world of taste-tempting delights.

Five top excursions in Punta Cana

Adventure is on the horizon in Punta Cana with sailing, touring or an ATV ride along the beach.

Go with the Flow

Sedona, Arizona is known as the center of magical, life-changing vortexes. Take a journey through the beautiful Red Rocks and discover your own place.

All Aboard for Luxury on the Rocky Mountaineer

Travel through the magnificent Canadian Rockies aboard Canada’s luxury rail line.

SpArizona – Healing Powers of the Desert

Statuesque saguaros, prickly pear cacti and thousands of Sonoran Desert plants dot the Arizona landscape, providing inspiration for unique healing treatments. Check out these Phoenix-area resorts for the ultimate in […]

Three Perfect Days in Carmel by the Sea, California

Spend three glorious days in this charming town, the former haunt of Mayor Clint Eastwood. Dine, shop, admire the art and return refreshed and inspired.