Katherine Parker-Magyar, Freelance Writer

Katherine Parker-Magyar

Freelance Writer

New York, NY, United States
I focus on travel, culture & lifestyle

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Recent articles by Katherine:

50 Books For 50 States: A Literary Road Trip Across America

Longing to hit the open road but unwilling to risk traveling at this uneasy moment in history? Well, you're in luck. From Toni Morrison to Joan Didion, John Irving to Ta-Nehisi Coates, we've compiled 50 books to read for a literary road trip across the USA. → Read More

The 10 Best Restaurants In Antigua

Antigua is known for its elegant resorts and magnificent beaches, but the food scene in this beautiful island is also not to be ignored. Here are the 10 best restaurants to visit in Antigua. → Read More

NGOs & Namastes: An Interview With The Founder Of Souljourn Yoga

Jordan Ashley, the founder of Souljourn Yoga, came up with the idea for her NGO by age 25 and was running it by age 30. Ashley shares career and travel advice for budding entrepreneurs and solo travelers alike.y → Read More

Women In Travel: How This CEO Broke Into The Luxury Tourism Industry

The founder & CEO of Diamond PR shares career advice for breaking into the business world of travel, as well as tips for how best to support the tourism industry during these difficult times. → Read More

10 Professional Travelers Share Their Favorite Books For Wanderlust

Why not spend a lazy afternoon in the wilds of South Africa or the glamour of the French Riviera? Or, perhaps you’d prefer exploring the extraterrestrial deserts of Utah or the Arctic tundra of Norway. Though our options may be limited these days, this (literary) choice is yours. → Read More

The 9 Best Places to Go Shopping in St. Lucia

St. Lucia is home to a wide array of art galleries, open-air markets, and boutiques. Here are the 10 best places to go shopping in St. Lucia, for you to reference on your next trip. → Read More

Scuba Diving In Curaçao, The Original Social Distancing

What do scuba diving and social distancing have in common? Plenty, it turns out. → Read More

Is This The Best Way To Preserve Your Travel Memories (And Sanity)?

Aspiring Martha Stewarts can bake bread from scratch, and the patient among us can while away our afternoons lost in a puzzle. But for the would-be jet-setter living and breathing during the time of lockdown, there is no pastime more meditative and restorative than the old-fashioned scrapbook. → Read More

Women In Travel: An Interview With The Trip Whisperer

The founder of Trip Whisperer shares travel tips, career advice, and ways we can help small businesses within the tourism industry during this pandemic. → Read More

10 Travel Writers Share Their Favorite Recipes From Around The World

Spice up your life (or at least your next meal) with our list of international recipes selected by ten professional globetrotters. → Read More

The 12 Best Hikes in St. Lucia

Thanks to the gorgeous Pitons, there is no shortage of beautiful views in St. Lucia. Check out our list of the 12 best hikes in this beautiful Caribbean island for your next visit. → Read More

How To Go Pearl Diving In The Persian Gulf Without Leaving Your Home

So, you’ve been self-isolating for upwards of a month now, and you think you’ve done everything you can possibly do from the comfort (read: confine) of your home? Think again. → Read More

Old-World Glamour For Modern Jetsetters: An Interview With The Founder Of SteamLine Luggage

An interview with Sara Banks, the founder of SteamLine Luggage, on travel, style, and creating her own company. → Read More

10 Movies To Watch For A Virtual Trip Around The World

If social distancing at home has left you feeling claustrophobic in your surroundings, we suggest looking to the silver screen for a mental vacation. Here are the 10 best movies to go on a virtual adventure around the world, without ever leaving the sanctity of your couch. → Read More

How To Go On A South African Safari Without Leaving Your Couch

A South African safari tops many traveler’s bucket lists, so why not use your quarantine to catch a glimpse of the Big Five? Here are the best live-streams for a virtual safari, without ever having to leave your couch. → Read More

10 Caribbean Cocktails To Make At Home (& Bring Vacation To You)

Transform your quarantined happy hour to a sunset happy hour in the tropics with these Caribbean cocktails. Check out these recipes before you order your next round of supplies from your local liquor store, → Read More

5 Travel Writers Share Their Top Beauty Tips From Around The World

From the vineyards of Southern California to the way to the Upper Rhine Valley in Switzerland, read on for the international beauty secrets you should try at home. → Read More

An Insider's Guide To Montauk, From The Author Of This Summer's Hottest Beach Read

How to plan a summer weekend in Montauk from the buzzworthy author of 'Out East: Memoirs Of A Montauk Summer.' Released in May, the memoir is making a splash as one of the summer's hottest reads. Here, the debut author shares his travel tips for a summer weekend out east. → Read More

10 Places To Eat, Drink, And Fish Like Ernest Hemingway In Key West

The longing to escape to the Florida Keys was immortalized in the words of Ernest Hemingway, who once declared, “I want to get to Key West and away from it all." Pack a fishing rod and a flask (rum is mandatory, of course), and read on for the author's favorite haunts in Key West. → Read More

Designs On Dubai: The W Brand Arrives In The Party Capital Of The Middle East

The February unveiling of W Dubai The Palm marked the opening of the first W Escape in the Middle East. We caught up with Anthony Ingham, Global Brand Leader of W Hotels Worldwide, to discuss the W's recent expansion throughout the region, and the future of luxury travel in the Middle East. → Read More