Replay | Katherine Parker-Magyar: New Destinations For Experienced Travelers!
| Duration 01:31:41 | Posted in by Megan Chapa

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Travel may be canceled but travel dreaming and travel planning is full force.  Mentally cooking up adventures is healthy.  On this replay episode I interview Katheryn Parker Magyar who’s bylines include: Departures, Architectural Digest, Forbes, The Daily Beast, The Week, TripSavvy, Business Insider, World Travel Magazine and more.

Our conversation is a sample collection of popular destinations and then the alternatives you might try instead.  Trust me, this conversation could have gone on ALL DAY.  WE get along like a house on fire.  

Katherine is a delight.  Her writings can be found at 


Original Episode Notes:

New Destinations For Experienced Travelers



If I had to assign Katherine Parker-Magyar a spirit animal it would be a youthful pup caught in a “full-body-wag”.

“You love travel? I love travel! LET’S TALK TRAVEL!”

That is my experience interviewing Katherine.

Katherine Parker-Magyar has the accomplishments of a rigorous academic, a sense of adventure rivaling Lewis and Clark and stamps on her passport to brag about. This episode will expose you to the joy Katherine brings to travel writing and perhaps pick up a few new destinations for your bucket list! We cover the world by region and explore alternative destinations for travelers that have trekked the well-worn paths of popular destinations.

In additional to her bylines (Architectural Digest, Forbes, The Week, Business Insider and more…) Katherine shares her love of books and her favorite charities. The Amal Foundation aims to support young Palestinian refugees seeking higher education. Amal, in Arabic, translates to “hope” in English. That is exactly what this foundation does and for a staggeringly affordably cost. (See link below.)

Podcast Topics Include:

Where are millennials from China traveling?

The friendliness and culture of Dominica

Santa is from Finland!

Vet what you read and choose reputable travel journalists writing

Choose to consume reputable travel products

When in doubt, ask a professional. Find and travel agent with experience in the region you want to travel in.

Tips on travel writing

The art of hoarding and moving books

Art of Blenheim Palace and the Birth Place of Winston Churchill

Bring a portable charger

Register for travel rewards!

Travel to build relationships and goodwill

The Amal Foundation

What is Katherine’s favorite state? WYOMING!

New locations to visit for the seasoned jetsetter

Alternate locations to popular tourist spots

350th Anniversary Rembrandt, an artist for our time… selfies and naked women!

Where to see live bears in a city center!

Swim in ancient thermal spas formerly home to mythical dragons…

Katherine’s closing words, “I don’t want to play favorites… but everyone should go to Dominica and Kenya!”

Special Guest: Katherine Parker-Magyar.


Katherine Parker-MagyarKillers of the Flower Moon by David Grann | BooksThe Amal Foundation

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Megan Chapa

Megan Chapa started in the travel industry to build on her existing life patterns and to invest in a portable career. As a travel agent she could both take her job with her and put her traveling knowledge to work as the military moved her family around the world. Travel…

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