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Cacinda Maloney’s Articles in the Travel Press

Speaker: World Travel Writers Conference

WTWC – Dr. Cacinda Maloney of PointsandTravel

Expedia Expo: Cabo, Mexico


The Ultimate Travel Bucket List by Flight Network


Washington Post – Pack These 8 Things in Your Carry-on Bag for the Best Plane Sleep

Side Hustle School with Chris Guillebeau

Travel Tales Interview: Travel Ambassadors Give their Two Cents

Fierce Girl: Fierce Girl Feature

HMA Publications:   Media Monday

Big Blend Radio and TV

Parade Magazine: 5 Ways To Bring Your Vacation Mindset Back To Work

Instagram Meet-Up:

Panama City Beach, Florida

Podcast Mentions:

Happier with Gretchen Ruben Podcast-Episode 237 mentioned at minute 31:00

Dr. Cacinda Maloney, Travel Writer

What does it take to be successful in the world of Travel Writing?


Articles Written by Dr. Maloney for other Publications:

EXP1: Dealey Plaza in Dallas: History, Landmarks, and Photo Spots

EXP1: Why the Fort Worth Stockyard Are Famous

EXP1: The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas: What to See, Do, and Learn

Travelocity: 6 Amazing Destinations You Should Visit in Celebration of National Wildlife Day

Travelocity: This is Why Argentina’s Iguazu Falls Rank Among the World’s Most Beautiful

Travelocity: 6 Experiences Not to Miss in Buenos Aires

Travelocity: Adventurous Tours in the Cook Islands

Travelocity: Scuba Diving in French Polynesia

Travelocity: The Best Panama City Beach Hotels and Attractions

Travelocity: 10 Photos That Prove Quebec City is a Winter Wonderland

Travelocity: 4 Quick Tips to Book a Vacation Package with Value

Travelocity: Caravan Outpost: An Airstream Glamping Experience

Travelocity: There’s a New Wheel in Town!

Travelocity: Where to Stay in Cabo for a Luxurious All-Inclusive Experience

Travelocity: The 11 Best Luxury Puerto Vallarta All-Inclusive Resorts

Travelocity: Ten Photos That Will Make You Fall in Love With the US

Travelocity: Experiencing the All-Inclusive Now Amber Puerto Vallarta Resort

Travelocity: 5 Surprising Things You’ll Love About Santa Fe

Travelocity: 5 Most Magical Reasons to Visit Croatia

Travelocity:  6 Ultra-Indulgent Luxury Spa Getaways Not to Miss

Huffington Post: Barcelona Spain: Steals and Deals

Huffington Post: Golden Door Cooking School, All is Golden

Huffington Post: The Masterpiece that is Montestigilano in Tuscany, Italy

Travelocity: Unique Airports We Have Found Around The World

Travelocity: Get More Bang for Your Buck At This Los Cabos All-Inclusive

Travelocity: 7 Things to Do in Texas Other Than the Alamo!

Experience Scottsdale: Art Festivals in Scottsdale

Travelocity: Luxury Within Luxury: A New Concept in a Puerto Vallarta Resort

Travelocity: Three Flavors of Mexican Hotels in Puerto Vallarta Area

Two Monkeys Travel Group  7 Awesome Things to do in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Travelocity: Family Travel Magical History Tour

Travelocity: Santo Domingo, The First City of the New World

Travelocity: 7 Experts Reveal Their Dream Romantic Getaways in the USA

Travelocity: Family Travel Magical History Tour

Huffington Post: Snowshoeing Thru Glacier National Park

Travelocity: Best Places to Visit in the USA in 2017

Experience Scottsdale A Taste of the Good Life

Travelocity: Crazy Sports Fans Travel The World

Travelocity: Romance Blossoms in San Diego

Travelocity: Nevis, The Island that Time Forgot

Radisson Rewards Six Epic Trips of a Lifetime

Experience Scottsdale Spicy Spanish Music

Experience Scottsdale: Luxury Hotels of Scottsdale

Experience Scottsdale: The Best Kept Secrets in Scottsdale

Experience Scottsdale: Scottsdale Spa Experiences from a Medical Perspective

Travelocity: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Through Western Sweden’s Outer Banks

Travelocity: Utopia in Vaxholm, Sweden

TripAdvisor: Best Family Getaways in America

The Hotel Guide: Grand Cayman Islands, Enjoy on a Mid-Size Budget

The Clever Root (Print Magazine): In the Heart of Southern Italy

Travelocity: Things to do in Copenhagen, Denmark

Travelocity: Oslo’s Hidden Secret Revealed: Europa 2

Travelocity: Phoenix Like A Local (Single or Otherwise)

Travelocity: Exploring His Roots: Chef Mark McDonald

Travelocity: A Taste of Santo Domingo – Dominican Republic’s Culinary Capital

Travelocity: An American Life in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

Travelocity: 72 Hours in Oaxaca is not Enough

The Hotel Guide The Maldives: Paradise on Earth

Travelocity: The Classic American Road Trip: Miami to Key West

Travelocity: Ode to Barcelona’s Street Violinist

iExplore: How to have the Ultimate Valentine’s Day in Monaco

Yahoo Travel Tumblr – Travel the Rails in Luxury on the Rocky Mountaineer

TripAdvisor – Seven Best Family Getaways in America

Travelocity – New Orleans: Jazz, Weddings, and Funerals

Travelocity – Santa Fe: Where Cultures Collide

Expedia – Best Places to Visit in the World in 2016

Travelocity – Memories of Santorini Island

Yahoo Travel – Top European Cities for Christmas Markets

Ecoventura – The Truth About Traveling on a Galapagos Cruise

Yahoo Travel Lifestyle! A True Book Lover’s Hotel in Zurich

Italy Magazine: Italy and Its’ Liquid Gold

The Hotel Guide: Cayman Islands: Enjoy on a Mid-Sized Budget

Global Writes Pocono Mountains In The Fall: The Perfect Place To Be

MSN Travel 9 Reasons to Visit The Galapagos Islands Before It’s Too Late

Findery: A Toast to the Champagne Houses of France

Findery; 9 (+1) Reasons to Visit The Galapagos

Flipboard: Dreaming of Travel

Huffington Post: Savannah, Love at First Sight

Huffington Post: A Toast to the Champagne Houses of France

Yahoo Travel: Two Things You Should Never Do in Key West and 10 Things You Should

Press page for PointsandTravelArticle Contributed To:

Travelocity Instagram Inspiration: Best Gnomads’ Posts of 2018

Credit Cards 5 Cardholders Share How They Earn and Redeem Rewards Around the Holidays

Cathy Traveling Fictional Books to Inspire Travel

Your Parking Space UK The Top European Destinations Where You Should Drive This Summer

Wanna Be There How to Make Money Travel Blogging

Fashion Beans Airport Mistakes to Stop Making Before Your Next Flight

Catapult Cool Winter Destinations

Miami Curated Healthy Travel Snacks

Luggage and Lipstick Travel Trends

Traveling Mom 8 Best Things To Do in the Snow With Kids

Travelocity Smaller Cities in Europe That Need To Be On Your Travel Radar

Misadventures with Andi The Best Tamales of Phoenix

Travel the Globe 4 Less Discover 27 Awesome Places to Celebrate New Years’ Eve

Readers Digest 10 of The Best New Years’ Eve Celebrations Around The World

Misadventures with AndiParis for the Holidays

FWT 14 Best Long-haul Travel Tips

Flight Network World’s 50 Best Beaches

Wanderer of the World What Are Travelers Searching For?

Catapult Brave the Freezing Weather Head-On at These Cool Winter Destinations

Travelocity 11 Ultimate Bucket List Activities From Around the World

Travel Tales with Mike Siegel Travel Ambassadors Give Their Reviews

The Contented Traveller The 60 Best Lighthouses in the World

Once in a Lifetime Journey 28 Ways to Make Money Travel Blogging

Wander With Jo 20 Travel Comfort Essentials Every Wanderer Must Pack

McCool Travel Great Burgers for National Burger Month

The Culture Trip Today’s Top Travel Bloggers Share Their Best Vacation Advice

Flight Network 123 Of The World’s Best Travel Hacks in 2017

Room 5 50 Bucket List Hotels That Will Take Your Breath Away

TourRadar Thailand VS. Indonesia

TripAdvisor Maximize your Weekend Getaways with these Expert Tips

Solitary Wanderer Women on the Train Kindness (Russia)

Adventure in You What do You Love the Most about Indonesia?

Travel with Bender Scary Travel Stories

Holiday Lettings from TripAdvisor Travel Treasures: 14 Top Bloggers Share The Story Behind the Souvenir

Anna Everywhere – Best Places to Visit in Mexico

KarolinaPatryk – The 15 Most Beautiful Places in the Philippines

Compare The Market – Aussies love Cruising!

Wanderlust Circle 80 Awesome Wanderlust Quotes That Make You Want to Travel the World

Mike’s Road Trip – Best Restaurants in Scottsdale

Yahoo Travel – How to Get More Instagram Followers with Amazing Travel Photos

Yahoo Travel – Best Places We’ve Ever Spent New Year’s Eve

Yahoo Travel Lifestyle! – The Best Travel Advice We Have Ever Been Given

TripAdvisor  The 12 Biggest Travel Mistakes

Yahoo Travel Lifestyle! – Travel Experts Opinions: 16 Places Everyone Will be Talking About in 2016

Yahoo Travel- 50 Reasons to Love the World, From Very Seasoned Travelers

Yahoo Travel – Excessive Travelers on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Yahoo Travel – The Best Parks Around the World by Travel Pros

Yahoo Travel – Inside Pro Travelers First Aid Kits

Yahoo Travel – Photos of Paris That Will Put You on a Plane Stat!

Yahoo Travel – What’s Your Weirdest Travel Habit?

Yahoo Travel – Travelers Share Their Memories and Love for Paris

More Time to Travel – Walking Cities: Where Travel Writers Walk

What People Are Saying/Quotes:

USA Today Special Edition: Travel Hacks

CreditCards: Turning a Hobby into a Career

Perlu Blog 7 Secrets to Starting a Travel Instagram and Building a Killer Following

Travel Awaits Interview with Adventure Travel Blogger Dr. Cacinda Maloney

Voyage Phoenix Magazine – Meet Cacinda Maloney

Roostergnn – How a Physician Became a Travel Influencer

VoyageMIA Magazine Should be Filed under #GirlBoss – Influencer Series

Everything Everywhere The World’s Top Travel Blogs 2018

Travels with Tam 14 Total Badass Adventurers on Instagram are MidLife Women

My Travel Affairs Friday Lens Affair 189

Manned Up 18 Travel Bloggers to View In Your Next Coffee Break

JohnnyJet Travel Style Cacinda Maloney

Getting on Travel Best Boomer Travel Blogs

Flipboard Spotlight Cacinda Maloney, Author of Points and Travel

Her World Magazine (Print, part of page 1 listed below) – Spark the Adventurer in You

Flipboard: 5 Terrific Travel Bloggers You Should Follow on FlipBoard

McCool Travel: 5 Minutes with Cacinda Maloney of Points and Travel

FWT Magazine: 14 Best Long-Haul Travel Tips

Flight Network: 81 of the World’s Best Travel Hackers in 2017

We Said Go Travel: Travel Influencer Series

Credit Donkey: Best Female Travel Blogs 2016: Top Influential Views

Business Insider:  A woman who has traveled every 6 weeks of her professional life explains how she’s made it possible

Business Insider: A woman who became a world traveler after 21 years working 9-5 shares her best advice for people who want to try something new

Business Insider:  How one woman built herself a brand new career traveling the world after 21 years of working 9-5

Ethical Muse: Dr. Cacinda Maloney – Travel Crush

Sensei Project: Influencer Insights with Dr. Cacinda Maloney of Points and Travel

Flipboard: 6 Cool Travel Bloggers Enhance Traveler’s Gift of Flipboard

TripAdvisor: 19 Travel Photography Bloggers Give a Daily Dose of Wanderlust (& Tips!)

More Time to Travel Windows Launches Travel APP

Travel Writing 2.0 – A Conversation With Cacinda Maloney

Johnny Jet Travel Style: Cacinda “Cindy” Maloney

Mighty Travels – Interview with Cacinda Maloney

Million Mile Secrets – I Have Been Traveling Every Six Weeks of My Life For Over 19 Years

Misadventures with Andi Traveler Tuesday – Cacinda of Points and Travel

Open World Mag – What’s on Your Bucket List?

Travel Gear Reviews:  Travel Backpack and Luggage Picks from 15 Travel Experts

Meet the Gypsies – Cacinda of Points and Travel

Travel Mammas: Best Destinations in France for Families

Calculated Traveller: Travel Bloggers Share the Joys of Solo Travel

One Weird Globe: Travel Blogger Conferences and Why You Should Attend Them

Social Media Today: How to Growth Hack Instagram to grow in 48 Hours

The Hungry Partier:  Why Do You Travel?

More Time to Travel- 50 Instagram Account You Should Follow Now – Are We There Yet?

Travel Babbo – Best Instagram Travel Accounts

CreateTrips – 5 Instagram Accounts to Follow for Wanderlust

Journalists on the Run – 1000 Instagram Followers Advice

JourneyWoman – Photo Essay, International Women’s Day

Perceptive Travel – Carnival Cities for May 2014

Suitcase Stories – Travel Bloggers Tell All – Our Favorite Places

Saga Navigator:  The Best Places To Try Traditional Spanish Food in the Costa Blanca

Keep Inspiring Me: Best Bucket List Ideas from

Eye & Pen – 20 Weeks of Travel: Frequent Flier Travel with Cacinda

Club Carlson Blog: The Club Carlson Ambassador Journey Continues

Nomadic Elephant – Top Travelers on Instagram

True Nomads – Top 100 Travel Tweeters of 2015

Keep Inspiring Me – Best Bucket List Ideas

Darn Office – The Best and Most Popular Travel Blogs

Recognized by:

National Geographic Traveller – Blog of the month Dec 2014

Italy Magazine – Best Single Article About Arts and Culture 2013/14

Italy Magazine – Nominated for Best Single Article About Arts and Culture 2014/15

Italy Magazine – Blog of the Week 12/05/14

Professional Travel Bloggers Association (PTBA) – Chosen as one of the top 50 travel bloggers in the world

Yahoo Travel – Travel Blogger Explorers

First Site Guide – The 100+ Best Travel Blogs to Follow

Hello Travel – Top Luxury Travel Blogs of 2016

Darn Office – The Best and Most Popular of Travel Blogs


Rocky Mountaineer Digital Ambassador 2015 – 2016 – 2017 – 2018 – 2019 – 2020

Flipboard #SuperCurator and Travel Ambassador 2017 – 2018 – 2019 – 2020

Delsey Luggage Ambassador 2017 – 2018 – 2019

Travelocity National Gnomad 2015-2016-2017-2018 – 2019 I was a travel ambassador for Travelocity: National Gnomads is an exclusive group of high-profile travel and lifestyle experts who offer tips and inspiration on behalf of Travelocity.

Award Wallet 2018 – 2019

CycleLifeHQ 2019

VitaHydra8 2019

Club Carlson 2016 2017

Yahoo Travel Explorer 2015-2016


Known as the #3 Travel Expert in the world according to Klout, with 550,000 travel experts identified:

(This changes daily, so to see what I am today, go to the above link and under the Explore tab put in TRAVEL.

SouthWestDiscoveries – Top Senior Adventure Travel Blogs to Follow 2016

First Site Guide – The 100+ Best Travel Blogs to Follow

True Nomads: Top 100 Travel Tweeters

Leaderboard with Rise Global: #Travel1k Top 100+ Travel Blogs (This changes weekly, my range is 14 to 47 in the world out of  Top 1000 Travel Bloggers).


RoamRight Travel Photo Contest Winner:
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Cacinda Maloney at the #WTWC2017

Pointsandtravel – Cacinda Maloney at the #WTWC2017

Posted by World Travel Writers Conference on Saturday, December 23, 2017

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