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Ron Stern

Ron Stern
Ron Stern, aka: The Global Gumshoe is passionate about excellence in hospitality and tourism. He writes full features with a focus on luxury, cuisine, hotels, resorts, tourism and travel destinations. His articles have appeared in national and regional magazines such as Shape, Cruise, Frequent Flyer, AAA Motorist, Visit Los Cabos Guide, Destinations West, Key Biscayne and La Jolla Today. Other articles have been published in newspapers (print and online) such as The Chicago Tribune, Orlando Sun Sentinel, Bismarck Tribune, The Jamaican Observer, the Coloradoan and travel trade magazines. Ron’s other contributions have been noted by PBS, Mobil Travel Guides and his photography has been used extensively by entities such as tourism boards and public relations firms. He has traveled extensively and is the author of five books. Ron's motto: "uncovering the sole of travel" humorously captures his spirit of walking the world travel beat as a gumshoe detective, always looking for a story.

Review: Robin Chocolates, Longmont, Colorado, for Mother’s Day

Chocolate is a go-to gift for mom. Robin's Chocolates make it a super special gift almost too pretty to eat.

Laughlin, Nevada: An undiscovered gem with unexpected charms

  Laughlin, Nevada, May 5, 2017- Looking for a fun-filled, laid-back, affordable alternative to Las Vegas? If so, Laughlin, Nevada may be just your ticket—...

The Westin Denver International Airport: Luxurious, beautiful, convenient and green

For flights leaving DEN Airport, this hotel may be the perfect place to spend the night.

Restaurant Review: Smokin Fins, Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins' Smokin Fins relies on fresh ingredients using local fare to provide affordable seafood as well as burgers and sandwiches.

Milk & Honey Bar + Kitchen – Review of Denver fine dining

Located just below street level in historic Larimer Square, this fine-dining eatery serves up new American cuisine with European influences

Madrid, Spain: By day or night, a heavenly culinary delight

In Madrid, you will experience it all from high-end indoor food markets such as Mercado de San Miguel to the iconic El Corte Inglés department stores.

Travel to Denver’s luxury Inverness Hotel & Conference Center

If you are visiting Denver and haven’t stayed at the Inverness, do what so many have recommended and make this a destination.

Oregon Coast road trip: Exploring Florence, Newport, and Lincoln City

Planning a road trip to the Oregon Coast is as easy as booking a flight to Eugene and renting a car for the duration.

Mainz: Germany’s Wine Capital on the Rhine

Mainz is only a 30 minute train ride from Frankfurt and well worth the time to include on any visit to Germany.

Chef Frank Buchholz offers quality German cuisine in Mainz

Frank Buchholz, TV celebrity and Germany’s top chef, offers his guests traditional German cuisine of the highest quality at Bootshaus in Mainz.

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Fishing Western Tennessee Lakes is truly spectacular

Find great fishing in western Tennessee at Reelfoot Lake's stump garden, the expansive Pickwick Lake, the gorgeous Kentucky Lake, and the muskie haven of Cave Run Lake.