Edward Hasbrouck is an internationally-recognized travel expert and travel industry insider, with a backgorund of 15 years of experience working for offline, online, and "clicks-and-mortar" travel agencies specializing in international airfares and related technology.
"To travelers around the world, Edward Hasbrouck is 'The Practical Nomad', the go-to authority on international travel, and an expert on airfares and how to get the best deals on the Internet", says Business Week. Hasbrouck is the author of the acclaimed "Practical Nomad" series of travel how-to and advice books (PracticalNomad.com); a travel journalist and consumer advocate (winner of a Lowell Thomas Award for investigative reporting from the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation); a blogger and self-publisher (Hasbrouck.org); and a consultant on travel-related human rights and civil liberties issues for the Identity Project (PapersPlease.org). Edward's own travels have taken him around the world three times (most recently a 13-month, 80,000-mile, 6-continent, 28-country trip in 2007-2008) , to all 50 US states, and to more than 50 other countries.
Hasbrouck's blog has been recognized and recommended by the New York Times, the Times (UK), and the Wall Street Journal as one of the leading travel blogs, and his FAQ on the Usenet newsgroup "rec.travel.air" has been the definitive source on international airfare discounts since 1991. His readership includes business travelers, backpackers, travel professionals, and many others.
Hasbrouck has been featured in a BBC-TV travel documentary; spoken at National Geographic Society headquarters in Washington; seen CNN, CNBC, TechTV, "Computer Chronicles" on PBS, "The Savvy Traveler" and "Marketplace" on NPR; and quoted in newspapers and magazines around the world.
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The Last 10 Posts by Edward:
Now departing for Cheyenne, Omaha, and points east,
(30 May 2013)
Apologies and Explanations,
(30 May 2013)
Matching of TripAdvisor and LinkedIn photos outs Accor hotel executive as shill,
(28 May 2013)
A train trip to Portland,
(27 May 2013)
“Consumer Privacy and Air Travel: Recommendations to the U.S. Dept. of Transportation”,
(20 May 2013)
The Amazing Race 22, Episode 10 (season finale),
(06 May 2013)
DOT Advisory Committee on Consumer Protection to consider privacy of travel data,
(03 May 2013)
What’s wrong with the airlines’ proposal for “personalized” ticket prices?,
(01 May 2013)
The Amazing Race 22, Episode 9,
(29 Apr 2013)
Bad DHS idea of the day: Fees for crossing the USA-Canada land border,
(25 Apr 2013)
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