Syndicated Column

Column authors Jeff and Ginny Orenstein aboard a private car at Tampa Union Station.

Welcome to Simply Smart Travel
A monthly newspaper and magazine column pitched at affluent and savvy over-50 affluent travelers.


         Recent Columns

Here are some of the many Simply Smart Travel columns published in print and on the web.
New columns added periodically

Enjoy and Bon Voyage.

Barcelona   A Cosmopolitan Gem On The Mediterranean


Costa Rica   Volcanos, Rainforests And Crocodiles

Poas Volcano

Charleston  History And Southern Hospitality

Gullah weaving

Glacier N.P. & Canadian Rockies  Scenic Grandeur In Two Countries

Lake McDonald

Montreal  A Cosmopolitan Bi-Lingual City Worth Visiting

view from Mount Royal

Ottawa  A Sophisticated And Scenic Seat Of Democracy

Parliament Building


Plymouth  Plymouth Rock And Great Architecture

Mayflower II

Quebec French Charm In North America

Chateau Frontenac

Portland, Oregon Eclectic, Beautiful And Just A Little Weird

        Portland station                                                                  

Temecula  The Best Wine District You Never Heard About  

San Diego   Far More Than A Navy Town   


Washington, D.C.  A Magnificent National Capital

Wilmington  A DuPont-Dominated Place of Wonder      

Winterthur Estate

Exploring Florida Series


JAX Beach Where Jacksonville Goes To Play

St. Augustine  Nature, History And Architecture

St. Augustine

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Editors: You Can Carry Simply Smart Travel … The Syndicated  Column

NEWS: You can now see Simply Smart Travel articles in eight states and on the web. We are pleased to welcome the Jewish Exponent in Philadelphia, Real Magazine in Sarasota, Fl., Beacon newspapers (Washington, DC, Baltimore  and Palm Springs, California), Senior News (Youngstown, Ohio), Senior Spectrum (Reno,  Nevada),  Hometown News (Daytona Beach,  Ormond Beach and Volusia County,  Florida)The Pelican (Deerfield  Beach, Florida) and Senior Times (Gainesville, Florida) to the growing and eclectic family of quality media that run the  Simply  Smart Travel column.

We are over  490,200 verified circulation and,  using a standard  industry reader  multiple,  we touch well-over 1.5 million readers…and  that doesn’t even counts the multitudes of online readers including and

It is available to reputable publications around North America and is currently published in quality magazines, newspapers and web sites in nine states. We reach readers in Reno, St. Louis, Cleveland, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Sarasota and many places in between. Shouldn’t we be reaching your readers?

  • Proven appeal to over-50 and millennial readers and travel-oriented advertisers
  • Subject matter: Practical and interesting trip reports and travel tips for over-50 travelers.
  • Standard column length:  850-1,000 words including sidebars.
  • Includes: 4-6 high-res photos and captions.
  • Format: E-mailed in Word with accompanying jpg photos the 15th of each month.

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