Larry Bleiberg

Writer, Editor, Traveler

BIO

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Whether it’s sand-boarding down dunes in Peru or marching in a Mardi Gras parade, Larry Bleiberg throws himself into his work, bringing passion, polish, and professionalism to travel and lifestyles journalism.

 

The award-winning writer has served on a Pulitzer Prize team, is an eight-time Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award winner, and was honored for editing the best newspaper travel section in North America.

He is Immediate Past President of the Society of American Travel Writers.

Larry writes for the Washington Post, BBC, AARP, AAA Publications, Southbound, USA Today, Afar, and many others.

He helped produce several National Geographic books, and created CivilRightsTravel.com. A former editor with Time Inc.'s Coastal Living and Travel Editor of The Dallas Morning News, Larry's happiest when chasing his next story.

 

 

 

FEATURED WORK

The Clock that Changed the Meaning of time

BBC Travel

Travel Classics Award Winner

Stuckey’s, the once-beloved road trip staple, tries to stage a comeback

The Washington Post

 

The Mighty Hooch: Rafters splash down the Chattahoochee River on the world's longest urban white-water course,

Alabama Journey, March/April 2015 

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MANDY FERNANDEZ, SEATTLE DAILY

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GEMMA NASHVILLE, BOOKS IN REVIEW

Prehistoric cave art meticulously re-created in the French Alps,

Dallas Morning News, October 24, 2015

 

SELECTED CLIPS

Love and Cable Cars

A couple finds the path forward on

a hike through the Swiss Alps

Delta Sky

The Segregated Campground that was a Refuge for Black Travelers

Atlas Obscura

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Take to the skies in a vintage biplane

AAA Explorer

CLIPS

Tiny Bubbles: Historic apple cider makes a sparkling comeback in Virginia, Tidewater Traveler, September/October 2015

The Mighty Hooch: Rafters splash down the Chattahoochee River on the world's longest urban white-water course,

Alabama Journey, March/April 2015 

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GEMMA NASHVILLE, BOOKS IN REVIEW

The Powerful New Lynching Memorial 

Why Now Is the Time to Visit Montgomery, Alabama

Afar.com

A brilliantly deceptive French Alps cave takes visitors into the stone age

Dallas Morning News

Retracing the Freedom Rides,

50 years later 

San Francisco Chronicle

 

Time Travelers: At the Grand Canyon, the inevitable passage of time draws a family together

Delta Sky

Switzerland's Valley of the Cable Cars: Hikers can take farmer's private gondolas, like an Uber of the Alps

BBC Travel

My Happy Place: Dallas' White Rock Lake beckons with beauty, nostalgia

Los Angeles Times

The moments that made me love flying: What it brings to our lives is the stuff of dreams

 BBC Travel

 

The US Highway that helped break segregation

BBC Travel

CONTACT

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Charlottesville, VA 22902

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