Aside from blogging at Whimsical Tales of Travel, I regularly contribute to travel and lifestyle magazines, print and online, as well as consult on social media strategy, copywriting and community management. You can also view my travel videos on Vimeo.

If you’re interested in working together, please contact me by email at monicasuma (at) gmail (dot) com. 

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Lonely Planet: 48 hours in Bucharest: from ‘little Paris’ to ‘new Berlin’

Lonely Planet: An afternoon with Lyon’s maverick ice cream makers

Business Traveller [Germany]: Havana, between past and future

BBC Travel: A side of the canyon that few ever see

BBC Travel: Where people become real-life cowboys

Abenteur und Reisen [Germany]: The Desert Trembles

Medium | The Lighthouse: Why turning 30 can be a new shot at your 20s

Hamburg Airport [Germany]: In the Romanian capital Bucharest, contrasts coexist

Travel + Leisure: The Haunting Beauty of Navajo Nation

Animan [Switzerland]: Burning Man Festival



#SkypeStar: Featured in Skype’s All-Skype All-Stars Multi-Device Challenge 

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio: Soho Grand Hotel – January 25th, 2013Radio Guest List

Correspondent for CBS News “60 Minutes”: The Ebony Hillbillies

Speaker for Social Media Week NYC:  Travel photography in the age of Mobile

Speaker & Moderator for the FindSpark Blogging panel: Follow Your Passion Conference



TripCreator: 7 Things You Can Only Do in Hamburg

Why I Skipped Lisbon and Went to Porto Instead

Viator: Irish Coffee and Flying Boats

The Cultureist: Get Cultured: Shanghai – A local guide to the Paris of the East

A Traditional Longjing Tea Ceremony in China’s “Heaven on Earth”

Gogobot: Crossing from Europe to Asia: Istanbul’s must-see destinations

Undiscovered Cuba: An Odyssey through Havana and the Provinces

Bucharest, not Budapest: a walk through “Little Paris”

Summer in Sydney: Top 9 Things to Do

Berlin’s Thriving Art Scene, Reimagining Design



InsightCuba| Monica Suma: My Cuba Diaries (20+ articles)

Dinner at La Guarida

Seeking Hemingway at Finca Vigia

In Baracoa, casa particulares are thriving

An artist in Caibarien: the whimsical world of Madelin Perez Noa

90 miles to Cuba. How to get there?

Calling all Americans, let’s go to Cuba!



Johnny Jet: Travel Style: Monica Suma

FlipKey: Top 20 New York City-Based Travel Bloggers 

Gogobot NYC: Rockstar of the Month for April 2013

The Travel Tester: Travel Memory Friday with Monica from Monica-Suma.com

Travel Buzz: Interview with Monica Suma



Glamping.com Author (10 articles)

Hardanger Basecamp: Back to nature in a yurt

Five things to learn from the Swedes

Jumbo Stay: Sleeping on the runway

Jetwing Vil Uyana: Sigirya’s slice of heaven

Jetwing Yala: Chasing Asia’s Leopards



RueBaRue: My Secret Places in Paris by Monica Suma

Skype: Sharing my Skype Moments as the featured #SkypeStar 

Matador Network: Piano Across America: Q&A with traveling pianist Dotan Negrin

Imperator Travel: Discover New York outdoors: Top 5 sights of the Big Apple

Art and the City: best NYC museums, trendy art galleries and then some

Sex and the City hotspots with On Location Tours

The Expeditioner: One country away from seeing them all: Q&A with roaming entrepreneur Chris Guillebeau



NY Daily News [quoted]: Bushwick pet store remains open

Dashburst [quoted]5 Most Innovative Travel Startups of 2013

Suzy Guese: Suzy Stumbles Over Travel: Week of November 5, 2012

WomensForum [contest]: Monica is in the running as the Next Expert Blogger!

CBS News & Peter Greenberg [Bucharest photos]: How to sleep like a dictator

Hi Hostelling Blog: Photo of the Week by Monica Suma, China

Schmap Toronto Guide: Fairmont Royal York


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