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Cheryl Rodewig

An award-winning journalist and content creator with a love for travel, Cheryl has explored and written about some of the world's best cities, from Paris to San Francisco. You can find her bylines in The Guardian, Thrillist, Fodor's, Business Insider, USA Today, and more.

Posts by Cheryl:


Secrets of Central Park: 7 Hidden Gems Plus 4 Surprises

A green oasis in the middle of Manhattan, Central Park contains some of the most scenic spots in the Big Apple. But like other corners of the city,…


One-Day SF Photo Tour Itinerary: Presidio to Sutro Baths

If you want to enjoy San Francisco on a budget while capturing some stellar photos, this fast-paced itinerary is your answer. It includes romantic ruins, follies, outdoor art,…


Self-Guided Walking Tour of Hamilton Landmarks [Google Map Included]

You might have heard that Hamilton hit it big on Broadway, but he’s also on Broadway — literally, at 89 Broadway, to be exact, where he’s buried. Trinity…


Visiting the Panthéon in Paris: What to See Inside and Out

Yes, there’s a Pantheon in Paris. Somehow despite being located near major tourist hotspots like the Luxembourg Gardens and Cluny Museum, the Panthéon tends to fly under the…


Travelers Rank This NYC Tour in Top 3 Global Experiences

Award-winning. The term gets thrown around a lot. What does it mean? In this case, it means our Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour is one of…


8 Reasons the Luxembourg Gardens Are the Most Beautiful in Paris

It’s hard to say which garden in Paris is the best, so let’s be careful with that term, but if you had to rank them strictly by aesthetic…