Jordi Lippe-McGraw

Travel, Wellness and Lifestyle Writer/Contributor

As a lifestyle reporter/editor for almost 10 years, I have mastered everything from breaking news to diet, fitness and travel features and appeared on numerous talk shows and news programs for my expertise. Prior to going freelance and starting my own company, I was the Entertainment Director for Life & Style, In Touch and Closer Weekly for six years.

My personal passion for health, wellness and travel has lead me to write for various print and online outlets including Yahoo Travel, Ocean Drive, Thrillist, Q Blog, Men's Fitness, Men's Journal, Travel + Leisure, Time Out New York, Forbes Travel Guide, Gotham Magazine, Huffington Post and more.

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The 20 Coolest Hotel Amenities You Don't Know About
When booking a trip, many travelers like to research the perks and bonuses that come along with their hotel stay. Luxury accommodations come with the expectation of top-notch...
Carrie Underwood gets real about motherhood: 'I love that our house is a mess'
Carrie Underwood may be a seven-time Grammy winner and top country artist, but the 33-year-old says she's just a normal mom trying to balance it all. "It's the same for me as it...
Foxfire Mountain House, The Catskills, United States
We loved I usually never write reviews, but Foxfire really deserves praise. Impeccably designed but unpretentious. Tim and Eliza make you feel right at home, right down to...
The 9 Coolest Gigs That Make Travel Your Job
Traveling is typically reserved for those precious two weeks the average American worker gets off each year. We slave away at our desks all day, every day for a few moments of...
20 of The Best Low-Carb Diet Foods
What you can eat if you're on a low-carb diet for weight loss, including low-carb fruits, vegetables, meat, and some surprisingly low-carb foods, too.
The Adult's Guide To Having As Much Fun On Halloween As You Did When You Were a Kid -...
Sure, dressing up in a costume and collecting candy from strangers was a thrill when you were a kid - but now that you're over 21, chances are you're looking to up the Halloween...
Best Low-Carb Diet Recipes For Weight Loss
Losing weight doesn't mean you have to sacrifice flavor-these low carb recipes are filling and delicious.
Flowers aren't just pretty, they're good for your health
Flowers are an easy way to put a smile on someone's face - but there's actually a scientific reason they make us feel so good: Studies have shown their presence elicits joyful...
'Project Runway' Judge Nina Garcia's Healthy Travel Advice: 'Learn From The French'
Nina Garcia is one of those enviable women where you have to ask, "How does she do it all?" The 51-year-old is the Fashion Director at Elle and Marie Claire magazines, and has...
Ashlee Simpson opens up about being a mom of 2: 'Your priorities in life shift'
Ashlee Simpson has taken on many roles in her life, from singer and actress to reality star and fashion designer. But the one that she's embraced the most is motherhood. The...
Passenger forced to cover up short shorts before boarding flight
There have been stories of people getting kicked off planes for drunken antics and violent behavior. But for wearing short shorts? That might be a first. That's what happened to...
The secret to Sofia Vergara's gorgeous skin
When publicist Yun Yu, 28, wants to clear up her skin, the Alphabet City resident heads straight for the sauerkraut. No, it's not some secret weird ingredient in a face mask....
Molly Sims gets real on motherhood: 'I wish people would talk about the messy times'
Molly Sims has never been shy about her personal life. The 43-year-old has been open about struggling to lose the baby weight and balancing work with motherhood. Now, the...
Do You Have What It Takes to Have Ivanka Trump as a Landlord? | Architectural Digest
With a continued dip in sales for ultra-luxury apartments this year, many wealthy homeowners are choosing to rent out their properties instead of opting for heavy price cuts to...
Women Are Becoming More Adventurous Travelers-and They're Doing It Alone
In the travel game, we hear words like staycation, glamping, and the latest, bleisure (a combo of business and leisure travel that sounds a bit like a wound) a lot. But there's...
Traveling While Sick? Here's What You Need to Know
Traveling with a cold or allergies can be the worst. Not only do you feel uncomfortable, but you get glaring looks every time you cough. Well, it turns out those might just be a...
8 Travel Tours That Are Better at Night
There are technically 24 hours in the day, meaning you still have plenty of time to explore a new city or destination after the sun goes down. In fact, some of the most unique...
Lea Michele: 'Laughter is incredibly great medicine'
Lea Michele is no stranger to success, with two hit TV shows under her belt - but with that popularity also comes responsibility to her young fans. "A lot of people feel the...
What Are The Best Places For a Staycation in NYC?
We've rounded up seven of NYC's top hotels offering unique staycation packages that will make you want to skip out on the Hamptons this season.
New England's Version of March Madness Is Finally Here
This month is all about March Madness, when basketball fans get together and fill out their brackets while cheering on their favorite NCAA teams. But some New Englanders think...
Here are the top 10 most popular national parks
Known for their unique landscapes and extensive wildlife, America's national parks are some of the most visited landmarks in the world. Millions of tourists plan trips each...
Jane Krakowski on motherhood: 'I've certainly taken a lot of advice' from Tina Fey
Jane Krakowski has her plate full, with a Broadway musical, a TV show and motherhood - and fortunately, the 47-year-old actress has learned how to balance it all by following...
8 Things I Learned the Hard Way on Safari
Going on a safari in Tanzania was an experience unlike any other. I traveled to the African country in December for my honeymoon and was immediately struck by the scenery when I...
Hanson brothers reveal what their kids think of their '90s success
Can you believe "MMMBop" has been around for two decades? Hanson is celebrating their 25th anniversary by going on a worldwide tour called "Middle of Everywhere" - a play on...
Hanson brothers reveal what their kids think of their '90s success
Can you believe "MMMBop" has been around for two decades? Hanson is celebrating their 25th anniversary by going on a worldwide tour called "Middle of Everywhere" - a play on...
7 European Destinations You Must Visit This Summer
Europe is a popular summer travel destination for many reasons: the weather is perfect, attractions are open, and well, it's beautiful. But this summer, things are looking even...
Where to Stay in the Catskills in New York
Spring is officially here, and with it, an increased need to escape New York City. Take a quick getaway without going too far by heading to the boom of boutique hotels and B&Bs...
Jazz Brunches in New York City
While we've all heard of boozy brunches, the a.m. tradition gets tons more sophisticated when we're talking jazz brunches. You can still have your fill of cocktails and hearty...
'No $ for college': High school student tries panhandling to raise tuition funds
Student loan debt is on the rise - so much so the class of 2015 was the most indebted in history. According to an analysis of government data by Mark Kantrowitz, publisher at...
Brain candy: 5 best foods to eat for memory, concentration and overall brain health | The National
It's vital to eat foods rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to keep our minds in tip-top shape. Dr David Lardizabal of the Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic in...

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