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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Gotham-magazine

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...

TODAY.com

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...

Oyster

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...

Oyster

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...

Oyster

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...

TODAY.com

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...

Vogue

Inside Tahiti's Secret (and Affordable) Accommodations

Like any paradise on earth, a visit to Tahiti often comes with an out-of-this-world price tag. However, there's a secret collection of accommodations that boasts many of the...

Tasting Table

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...

CNT

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...

The Huffington Post

'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...

TODAY.com

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...

TODAY.com

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...

TODAY.com

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...

Men's Fitness

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.

Gotham-magazine

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...

New York Post

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...

CNT

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...

TODAY.com

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...

Gotham-magazine

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.

TODAY.com

This romantic hotel (and $10K in cash) could be yours - for just $29

Have you ever dreamed of quitting your job and moving to some Instagram-worthy destination abroad? Well, all you need is a $29 winning ticket to become the proud owner of...