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Cynthia Rosenfeld
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Cynthia Rosenfeld’s travel writing career began in New York City in early September 2001, three days before it seemed no one would get on an airplane for pleasure ever again. Until 2010, the Yale graduate served as a Contributing Editor for Conde Nast Traveler covering Asia. These days Rosenfeld consults to the world’s finest hotels on creating and developing extraordinary guest experiences, writing up her favorite finds en route for leading publications including New York Times, Financial Times' How to Spend It, Conde Nast Traveller, LUXE Guides, Australian Gourmet Traveller, Robb Report, Tatler, and among others.

Blog Entries by Cynthia Rosenfeld

Exploring Penang, Malaysia's Colony of Cool

Posted August 14, 2011 | 11:57:29 (EST)

A safe haven along the Straits of Malacca for traveling foreigners since at least the 16th century, Penang is in the middle of a 21st century renaissance. Hip boutiques, art galleries and five star crash pads are popping up alongside Chinese clan houses, Hindu shrines and Buddhist temples in and...

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Bali: My Isle of the Gods Address Book

Posted August 7, 2011 | 21:25:13 (EST)

Every year around this time, I receive rather frantic emails from friends and friends of friends vacationing in Bali who've suddenly realized that beyond their hotel--and its skewed recommendations--they have no clue where to go. So this party season, I thought I'd divert a bit of the islands notorious traffic...

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VIP Travel's Most Addicting Perk: Souvenir Swag

Posted August 1, 2011 | 02:13:05 (EST)

In my former life as a Conde Nast Traveler Hot List reviewer, I traveled mostly undercover, experiencing the same uneven service as everyone else: I got stranded at the airport when the hotel lost my flight arrival information and fought with indifferent staff over inexplicable charges at checkout. Things have...

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