Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without.

Max Hartshorne

Name: Max Hartshorne

Occupation: Editor, GoNOMAD.com

Hometown: Blawenburg, NJ

Residence: South Deerfield MA

Website: GoNomad.com

Twitter: @GoNomad

Facebook: GoNOMAD

Short Bio: Max is the editor of GoNOMAD.com, and takes great delight in publishing hundreds of travel articles by talented writers from around the world, every day. We provide inspiration and links to plan your trip.

How often do you fly: One time a month.

How many countries have you been to: 39

How many continents have you been to: Not enough

Favorite American city: New York City

Favorite international city: Paris

Least favorite country: Zaire

Favorite World Heritage Site: Greenland

Favorite airline: Qatar Airways

Favorite aircraft type: 777

Aisle or window: Aisle always!

Favorite U.S. airport: JFK Qatar

Favorite international airport: Singapore

Favorite hotel: JW Marriott

Favorite cruise line: Casco Bay Lines, Maine

Favorite island: Nantucket

Favorite fancy restaurant: Per Se

Favorite hole in the wall: Jerry’s Place, South Deerfield MA

Favorite fruit: Pineapple

Favorite food: Chicken

Least favorite food: Capers

Drink of choice (In the air and on the ground)  White Wine

Favorite travel movie(s): The Tourist

Favorite travel show(s): No Reservations

Favorite travel book(s): Jeffrey Taylor

Right now I am reading: Travels in Siberia, Ian Frazier

Five things you bring on a plane: iPhone, headphones, my latest book, laptop, neckpillow

What do you always seem to forget: That neck pillow

Favorite travel iPhone app(s): Google maps

Most embarrassing/worst travel moment: When we missed our flight home in Paris because we were trying to save $30 on taxes and it cost us $200 and an overnight!

What’s your dream destination: Vietnam

Best travel tip: Bring a surge protector, bring the currency of the country, be a good tipper even though you don’t have to!

Johnny Jet

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1 Comment On "Travel Style: Max Hartshorne"
  1. Jeremy Branham|

    I have to agree on the neck pillow. That is essential for me when I travel. Hate when I try to sleep and my neck hurts. Thank goodness for window seats!

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