Margie Goldsmith

Margie Goldsmith has hiked, biked, climbed, repelled, ZORBed, paddled, coasteered, test-driven $200,000-cars, done marathons and triathlons, and has luxuriated on seven continents and 120 countries and written about them all. She is a contributing writer to Elite Traveler, Robb Report, Black Card Mag, Business Jet Traveler, Affluent Traveler,,, and others. She won the 2012 Gold Lowell Thomas SATW Award. She plays the harmonica.

Dig In Festival. Visit Indy photo.

Indianapolis: Eight Reasons to Visit

Indianapolis is the Summertime Happening Place By Margie Goldsmith Thanks to the blockbuster movie, The Fault in Our Stars (based on Indianapolis author John Green’s novel) Indy is hotter than ever. Once it was known as “Naptown” and people said, “Hoosier hospitality” was because Eli Lilly’s headquarters are here so…

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New York’s Finger Lakes: Driving in Style

Driving to NY’s Finger Lakes in a Bentley Convertible By Margie Goldsmith “Great car!” someone on the sidewalk calls out as I pull up to a stoplight in Elmira, New York, en route the Finger Lakes. Someone else gives me the thumbs up sign. Another yells, “Fantastic color.” I am…

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Uganda: Playing Music with Pygmies

Blowing the Blues with the Batwa Pygmies in Uganda By Margie Goldsmith ”Wakoze Kuza,” says Batwa pygmy Chief “Steve” Varaheegwan, welcoming us to his tribal village in the Virunga Mountains of Uganda as Herbert, the vivacious Ugandan liaison, translates. The entire Batwa tribe of about 75 men, women and children…

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Namibia: Chasing Rhinos on African Time

Namibia: Tracking Rhinos with Local experts in the Savannah By Margie Goldsmith I bounced along the rocky track beneath the cloudless cerulean sky with my guide, Raymond, looking for a rhinoceros in Damaraland, Namibia. This area has the largest population of African free-roaming desert-adapted black rhino and is the reason…

London Bridge - photos by Margie Goldsmith.

London Calling: The City of Immortal Rhymes

By Margie Goldsmith It was sunny with cottony clouds as I strolled past the huge crowd at Buckingham Palace waiting for the Changing of the Guard. I had done that along with all the other London tourist attractions ten years ago. Today, I was a tourist on a different mission….

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