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Sandy is thrilled to share her travel and lifestyle experience with online sites and print media—Golden Living, Grand Magazine, Hemispheres, Traveler Confidential, Colorado Parent, Granite Media’s: Far & Wide, Destinations, Canadian Jewish News, Canadian Jewish Life Magazine, Real Food Traveler, Fareportal’s: Miles Away Travel Blog and One Travel: Going Places, We Said Go Travel, Mom It Forward, Boulder Jewish News, Smart Healthy Women, and Family Circle—Momster.
She was an international travel writer for Examiner.com until it abruptly shut down in July 2016. Most of these brief roundup articles are reposted on her blog.
As the content coordinator for the monthly magazine—Golden Living—Sandy contributes monthly family feature stories, business stories, and travel stories with pictures. This Best Version Media magazine is mailed to Golden, Colorado, residents. It’s not available online.
Sandy’s travel articles are based on personal experiences that are backed up with research and fact checking. She uses the interviewing and investigation skills that she developed as a graduate student in history. As a freelance writer and former educator, Sandy implements writing techniques that engage her audience.
Another website showcases her award-winning travel memoir, May This Be the Best Year of Your Life: www.sandrabornstein.com and also has a blog with hundreds of postings.
In 2013, Sandy shared an overview of her expat teaching experience in My Gutsy Story Anthology: True Stories of Love, Courage, and Adventure from Around the World, by Sonia Marsh. Roy Stevenson included Sandy’s travel writing journey in Rock Star Travel Writers: 15 Stellar Travel Journalists offer practical advice to speed up your entry into the competitive field of travel writing.
Long before they were married, Ira took a photography class. From that point forward, he honed his photography skills. For decades, Ira was the Bornstein family’s unofficial photographer.
As technology has advanced, Ira has kept pace. He’s comfortable on city streets, the countryside or on ski slopes. While Sandy is busy writing down her observations, asking questions, and taking notes, Ira is shooting away.
For decades, they’ve worked as a team. In addition to assisting with the photos, Ira reviews and edits Sandy’s stories before they’re published.
Sandy and Ira are available to submit articles and photographs on assignment for editors. They are also open to speaking about the destinations that they’ve visited and life as an expat teacher. Inquiries can be made at email@example.com.