Meet Susan, a travel journalist with nearly 20 years of professional experience covering a broad range of topics. Her passion for travel has taken her to 22 countries on five continents, as well as having explored 33 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.
Her writings have appeared in both print and digital media. A member of the North American Travel Journalist Association (NATJA) she’s been writing about her adventures since 2012. Susan has honed her writing skills to produce captivating pieces that transport readers to exotic locations worldwide.
Susan loves spending time in her garden, tending to her beautiful flower and vegetable beds. A passion for horticulture has also led her to become a member of the American Horticultural Society. When traveling, Susan enjoys visiting gardens of all kinds, adding to her already impressive portfolio of travel-related pieces.
Additionally, Susan’s love for outdoor adventure has led her to become a member of the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) and the Jersey Off-Road Bicycling Association (JORBA). Susan frequently travels with her mountain bike. On the road, she enjoys exploring new terrain, honing her skills, and connecting with local cycling communities.
Despite her impressive accomplishments, Susan remains down to earth, with a love for simple pleasures such as coffee. As a self-proclaimed caffeine addict, Susan has every coffee-making device imaginable and loves to visit independent coffee shops and roasteries worldwide.
In summary, Susan’s adventurous spirit, passion for writing, and diverse skill set make her a force to be reckoned with and the perfect candidate to bring your destination to life for her readers.
Beans, Bikes, and Blooms is the ultimate authority for coffee enthusiasts, recreational cyclists, and garden lovers looking for a unique travel experience. We don’t just focus on bike trails and botanical gardens – we offer a rounded approach to travel that combines coffee culture, cycling, and horticulture in exciting locations across the globe.
While we do provide trail guides and city bike tours, Beans, Bikes, and Blooms is not your typical GPS or stats-based site. Instead, we focus on delivering experiential knowledge that is useful to recreational cyclists while traveling. Our site is a one-stop shop for bike-centric explorations that take you away from the trail and provide you with the best activities in thrilling destinations.
For garden enthusiasts, we introduce you to eye-popping botanical and natural gardens in fascinating locations. Additionally, we take you beyond the horticultural experiences by suggesting other fun and interesting sites to make your trips unforgettable.
For coffee lovers, we feature the best independent coffee shops and roasteries around the world. We believe that local coffee houses are a great way to tap into the flavor of a place, and we want to help you find those hidden gems.
Whether you’re looking to explore new bike paths, discover beautiful gardens, or experience local coffee culture, Beans, Bikes, and Blooms has got you covered. We provide all the information you need to plan a complete travel experience that includes all the things you love plus where to stay, and where to eat on your next adventure.
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