Poshbrood’s Featured Traveler: Annie Fitzsimmons!
We’re super excited to feature Annie Fitzsimmons as this week’s Posh Traveler! She is so fabulous she even has her own cartoon!
Annie Fitzsimmons travels the world and tells stories as National Geographic’s Urban Insider. She loves working at the intersection of where travel and media meet. Annie lives in New York City with her longtime beau, Andy, and rescue dog, Rocco.
Name: Annie Fitzsimmons
What do you do for a living? Travel and tell stories
Hometown: Scottsdale, Arizona
Current city: New York, New York
How often do you travel? On average, about two weeks every month.
What is your favorite airline and why? I’ll never forget my amazing Qatar Airways experience on the way to India.
Aisle or window seat? Aisle. I feel trapped otherwise.
How many countries have you been to? Over 30
What was your worst travel experience? Getting stuck in the Frankfurt airport for 3 days during an airline strike. Told them I was getting married to get home or I would have been there several days longer!
Favorite US cities: New York, Los Angeles, Scottsdale
Favorite foreign city: London
Favorite American hotel: The Sagamore on Lake George, The Sanctuary on Kiawah, Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica
Favorite beach: Georgica Beach, East Hampton
Favorite island destination: Nevis
Favorite Posh restaurant: Gramercy Tavern or The River Cafe, NYC
Favorite restaurant where kids are welcomed: Otto, NYC
Best vacation you’ve ever had for 1.) romance or 2.) family/kids or 3.) Girlfriend getaways:
1) Ponta dos Ganchos, Brazil 2) Kiawah 3) Buenos Aires
Favorite movies: Good Will Hunting, Apollo 13, Jerry Maguire
Favorite books: The Alchemist, The Art of Racing in the Rain, Confessions of a Shopaholic
What are your 5- Must have travel items? iPad mini, Bose headphones, my own food (peanut butter & protein bars), David Kirsch super charged greens packets, trashy magazines
What’s your go-to travel outfit? Black leggings or jeans, black boots, oversized cardigan
Favorite apps for travel and entertainment: Instagram, Foursquare, OpenTable, GOOP, Uber.
What’s on the top of your bucket list? Africa, Japan
Favorite travel websites: Poshbrood of course! Also love Indagare
Best travel tips: Curate your own guidebook. Research continuously, save tweets & blogs, and find personalities you love and trust for recommendations.
Where are you off to next? Arizona and then somewhere overseas as we celebrate our elopement!
Congrats Annie & Andy!!
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