Alex Schechter

Alex Schechter

Alex Schechter is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and digital editor who covers travel, food, and dining. His work has taken him to the rainforests of Belize, Prague's booming art capital of Letná, the turquoise beaches of Salvador, Brazil, and beyond. In addition to Travel + Leisure, his writing has been published in The New York Times, National Geographic, Vogue, Travel + Leisure, Monocle, Lonely Planet, Hemispheres, Mic, Afar, and elsewhere.

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Latest from Alex Schechter
A rider on an Arabian horse, in front of an old fort in Qatari
In Qatar, Famous Racehorses Are Treated Like Royalty — With Saunas, Lap Pools, and Luxurious Training Facilities
Brandywine Falls, Cuyahoga National Park, Ohio
Ohio's Only National Park is an All-Season Recreational Wonderland
American Airlines Baggage Fees
Everything You Need to Know About American Airlines Baggage Fees
Small tractor unit pulling Delta Air Lines luggage trucks at Seattle Tacoma airport
Everything You Need to Know About Delta Air Lines Baggage Fees
Ouray town view from the 550 highway road in Ouray, Colorado
This Lesser-known Colorado Town Is Called the 'Little Switzerland of America' for Its Skiing and Natural Beauty
Worlds Biggest Spider
Where to Find the World's Biggest Spider
Southwest Airlines Give Away
Everything You Need to Know About Southwest Airlines Baggage Fees
Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument
5 Best Natural Sites Near Las Vegas — From Otherworldly Landscapes to a Century-old Ghost Town
The view from Bryce Point in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah.
15 Best State and National Parks in Utah
A tent camping area in the sand dunes at the Assateague Island National Seashore on a cloudless August morning with the tourist still asleep in their tents
This Island Spanning Maryland and Virginia Is the Perfect Beach Getaway — With Wild Horses, Kayaking, and Beach Camping
Spirit Airlines Baggage
Everything You Need to Know About Spirit Airlines Baggage Fees
Frontier Airlines Sale
Everything You Need to Know About Frontier Airlines Baggage Fees
United Airlines Bag Fees
A Guide to United Airlines Baggage Fees — Including Tips on How to Save Money
Dock, Maldives
How to Plan the Perfect Maldives Vacation at the Best New Hotels
The Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden
The Ultimate Guide to Japanese Culture in Los Angeles
Majestic mountain landscape, Machu Picchu, Peru
10 Incredible Adventure Vacations Around the World
The Rothenburg ob der Tauber a town in Bavaria, Germany
11 Dreamy Anniversary Trip Ideas for the Ultimate Romantic Vacation
Acadia National Park - Mount Desert Island - Hike Landscape
The Best Family-friendly Campgrounds in the U.S.
Paris Las Vegas is a hotel and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
12 Mistakes Travelers Make in Las Vegas — and How to Avoid Them
Hubbard Glacier and snowcapped mountains near the elias chain and the Yukon territory - Alaska
These Are the Best (and Cheapest) Times to Visit Alaska (Video)
Dolly Beach, Christmas Island, Australia
A Guide to Vacationing on Christmas Island
International Dark Sky Reserve near Sun Valley, Idaho
Why You Should Plan a Stargazing Road Trip in Idaho
More cherry blossoms
Japan Cherry Blossom Festival 2018: Where and When to Visit
Landscape of Netherlands with tulips and windmills.
The Best Places to Travel in Europe in March