McCool Travel Tips: 5 Minutes With Sonia Zamborsky

McCool Travel is excited to present tips from travel experts in our 5 Minutes interview series featuring travel industry giants, super frequent travelers, and adventurous persons.

For the 18th profile, I am honored to present Sonia Zamborsky. Sonia is half of the team (with her boyfriend Mark Schramm) at–with the great tagline of “Mark & Sonia’s Intercontinental Absurdities.” Read about their current adventures in the Pulpology blog. Sonia is the Washington, DC host for Meet, Plan, Go! and a co-host (with Matt Long) of the DC Travel Tweetup. When not traveling, Sonia lives in the Metro DC area.

Sonia Zamborsky

Always in my luggage…

camera, journal, colored pens
3 favorite home-away-from-home places…

  • San Francisco, California
  • Monteverde, Costa Rica
  • Bratislava, Slovakia

A favorite travel memory is…
getting invited to a private party at a wine bistro in Florence and having so much to drink we started conversing in Italian (neither of us speaks Italian beyond the basic pleasantries)
3 favorite travel brands…

3 money-saving travel tactics I use are…

  • cook our own food as much as possible, with ingredients from local markets
  • find airfare deals on Twitter
  • Couchsurf

3 ways that I have fun while traveling are…

  • take cooking classes
  • scuba dive
  • sit in cafes and people-watch

8 word (or less) travel mantra…
Life is short, eat dessert first!
My favorite non-travel website…
Most memorable souvenir…
a set of foot-shaped carved wooden bowls from Borneo
Favorite cheap eat…
Thank you, Sonia, for sharing your thoughts with McCool Travel and may you have countless more memorable travel adventures!
Join Sonia on Twitter (@Pulpologist).
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