About Randy Yagi

Randy Yagi is the owner of, a rising blog covering all facets of the travel industry.

He is an award-winning freelance writer who served as the syndicated National Travel Writer for CBS Local from 2012-2019. More than 900 of his stories still appear in 23 CBS Local websites, including CBS New York, Los Angeles, Chicago,DC and San Francisco. His stories have also appeared in the Daily Meal,, CBS Radio, Engadget and, among others. He is a Media Fellow of Stanford University.

Randy is a United States Army veteran, having served stateside and in Germany. He is a lifelong resident of Santa Cruz County, California.

He was once described as writing for an entity whose audience had a reach of “489 million” from a very prominent New York City public relations chairwoman.

Randy’s stories continue to appear syndicated across the following 23 CBS websites: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Sacramento, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa and Washington D.C.


Randy Yagi, former National Travel Writer for CBS Local
Randy Yagi



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