Mia Taylor

Mia Taylor is an award-winning journalist who has more than two decades of experience. She has worked as a staff reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the San Diego Union-Tribune and The Patriot Ledger. She was also part of a team of KPBS/NPR reporters that won a 2011 national Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. In addition to TheStreet, her work appears on Cheapism.com, The Simple Dollar and in Westways Magazine. Mia is based in Southern California, where she also blogs about the local luxury dining and travel scene.

Recent Articles By The Author

Trash in Our National Parks - Why It's Your Problem, Too

Trash in Our National Parks - Why It's Your Problem, Too

More than 100 million pounds of garbage are generated by national park visitors each year. Here's what you can do to help.

Fathom President Tara Russell Talks About the Future of Cuban Travel and the Positive Impacts

Fathom President Tara Russell Talks About the Future of Cuban Travel and the Positive Impacts

Russell shares reflections on leading the historic first cruise between the U.S. and Cuba in decades and talks of renewed hope and optimism.

Inside One of the Year's Biggest Trends: Wellness Festivals via the Bhakti Fest

Inside One of the Year's Biggest Trends: Wellness Festivals via the Bhakti Fest

Started in 2009, the Bhakti Fest, held in Joshua Tree, Calif., has grown to a six-day event that attracts thousands of people from around the world.

Want to Earn Thousands of Frequent Flyer Miles Without Flying? Here's Your Guide

Want to Earn Thousands of Frequent Flyer Miles Without Flying? Here's Your Guide

A new report details the multiplying ways consumers can earn frequent flyer miles faster -- including through home purchases, car purchases and more.

Prince's Legendary Paisley Park Home Will Soon be Open to the Public

Prince's Legendary Paisley Park Home Will Soon be Open to the Public

Officials are reviewing plans to make Paisley Park a museum. Here's a look at what tours of the home will include as well as other local, must-see Prince stops.

These New Travel Apps Are Making Luxury Accessible to Everyone

These New Travel Apps Are Making Luxury Accessible to Everyone

A crop of new travel apps are changing the luxury travel landscape, providing access to luxury hotel pools, exclusive restaurants and more.

10 Hotels That Offer Affordable Luxury

10 Hotels That Offer Affordable Luxury

Luxury for less than $200 a night is possible. Here's a look at the properties that go easy on your wallet while making you feel pampered.

The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 - An Electric Luxury Car that Trumps the Tesla

The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 - An Electric Luxury Car that Trumps the Tesla

Mercedes-Benz recently unveiled a concept car that may well be the planet's most luxurious and stylish electric vehicle.

Commercial Flights to Cuba Have Officially Begun

Commercial Flights to Cuba Have Officially Begun

Last week, JetBlue became the first U.S. airline in decades to operate a commercial flight to the island.

These Luxurious HGTV Houses Are Available for Your Next Vacation

These Luxurious HGTV Houses Are Available for Your Next Vacation

HGTV has featured countless houses on its real estate and renovation shows. But few people realize many of those houses are available for rent through sites such as HomeAway.