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

Want to Own a Tesla? Here's How the Sharing Economy Can Help

Want to Own a Tesla? Here's How the Sharing Economy Can Help

Car owners listing their vehicles for rent through peer-to-peer sites such as Turo and Getaround are making thousands of dollars a year, offsetting the cost of owning an automobile.

Valentine's Day Luxury Gift Guide: Some of the Planet's Most Exclusive Presents to Wow Your Love

Valentine's Day Luxury Gift Guide: Some of the Planet's Most Exclusive Presents to Wow Your Love

The editors of two leading luxury lifestyle publications, Robb Report and Just Luxe, share their top gift recommendations for Valentine's Day 2016.

Here's Why You Need to Add a Vegetarian Vacation to Your Wellness Routine for 2016

Here's Why You Need to Add a Vegetarian Vacation to Your Wellness Routine for 2016

Vegetarian wellness retreats are a great way to kick-start your healthy eating and living habits for 2016. Here's a look at some affordable options.

Want to Sleep in a Treehouse, Tepee or Igloo on Your Next Vacation? The Options Are Endless

Want to Sleep in a Treehouse, Tepee or Igloo on Your Next Vacation? The Options Are Endless

Everything from treehouses to tepees are popping up on popular travel sites such as Airbnb, BnBFinder and HomeExchange

Want to Travel With National Geographic? Now You Can

Want to Travel With National Geographic? Now You Can

With the launch of Unique Lodges Around the World, National Geographic is expanding the boundaries of the typical travel experience. Media giant Discovery Channel has also branched into travel marketing.

Travel Can Change Your Child's Life: Here's How

Travel Can Change Your Child's Life: Here's How

The former publisher of National Geographic Kids has launched a new website to help families plan life changing travel experiences.

The Tiny Home Craze Is Now Becoming a Hip Vacation Movement

The Tiny Home Craze Is Now Becoming a Hip Vacation Movement

Want to experience an ultra cool tiny home without buying one? Tiny vacation rentals are now being offered across the United States.

Hipster Holidays: The Next Big Travel Trend for Those Who've Seen and Done It All

Hipster Holidays: The Next Big Travel Trend for Those Who've Seen and Done It All

Visiting the world's traditional tourist destinations is old school. Today's hipsters are more interested in artsy neighborhoods that exist slightly under the radar.

Travel 2016: Europe's Out, While Asia, Australia And South America Are In

Travel 2016: Europe's Out, While Asia, Australia And South America Are In

Safety fears are impacting the travel choices for 2016. Here's a look at the hot destinations for the coming year.

Here Are 7 Winter Spa Getaways to Melt Away the Winter Blues

Here Are 7 Winter Spa Getaways to Melt Away the Winter Blues

From chocolate pedicures to honey facials and peppermint wraps, here's a look at some serious winter pampering options.