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Ron Stern, aka, The Global Gumshoe is an international travel photojournalist. His passions include writing compelling stories and shooting captivating imagery. Ron focuses on covering hospitality, culinary, luxury, destinations, cruises and destinations.

His articles have appeared in national and regional magazines such as Shape, Cruise, Frequent Flyer, AAA Motorist, Visit Los Cabos Guide, Destinations West, Key Biscayne and La Jolla Today. Other articles have been published in newspapers (print and online) such as The Chicago Tribune, Orlando Sun Sentinel, Bismarck Tribune, The Jamaican Observer, the Coloradoan and travel trade magazines.

Ron’s other contributions have been noted by PBS, Mobil Travel Guides and his photography has been used extensively by entities such as tourism boards and public relations firms. He has traveled extensively and is the author of five books. Ron’s motto: “uncovering the sole of travel” humorously captures his spirit of walking the world travel beat as a gumshoe detective, always looking for a story.

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Expert insights–From glorious Christmas Markets to sun-drenched beaches–Global Gumshoe’s collection of destinations will inspire and delight.

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Investigation: Cayman Islands

7 Culinary Sensations in the Cayman Islands

It is 7 am and the crew of the 25-foot fishing vessel heads out at dawn’s first light. They are in search of wahoo, snapper, [...]

The Global Gumshoe Investigates Rapid City, South Dakota

Rapid City is your base to visit Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial among many other attractions. And then there's the food!

10 Secrets of Rapid City, SD

  Coal-fire! There’s only one restaurant in South Dakota that cooks its food in a coal-fired oven, and that’s kōl, located at 504 Mt. Rushmore [...]

The Global Gumshoe Investigates Saint Martin

A Midwest Flavortown: Sioux Falls, SD

Most foodies think that eclectic cuisine and culture is found only on the east or west coasts of the United States, but this is far [...]

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