Ron is well-known throughout the Rocky Mountain region as a knowledgeable and entertaining presenter of travel-related programs. He is happy to visit your library, senior center, recreation center, civic group or organization with one of his highly successful programs for adults. 

Ron is a popular speaker, and has presented hundreds of travel-related talks both in the United States and Canada.

* How to Be a Travel Writer
* Fly Cheap, Stay Cheap, Travel Cheap
* Secrets of iPhone Photography

Please call to learn more or ask about his fees: 970-227-9270.

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, Voyaging, The Chicago Tribune, Orlando Sun Sentinel, PBS, Mobile Travel Guides, A Luxury Travel Blog, Money Magpie, Hospitality21, 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.

He is a travel regular contributor for publications that include the San Diego Community Newspaper Group, Communities Digital News, and 50 Plus Marketplace News.

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.

His photography/videography has been used extensively by a variety of entities including tourism boards and public relations firms.