David Kriso

David Kriso has been a travel writer since August 2011. He is a contributing writer for both of his hometown's newspapers, The Gazette, and The Observer. His articles focus on cruise and railroad travel. David is also published online at ProwsEdge.com, a cruise magazine based in Vancouver, Canada and at Amtrak's story site, Whistlestop.Amtrak.com. David also writes for the publication Examiner.com. On Examiner.com, he writes about cruise and rail travel. David is a long-time train traveler, avid cruiser, and a Disney traveler since age 4.

New York, NY presentation: Start spreading the news!

Since February 2015, I have had the distinct privilege of sharing my travel presentations at libraries throughout New Jersey and New York State. I have also had the pleasure of presenting in Washington, DC and Boston. Throughout the past 5 years, I have done presentations on cruising, Amtrak travel, Walt Disney World, Newport-RI, Boston, and …

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Travelers’ lucky seven New Year’s resolutions

With 2021 off to a flying start, it’s time to say “Good riddance!” to the challenging and troubled 2020. The travel industry was devastated, and worst, decimated by the Coronavirus pandemic. The Coronvirus vaccine is finally being distributed. Soon, the whole country and the entire world will be immune to this merciless disease. With 2021 …

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Appreciating Amtrak passengers’ most cherished traditions

With the travel industry poised to make its post-Coronavirus comeback, it’s almost time for Amtrak passengers to return to the excitement. One can imagine all the traditions and activities that Amtrak passengers enjoy on a time and again basis. Whether traveling short or long distance, there are activities and traditions that are carried on from …

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Top 5 Amtrak Northeast Corridor highlights

Yes, it is official. The Coronavirus vaccine is out and in the distribution phase. Relief couldn’t come soon enough. That’s an understatement. There are still millions of Americans who are looking forward to traveling once the vaccine has been vastly distributed. Amtrak passengers certainly cannot wait to hit the rails again. For the first time …

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The Amtrak store, satisfying every traveler’s wish list

With a vaccine approaching to potentially put an end to the Coronavirus era, it’s once again the time to think positively. With due respect, it’s the holiday season once again. With the holidays finally here, it’s time to put the negativity the Coronavirus has bestowed upon the country. Amtrak cannot wait to welcome its avid …

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The travelers’ checklist for all occasions

Yes, the Coronavirus has spread dramatically across all fifty states. It’s unfortunate, however, a vaccine approaching around the corner is encouraging Americans to breathe a little easier. The cruise lines will soon be returning to service, Disney’s theme parks will soon be returning to normal, and Americans can finally ride on trains and airplanes without …

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