Irene Middleman Thomas

Freelance travel journalist who specializes in writing on just about everything. 

Insatiable curiosity, energy and enthusiasm blended with creativity and a thirst for the unknown define me. I'm a writer you can depend on to promote you, your destination, your interests, and your passions. My awards include: Pluma de Plata - Mexico's highest honor for travel writing, Postal Life's Writer of Distinction, Buffalo, New York Travel Story of the Year. My published stories have appeared in 100+ print and digital outlets. I also offer Spanish/English translation work. 


Baltimore Sun

Bergen Record

Calgary Herald

Cedar Rapids Gazette

Chicago Tribune

Cleveland Plain-Dealer

Denver Post

Desert Sun

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Houston Chronicle

Kansas City Star

Miami Herald

Montreal Gazette

New Orleans Time Picayune

Pueblo Chieftain

Regina Leader-Post

San Antonio Express-News

Sun Sentinel

Toronto Star

Vancouver Sun



About Town Magazines

Adventure Cyclist

Bicycle Adventures Magazine

Breckenridge Magazine

Broadmoor Magazine

Colorado Life

Colorado Parent

Costco Connection

Fort Collins Lifestyle

Creative Living


EnCompass AAA

Endless Vacations


Harbors Inflight


Home & Latino

Ladies Home Journal

Out of Denver






Taste of Home

Third Coast Digest

Travel Age West

US Air Inflight 

Wild Blue Yonder

Women's Adventures



Lauri's Lemonade Stand 

A Positivity Podcast for Women with a focus on serving women into the next chapter of their lives in a determined and fun way.


GEOCACHING!  Irene Thomas is a  an incredible freelance writer who recently wrote an article about Geocaching for The Costco Connection and I thought, “people should learn how to do this!”  It’s fun, it’s easy to get started and something you can do by yourself or with your family or even small groups.  Check out this episode and let me know your “geonick” once you’re signed up!

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