About Travis

Travis Seward

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Travis has more than a decade of experience in print and online travel publishing. Before 10Best, he was a designer, consultant, importer and administrator in the international textile and decorative accessories industries. When a friend invited him on a 23-day exploration of Guatemala, the travel bug hit! He’s now traveled to more than 200 cities and 26 countries to soak in the culture, meet the people and sample the foods that make a place unique. Whether a day-trip to a local festival or an extended journey abroad, Travis is always planning the next jaunt. Outside of work, he indulges in various creative projects, enjoys theater and the arts, hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains and frequently visits Charleston and the South Carolina coast. But food is his passion!  Whether at home or away, you’ll find him planning a meal, baking for friends, tracking down a hole-in-the wall ethnic restaurant or sipping champagne before savoring a seven-course tasting menu.

Special Interests

Travis knows a lot about:

  • Art & Architecture
  • Food
  • Textiles



Articles by Travis Seward

  • 10 Best Art You Must See in Public Places

    10 Best Art You Must See in Public Places
    September 21, 2012

    The art that a community chooses for its public places—the people, events, ideas, and aesthetics that are memorialized, celebrated, and commemorated—expresses the character of the locale. Here is a collection of public art from my travels that linger meaningfully in my memory.

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  • Cocktails Make the Movies More Fun

    Cocktails Make the Movies More Fun
    February 24, 2012

    Move Over, Popcorn - cocktails are here. Nothing beats the glitz and glamor of Hollywood. The movies allow us to escape reality and be entertained and inspired. These cocktails celebrate the Academy Awards and its nominees.  Dress up, mix a drink and sit back to relive your movie memories.

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  • Anthony Bourdain's Top Five Travel Tips

    Anthony Bourdain's Top Five Travel Tips
    December 9, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain - chef, author, and host - offers his top 5 travel tips on how to survive travel nightmares, and make the most of any trip. Here are Anthony’s TOP FIVE TIPS to make holiday travel less hassle, and more fun!

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  • Eastern Allure: Food and Culture in Korea

    Eastern Allure: Food and Culture in Korea
    September 30, 2011

    In the spirit of American Thanksgiving, which celebrates with abundant tables and extended families, our 10Best editors are venturing away from Western traditions briefly and showcasing food and dining in South Korea. The delicious Asian fare, whether eaten on the street, in a restaurant, or at home, revels in zesty spices, fresh produce and seafood, and an age-old culture that honors communal dining and established protocols among people of different ages and classes.


    We'll introduce you to the authentic fast foods of street vendors and then take you inside to restaurants and gatherings of friends and colleagues. Discover the dishes and practices that make South Korea a destination for all seasons.

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  • Tour Napa and Sonoma Valleys as a Romantic

    Tour Napa and Sonoma Valleys as a Romantic
    September 24, 2011

    Characterized by glorious, open landscapes, a fascination with viticulture, and life experienced in tandem with nature, California's Wine Country is America's homage to Italy. Authenticity is paramount, both in food and living, and small, independent enterprises illustrate the cause. Napa and Sonoma promise escapes to a simpler era, and their dedication to quality and agrarian ideals draws folks who crave a return to an idealized imagining of life, even when it's the brief-but-sustaining excursion of a honeymoon, anniversary, or late-captured weekend.

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  • The 10 Most Romantic Honeymoons

    The 10 Most Romantic Honeymoons
    March 1, 2008

    Honeymoon Getaways – World-class destinations to begin your married life. Don't let the season limit where you celebrate romance. 10Best presents ten romantic places to enhance your newly-wedded bliss.

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