Seth Kugel is the author of Rediscovering Travel: A Guide for the Globally Curious. It’s an informal philosophy of travel developed while he was the “Frugal Traveler” columnist for the New York Times from 2010 – 2016. He is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Travel section and to AARP.org, among other publications. Seth is also host of the Portuguese-language YouTube Channel “Amigo Gringo” which is approaching 500,000 followers.
Prior to the “Frugal Traveler”, Seth lived in São Paulo as the Brazil correspondent for the GlobalPost while also contributing to the New York Times, the Washington Post and Wallpaper magazine.
From 2001 – 2005, Seth covered the Bronx for the City Weekly section of the New York Times. He is also the co-author of Nueva York: A Complete Guide to Latin Life in the Five Boroughs.