NBC New York Nonstop

Take an Imagination Vacation: Scandinavia & Spain

NBC New York: “Today in New York”

Good Coffee, Great Baguettes, and Even Better Wine: Montreal

‘Round the World with a Tub of Popcorn in your Lap

Philadelphia: Where the Wild Things Are

From New York, Adventure is Closer than You Think

All Airline Seats are not Created Equal


AnneLise hosts a daily Backyard Travel TV segment, where she interviews travel experts, authors, and adventurers from around the world. Recent guests: Chef Todd English, Van Halen rocker Sammy Hagar, filmmaker Ken Burns, the gangster stars of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, NY Times Frugal Traveler, and bestselling Irish author Roddy Doyle. AnneLise also reports on everything from couchsurfing, nude beaches, rums of Puerto Rico, and Central Park celebrity tours, to travel news and tips, like how to nab the best seat on the plane. For more: Go to and search “Backyard Travel.

Sweet Retreat to Pennsylvania

Retro Travel: Hit the Road – Old-School Style

On-Location Vacations

Spain in New York: The Top Tapas in Town

Culinary Travel: It’s Chefs – not Spies – at the CIA in Hyde Park


Wine Glass around Neck. Garden Yeti. Cat Toilet. Yes, we’re talking about SkyMall, the catalogue of kitsch in the sky. I went to LaGuardia Airport to learn more:

Unique Boutique hotels? AnneLise chats with the Founder of

AnneLise talks with a Glassbowing Guru from Urban Glass in Brooklyn

Get wordy. From Dorothy Parker to Eloise: NY’s Best Literary Hotels

Diski Dancing! Bafana, Bafana! Bunny Chow! Celebrate South Africa in NYC


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Head to the islands – off Manhattan

Urban Cowboy for the Day

Naked in the Northeast: Nude Beaches

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Next stop? The slums. The rise of reality travel

The Unemployed Guide to Travel

Bellydance your way across New York

The Travel Talk Show with AnneLise: How Travel can Enrich Your Life!

Life at 30,000 feet: I chat with flight attendant & author Heather Poole at LaGuardia Airport. Tune in for galley gossip!