Bridget Gleeson Travel Writer

Bridget Gleeson
The High/Low Traveler
What I Instagrammed Vs. What Was Really Happening
What I Instagrammed Vs. What Was Really Happening

In travel, as in life, there’s a comical contrast between the images we choose to share — and everything else that’s happening outside the frame.

On the road: Brazil
On the road: Brazil

Revisiting ‘terra da felicidade’ (the land of happiness) for Lonely Planet.

High-low traveler: weekend notebook
High-low traveler: weekend notebook

From a five-star hotel in Uruguay to the villas (slums) of Buenos Aires? Now that’s my kind of work week.

The High-Low Traveler: Evening at the theatre
The High-Low Traveler: Evening at the theatre

Velvet ropes, champagne and ballerinas at the State Opera House in Prague – for less than the price of a movie ticket in New York?

The High/Low Traveler
The High/Low Traveler

I’m a high/low traveler – at least when it comes to work. I stay in five-star hotels and backpacker hostels. I like chocolate crème brûlée as much as I like the candy bars sold in German vending machines.