Susan J. Young
A veteran of more than 300 ocean, river and expedition cruises, Susan J. Young serves as senior contributing editor for the Pavlus Travel Blog. A highly experienced journalist and travel writer, she's traveled to more than 90 countries and covered all aspects of travel -- cruises, airlines, tours, resorts/hotels, travel insurance and destinations. During her career, Young's articles have appeared in the Sunday Times of London,, AAA Carolinas, Travel Agent magazine, Caribbean Travel & Life, multiple airline inflight magazines,,, Florida Living, Porthole, the Ledger (a New York Times-owned publication in Lakeland, FL), and many other publications. Currently, Young serves as senior contributing editor-cruises for Questex Media's trade-focused, Luxury Travel Advisor and Previous gigs include Southeastern U.S./Florida bureau chief for Travel Agent magazine; director of public relations-marketing for US Airways; aviation freelance writer for a McGraw-Hill Aviation Week Group publication; and newspaper reporter for the Lancaster Sunday News and Lebanon Daily News, both in PA. Young previously won the B. F. Goodrich Award as "Journalist of the Year" as judged by the U.K.'s Royal Aeronautical Society.