The Maine Travel Maven occasionally invites posts from other professional travel and/or food writers and soon will be introducing a regular Portland-based contributor who brings a wealth of reporting experience. More on her, soon.


Arizona-based Jackie Dishner, author of Backroads & Byways of Arizona and contributor to magazines including American Way, Sunset, Western Living, and Wine Enthusiast, shared her experiences on Peaks Island.

Renowned accessible and barrier-free travel expert Candy Harrington offered a review of Freeport’s Harraseekett Inn.