Work with Me

I partner with luxury brands and travel media who are socially responsible, protect our planet, and connect with cultures and community.

“You bring new life to tried and true sites that most of us take for granted.”

Linda Higdon, Global Heart Journeys
Suzanne, Travel Brand Ambassador, Adventures of Empty Nesters

Brand Ambassador

As a brand ambassador, I am available for ambassadorships, influencer campaigns, video hosting, press trips and editorial writing contracts. I look for particular alignment with my partners, to make sure that you, me, and our audience will all benefit from our collaboration.


  • Allow me to be an excited voice of your company.
  • Transfer my honest enthusiasm of your brand to your selected audience.
  • Expand your visibility to my audience who trusts me to only the share the very best!

Travel Writer

As a travel writer, I write for your business' blog, or contribute to your site or publication. I offer a heartfelt, insider’s perspective of your business, tour or destination.


  • Take customers inside your brand to illuminate what you do so well.
  • To help all readers to come closer and get a better look at your incredible business (or story).
  • Share exciting news of your most recent product or tourist activities to your destination.

Here are a few of my latest collaborations!


Collette Travel

Nature in Iceland is so BIG, so incredible that it could be a challenge to capture it. However, Collette Travel brought their A-game and managed to capture the essence of the landscape and the sheer magnitude of our surroundings.

  • Pandora

    As travel brands start to move forward and discuss travel and the COVID pandemic. I was part of a video discussion hosted by Pandora. We discussed how to help travel brands going forward and offered opinions about each "life cycle" and their travel needs. I represented the Empty Nesters.
  • Collette Travel

    As a member of the Collette Travel Influencer Program, I will take you with me on my latest adventures! You can learn the inside scoop and the feel the emotion of every destination we travel to. Collette Travel is a third-generation, family-owned company celebrating 100 years! Come live the traveler’s life with me & Collette where tales of true adventure are created every day and the world is within your reach.
  • Oldways

    I was an honored guest of the most unique culinary tour in the Veneto Region of Italy. The trip was created by Oldways, a food & nutrition non- profit. These healthy experts have created one of a kind tours to celebrate the origin of healthy foods and offer education through participating chefs and cooking classes on each journey. Check their website for the next tour!
  • Viking River Cruises

    I partnered with Viking by taking Elegant Elbe, a cruise from Berlin, Germany to Prague, Czech Republic down the Elbe River.
  • Tourism Authority of Thailand

    With deepest appreciation to the TAT, I immersed myself in local food, golden shrines, floating markets and so much more. It was the trip of a lifetime and a must do for every traveler.
  • China Southern Airlines

    I traveled to Asia in style on an Airbus 330, the world’s largest double deck plane where we could lie down flat in our own comfy beds! There is no better way to fly!
  • Tuscan Women Cook

    I spent seven glorious days in the hills of Tuscany learning from local Nonas or grandmothers, hands-on cooking techniques, traveling the countryside, visiting local restaurants and wineries as well. In addition, I was part of a group of students in a class taught by Single Michelin Star, Dania Lucherini
  • Getting on Travel

    Part of the original team of travel writers, bloggers & photographers for the brand new online travel magazine who offer a fresh take on luxury for the over 50 traveler. This is the perfect “go-to ” place for up to the minute, unique travel information.
  • Rhea Footwear

    Do you know about the no-slip technology? I have had lots of success wearing their flip flops, boots and flats. They are stylish and comfortable and give me no problem walking on wet, slippery or unstable terrain.
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  • Expedia

    #SoCalSummer Series – Where will you go in So Cal this summer? Why not go to Pasadena and take a walk or go hiking?
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  •’s city walks are your best travel companions when visiting a new city. GPSmyCity.compublishes iOS and Android apps featuring self-guided city walks in 470+ cities worldwide.
  • The Container Store

    They asked us to be one of five expert travel bloggers to share our story and to share our best travel tips. In addition, they used our travel tips to encourage their customers and readers of Container Stories to pick their favorite tips and offer their own tip in order to be part of a drawing for a $500 Container Store Gift Card. How cool is that?
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  • Tri Star Products

    Infomercial for Tri Star Products – “The Perfect Cooker” – Created and demonstrated specific recipes for a brand new small appliance. Filmed video testimonial which was part of the 30-minute infomercial, which also featured
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  • Hospice Talk

    Video spokesperson for Hospice Talk – Hospice Talk is an information website dedicated to providing the most accurate, precise, and up-to-date information about end-of-life care. Click the logo above to view the video!
  • AARP Travel Center

    AARP Travel Center Powered by Expedia asked me to share my adventures in San Diego. All opinions, photographs, and details are my own.
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  • Odakyu

    Travel through Japan is made so easy with the many options offered by Odakyu. We had a blast traveling from Tokyo to the lovely and relaxing area of Hakone. Imagine being a passenger on an enormous Pirate Ship with views of Mt Fuji in the distance. Spectacular!
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  • Keihan

    As guests of Keihan we were able to get where we needed to go from hotel to shrine – so convenient! We strolled over to the train station which took us to the Sakamoto Cable Railway, the longest cable car route in Japan. We went straight to the peak of Mt Hiei offering gorgeous views of Lake Biwa, the largest fresh water lake in Japan.
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  • Visit Kansas City

    Is there really great food in Kansas City, Kansas? Absolutely! My friends at Visit Kansas City treated me and five other food writers to a thoughtfully planned, 1 1/2 day-feast, filled with tastes from bakeries, to snack foods, cocktails to bbq.
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    In an article titled "Here’s How These Empty Nesters Are Redefining Their Dream Homes", millions of readers read my interview by in partnership with Chase Home Lending. I shared my expertise in empty nester philosophies and strategies for a successful life transition.
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  • Private Ocean

    Private Ocean hosted a virtual presentation with travel writer, brand ambassador and culinary explorer, Suzanne Stavert, for a conversation about emerging hot spots, current COVID rules and restrictions, and other useful tips for smart traveling in the post-pandemic world.
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Want to partner with Adventures of Empty Nesters?

I partner with luxury brands and media who are socially responsible, protect our planet and connect with cultures and community.