Erica Swallow

Erica Swallow

Tech journalist and entrepreneur.

Erica Swallow is a status quo wrecker, entrepreneur, and technology/education journalist. Her thoughts have been published in Forbes, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications.

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48 Hours in Milan

Offering top-notch art, culture, history and food, Milan is the perfect spot for a weekend of urban exploration.

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Top 3 Innovative Sites For Discovering Wine

To the average eye, the wine industry appears to be a slow-moving beast, shy of technological innovation and fond of tradition. The past decade, though, has given way to a number of innovations in winemaking, wine distribution and customer-facing communications.

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Top 8 Cupcake Shops in NYC

I made it my mission to scope out and rank the best cupcake shops in the Big Apple over the past year. Here are my top eight picks.

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Treasure Hunting at Mauerpark Flea Market, Berlin

With plenty of entertainment, shopping and food options, Mauerpark is the perfect place to spend a Sunday afternoon.

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A Look At Long Island's Wölffer Estate Vineyard

If you’re looking for a relaxing vino escape while in the Hamptons, head to Wölffer Estate Vineyards, located in Bridgehampton in the South Fork of Suffolk County, New York.

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Clärchens Ballhaus: Dancing The Night Away in 1920′s Berlin

Located in Berlin’s central district of Mitte, Clärchens Ballhaus is a privately owned dance hall and restaurant that dates back to 1913.

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Fashion's Night Out NYC in Pictures

While there were a number of must-see FNO events in New York City, fashionistas and shopaholics only had five hours to get around to everything. Here's a photo recap of my adventure.

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How to Learn Winemaking in NYC

While 89% of U.S. wine production takes place in California, a new trend is making its way to center stage: urban winemaking.

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Pursuitist Editor Helen Rosner – Exclusive Interview

We caught up with Editor Helen Rosner, who filled us in on her favorite cookbooks, restaurants and recipes, and even let us in on what’s new at

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The Essential New York Times Cookbook Author Amanda Hesser - Exclusive Interview

We recently caught up with Amanda Hesser, author of "The Essential New York Times Cookbook," to hear the latest on her adventures and get her recommendations for the best places and things in the cooking world.

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Top 5 Views You Can't Miss in Shanghai

Shanghai's focus on tourism has led way to the creation of some of the most beautiful urban landscapes in China. Here are five views you won’t want to miss on your next trip to Shanghai.

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Wine Expert Anthony Giglio – Exclusive Interview

Anthony Giglio is a wine expert that wears many hats – he’s a sommelier, journalist, author and educator all wrapped in one.