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Guilty Pleasures: The Travel Secrets of Patrick McMullan

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Patrick McMullan is the most respected social photographer in New York City. Linda Fargo once said, “If Patrick’s not there to document a party, then it does not exist,” it´s that simple. Patrick’s latest venture is PMc Magazine; this magazine is a venue for showcasing New York City movers and shakers.


What’s your best travel experience?

Went with my family on a tour of Europe in a Caravan in the 1970s


What’s your worst travel experience?

Delta Airlines wouldn’t check my luggage to Miami because I arrived at 1205 for a 1pm flight. I was 5 min late for check-in and the plane didn’t leave for 6 hrs. later (it was a snowstorm out too).


Favorite little detail about a hotel?

Free Internet, good pillows, dark curtains


What is your favorite way to travel?

By Car


What’s your must-bring item?

A camera, naturally


What’s the best travel advice you’ve ever received?

Start packing early


Favorite meal?

A complimentary one


Favorite buy? Where?

Vintage photographs at antique fairs


What would you stock your minibar with?

Vitamin water


Your top three list of places to visit next?

Ireland, South Africa, The Thousand Islands and upstate NY.


Ideal travel partner (alive or dead) and why?

Beth DeWoody cause she always knows where to go and is a lot of fun.


Guilty splurge?

Ice cream


Sunset or sunrise?  

Sunset


Name a travel destination where you thought: I could stay here forever.

I love everywhere I go, but always want to go home eventually. I loved Sydney Australia a lot it’s the Longest I was ever away from New York City, come to think of it NYC would win.



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