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?  


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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