Sandra Bornstein


Sandy Bornstein is a Colorado-based, award-winning travel writer who focuses on active adventures, food, history, family travel, and Jewish culture. Sandy’s award-winning book, May This Be the Best Year of Your Life, is a resource for people contemplating an expat lifestyle and living outside their comfort zone. Sandy and her husband, Ira, divide their time between the Front Range, the mountains, and traveling. Whenever possible they spend time with their four adult sons and their families which includes 6 grandchildren. Follow Sandy’s adventures at


The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) announced the winners of the 31st Annual NATJA Travel Media Awards Competition. Awards were made to publications, travel journalists and photographers, and destination marketing organizations. Category 160: Travel Book or Guide Gold Award: Moon Travel Guides, “Moon

Educator and travel writer Sandra Bornstein (A&S ex’78; MEdu’05), published 100 Things to Do in Boulder Before You Die in September 2022. She also is author of the travel memoir May This Be the Best Year of Your Life. Sandra

Today we’d like to introduce you to Sandy Bornstein. Alright, so thank you so much for sharing your story and insight with our readers. To kick things off, can you tell us a bit about how you got started? Shortly after relocating