Christopher Elliott is an award-winning author, consumer advocate and journalist. His investigative reporting on behalf of readers, often against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, has earned him a reputation as "every consumer's best friend." A leading travel expert and USA Today columnist, Christopher is the author of "How To Be The World's Smartest Traveler (and Save Time, Money, & Hassle)" published by National Geographic. In this episode, Christopher shares his nomadic one way ticket (which he's on now!), plus talks about consumer service, mistakes made when planning travel, packing tips, underrated travel destinations in the U.S., the appeal of Oregon and more. Christopher is just one of the extraordinary guests featured on The One Way Ticket Show, where Host Steven Shalowitz explores with his guests where they'd go if given a one way ticket, no coming back! Destinations may be in the past, present, future, real, imaginary or a state of mind. Steven's guests have included: Legendary Talk Show Host, Dick Cavett; Law Professor, Alan Dershowitz; Broadcast Legend, Charles Osgood; International Rescue Committee President & CEO, David Miliband; Grammar Girl, Mignon Fogarty; Journalist-Humorist-Actor Mo Rocca; Film Maker, Muffie Meyer; Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.; Abercrombie & Kent Founder, Geoffrey Kent; Travel Expert, Pauline Frommer, as well as leading photographers, artists, writers and more.