Spring 2008

The B&B and Country Inn MarketPlace is pleased to reintroduce Maxine Pinson to the readers of our magazine.  Maxine was a columnist for our magazine between 2000-2005, and she is the author of The INNside Scoop: "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Bed & Breakfast Inns" (a book published by us.)
During the past forty years, Maxine has been a guest at approximately 500 B&Bs and country inns throughout the US, Canada, and seven European countries.  She began her travel writing in 1994 while publishing a parenting newspaper.  After giving up her newspaper in 1995, she began writing inn reviews for The INNside Scoop (www.innsidescoop.com), a bi-annual B&B newsletter which she also edits and publishes. Maxine is assisted by her daughter, Malyssa, who serves as associate editor of The INNside Scoop and has co-authored three different editions of Lowcountry Delights Cookbook and Travel Guide with her mother since 2002.

Beginning with this edition of The B&B and Country Inn MarketPlace Guide, Maxine will be providing a full-page inn review (newly visited B&Bs or ones recently appearing in The INNside Scoop B&B newsletter), a page recognizing B&Bs that have been named by The INNside Scoop as "Inns Extraordinaire," 2 B&B recipes (from inns visited by Maxine serving extra good breakfasts), and selected excerpts from her B&B book - the only one of its kind available.

Maxine lives in the historic district of Savannah, GA - Georgia's B&B capitol - with her husband Bill and their retired greyhound, Barrister.



Online Editor
Anna Treece