A distinguished journalist for more than 15 years, Scott was the founding editor of Houstonia, as well as the award-winning magazine Portland Monthly, Oregon’s highest-selling magazine for more than a decade. He has also been a writer and editor on staff at two of the country’s finest newspapers, the New York Times and the Washington Post

Travel

Has Singapore Airlines Conquered Jetlag?

Our ethically-challenged correspondent investigates.

03/20/2017 By Scott Vogel

Open Road

They Say Life’s a Journey, Not a Destination. They Lie.

Traveling the 1,600 miles from Houston to Los Angeles by train is not for the faint of heart. Or for anyone.

02/20/2017 By Scott Vogel

News

Gross Anatomy: In This Political Climate, When Are We Right to Feel Disgusted?

A look into the season’s most-cited emotion

11/21/2016 By Scott Vogel

Politics

How Donald Trump Lost One of His Biggest Hispanic Supporters

It’s not Donald Trump’s positions but his convictions—or lack thereof—that worry former supporter Jacob Monty.

09/22/2016 By Scott Vogel

Open Road

Houstonasia: Traveling Abroad with Your Texas Mom

Once upon a time there was a son who dreamed of taking a trip to Asia with his mother, who did not want to go.

09/19/2016 By Scott Vogel

Travel

At the Park Hotel Tokyo, the Art is the Deal

When life gives you lemons, redo the walls.

07/13/2016 Photography by Scott Vogel

Open Road

Russian Roulette: On Moscow and Mixed Feelings

To go or not to go. That is the question.

06/20/2016 By Scott Vogel

Sea Swell Sea Shells

Malacological Mayhem on Florida’s Gulf Coast

“Warning: Militant Sheller. Step away from that junonia and nobody gets hurt.”

03/31/2016 By Scott Vogel

Tex-Mex on Flight

Steaks on a Plane

Fajitas at 39,000 feet? Singapore Airlines thinks it’s an idea whose time has come.

03/31/2016 By Scott Vogel

From the folks who brought you Houstonia

Inaugural Issue of Love Wins Texas Weddings Hits Newsstands

Our newest twice-yearly publication launches.

02/23/2016 By Scott Vogel

Cooking

In Hyde Park, a Culinary Boot Camp Awaits

Chefs travel from around the world to sharpen their skills at the CIA—and you can too.

02/05/2016 By Scott Vogel

Swiss Trips

A Night in the Museum

Zurich’s best hotel raises hospitality to the level of art.

01/06/2016 By Scott Vogel

Travel

New Zealand, Far and Away Houston’s Most Exciting Getaway

Houston’s latest nonstop destination is miles beyond the rest.

11/29/2015 By Scott Vogel

'Stros

Orange is the New Crack

Face it. In this baseball-mad city, you aren’t getting anything done today.

10/12/2015 By Scott Vogel

Go 'Stros

The Remarkables

A perennially underestimated city gets the team it deserves.

10/07/2015 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Sprigs of Sage Advice

Answering three philosophical questions.

09/29/2015 By Scott Vogel

HERO

The Decent Place

Late-night thoughts on listening to opponents of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

09/14/2015 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Don’t Let Your Car Choose the Restaurant

What do North Italia and Fluff Bake Bar have in common? Look out your car window.

09/01/2015 By Scott Vogel

Bayougraphy

For Carlos Correa, the Future is Now

The young Astro’s rise has been as sudden as it has been stunning—and he’s playing the game the only way he knows how.

09/01/2015 By Scott Vogel

Indecision 2016

Vetting Ted Cruz’s Presidential Resumé

We read the Republican presidential candidate's book (well, the Houston parts, anyway) so you don’t have to.

09/01/2015 By Scott Vogel