Travel Stories

AARP Magazine
Baseball Road TripsJune 2024
Buying Travel at Warehouse ClubsMay 2024
European Cool-cationsMarch 2024
Whale Watching Guide for Western U.S. February 2024
Warm Weather Winter WonderlandsJan 2024
Alumni Football Tailgate TravelOct 2023
Travel to the Paris OlympicsAugust 2023
Language Study ToursJune 2023
The Slow Travel trendApril 2023
Fall foliage Quebec road tripOctober 2022
National Park Trip-PlanningMarch 2022
New TSA Airport TechnologiesFeb 2022
Should You Travel Now?       Jan 2022
The Slow Travel Trend           Jan 2022
Advice for Canceled Travels           Jan 2022
Covid Testing for Travel                    Dec 2021
Travel Gift Guide           Dec 2021
Holiday Travel Tips      Nov 2021
Travel Impact of Staff ShortagesOct 2021
Guide to Joshua Tree Nat’l ParkSept 2021
European Travel Tips During Covid Aug 2021
Minor League Baseball RoadtripsJuly 2021
U.S. Nat’l Parks’ Busy Summer June 2021
Guide to Gettysburg Nat’l ParkMay 2021
Visiting Pearl Harbor May 2021
New Orleans WWII MuseumMay 2021
Yosemite Travel GuideSept 2020
Guide to the Grand CanyonJuly 2020 
Exploring Japan’s re-openingDec 2022
Roadtrip on America’s Loneliest RoadDec 2021
The Twilight Zone of TransnistriaJan 2018 
Breeze Airways Expands NetworkFeb 2024
JetBlue-Spirit Airline Merger BlockedJan 2024
Qatar Airways CEO BriefingSept 2023
Finland’s Curious Coffee CultureJune 2017
Drinking Mead in Suzdal, RussiaFeb 2012
American Airlines Magazine
Great Bike Trips in the WestApril 2021
Bear-viewing Safari TripsJune 2021
Diablo Magazine
Skiing Vail & new luxe propertiesMarch 2023
Skiing Big Bear California         Dec 2021
Houseboating California Aug 2021
Shasta Lakes WeekenderMay 2021
Yosemite Winter Road TripFeb 2021
Mammoth California in Winter Jan 2021
Best SF Bay Area Bike RidesSept 2020
National Parks’ Junior RangersJune 2021 
Jetstar Airlines Magazine (Australia)
Hawaii Adventure Travel    Mar 2020
Best Beaches in Hawaii  Feb 2020
Hiking Volcanoes Nat’l Park, Hawaii June 2019
Los Angeles Times
Tucson’s Colossal Caves March 2019
Las Vegas Adventure Travel Oct 2018
Napa Sonoma Magazine
Wine Tasting at Abbot’s Passage Jan 2022 
Ride with Pro Cyclist in Sonoma June 2021
Napa Summer Music SceneMar 2020
Glamping in Sonoma & Napa CountyAug 2019
Adventure Travel in Wine Country June 2019
The Spirits of Sonoma     June 2018
National Parks Blog
Guide for RV Travel to Nat’l ParksSept 2020
Visiting Yosemite Like a Pro Oct 2020
Outside Magazine
Urban Hiking New York City   Aug, 2019
Saturday Evening Post
The Curious Saga of the UkuleleMay 2020
Sierra Club Magazine
E-Biking in the National Parks June, 2020
Biking New Zealand Nov 2018
Gear Review: Eco-friendly Fleece Jan 2018
Gear Review: “Maximalist” Running ShoesApril 2017
Subaru Magazine
Bookstore Roadtrips Sept 2021 
The Points Guy
Four great American train tripsOct 2022
Multi-generational travel planningSept 2022
The Wag Brigade: Airport therapy animalsAug 2022
Dark Sky Parks and Stargazing adviceJuly 2022
Lake Tahoe on a budgetJune 2022
2022 Business Travel TrendsMay 2022
My points strategy as a Management ConsultantApril 2022
TravelAge West
Adventure Travel in the USA  August 2021
Cancun’s Live Aqua Beach Resort   Sept 2019
Liverpool’s Hard Day’s Night HotelMay 2019
Skiing Lake Tahoe Sidecountry Feb 2019
Wizards at the Waterpark: MagiQuest cultureAugust 2023
Stargazing in ArizonaAugust 2023
Otherworldly FlagstaffMay 2023
Tucson Dude RanchesApril 2023
Baseball spring training in ArizonaMarch 2023
What’s new Lake Tahoe ski seasonJan 2023
Travel Market Report
How to Book Paris Olympic TravelSep 2023
Traveling Kentucky’s Bourbon TrailAugust 2023
Amtrak Cascades from Portland to VancouverJuly 2023
Club Med travel advisor tipsJune 2023
Gothenburg, Sweden destination guideMay 2023
New Hotel Curiosa in Sweden amusement parkMay 2023
Five great Dude Ranch vacationsApril 2023
Las Vegas for March MadnessFeb 2023
The new Club Med Charlevoix, QuebecFeb 2023
Exploring Great Wolf LodgesFeb 2023
New tours to JapanJan 2023
Travel Weekly
Vancouver Island AdventuresJan  2020
Slovenia Adventure Travels   Sept 2019
World Nomads
Travel in Tokyo & Kyoto, JapanNov 2022
Ski advice for JapanDec 2022
Adventure travel in SloveniaMay 2022
Avalanche and Snow Safety  Jan 2022
Dogsled AdventuresDec 2021
Six tips for visiting Norway May 2021
Hiking St. Vincent’s La SoufrierreDec 2019

Visit California 
California Road Trips guides                      Fall 2020
Gold Country Road Trip                              July 2020
Spring Skiing Highlights                              Feb 2020
Romantic Escapes In California                 Feb 2020
California 2020 Visitors Guide (print)     Jan 2020
Top Museums and Art shows for 2020    Jan 2020
20 Reasons to Visit California in 2020     Jan 2020
Five Tips for Family Ski Vacations             Dec 2019
Picking your Perfect Ski Mountain            Dec 2019
Holidays at California Theme Parks          Nov 2019
What’s New for California Skiing               Nov 2019
11 Californian Thanksgiving Feasts           Nov 2019

San Francisco Chronicle
Sonoma County’s Kala Ukulele               Oct 2019
San Luis Obispo’s Tech Boom                 May 2019

Kimkim Travel
British Columbia Travel Planning           Jan 2020
Regional Guide to British Columbia       March 2020                  

Endless Vacation Magazine
How to Beat the Heat in Scottsdale, AZ       July 2019
Fishing Lake Tahoe                                          April 2019
Tahoe’s Hidden Ski Gems                               December 2017

Canadian Traveller Magazine
Music Roadtrip through Georgia, USA          July 2019

Mountain Travel Sobek Blog
Why Adventure Travel is Good for You         June 2019

Private Clubs Magazine
Riverboating Vietnam-Cambodia  June 2019

Award Winners! 2019 Society of American Travel Writers
Judged by University of Missouri School of Journalism for SATW West

– “Best North American Travel Story Gold 
The Stairways of Pittsburgh, Southwest Airlines Magazine   Oct 2018
“Best International Travel Story  Silver
a               Jan 2018                                       

Award Winner!  Travel Classics Competition 
Beneath the Surface: the Murals of Montreal                      Feb 2019

New Zealand Herald
Exploring Chicago’s Museums                                                 Feb 2019

Alaska Airlines Magazine
Spotlight on San Jose, CA                         March 2020
San Jose: From Robots to Ramen:                   March 2019
Elyse Saugstad, World Champion Freeskier:  Feb 2019
Sports Tourism:                                                    May 2018
Mammoth Lakes Hiking:                                    March 2018
Arizona Spring Training Baseball:                    March 2018
California Tourism–From Grapes to Space:   Jan 2018
Airstream Camping in Yosemite:                               2016

2019 Travel Guide to California
Sections on Lake Tahoe, Mammoth, and Summer & Winter Outdoor Adventures

Private Clubs Magazine
Sailing the BVIs post-Hurricane:    Jan 2019
Adventure Cruise to Alaska:             Jan 2019
Fishing in Cabo, Mexico:                  March 2018
Hiking Peru’s Sacred Valley             March, 2017

Mountain Travel Sobek
Hiking Japan: 50th Anniversary story series  Dec 2018
Solo Volcano, Indonesia:                                    March 2017

South Florida Luxury Guide
Luxury New Zealand: May 2018

Finland’s Coffee Culture June 26, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle
Craft Distilleries of Sonoma County April 19, 2017
The Taverns of Amador County Feb 2017

Chicago Tribune
Riding at the Dude Ranch March 3, 2017
Arizona Spring Training with the Chicago Cubs  Feb 14, 2017
Skiing Canada’s Powder Highway Feb 7, 2017

BBC Travel
Samurai dreams in hiking Japan, Jan 2017

National Geographic Traveler Magazine
Sip Your Way Through Colombia Coffee Towns June 2016

Yahoo Travel
To Hunt or Not to Hunt  a 2016 SATW Lowell Thomas Gold Medal award-winning story