Julie L. Kessler
lawyer traveler writer

News

Heading to Fiji on Fiji Airways

Feb. 11, 2020

Here is my story on Fiji Airways new (and marvelous) A350-900 XWB with daily non-stop service from LAX to Nadi that featured this morning in MoneyInc

https://moneyinc.com/eight-reasons-to-fly-fiji-airways-business-class-to-fiji/
tagged: #FijiAirways

Fun in Fiji

Feb. 10, 2020

My story on Fabulous Fiji appeared in yesterday's edition of The Vancouver Courier.

https://www.vancourier.com/living/fabulous-fiji-1.24069407
tagged: #Fiji #FijiAirways

Magnficient Melbourne

Feb. 10, 2020

My feature on magnificent Melbourne appeared on February 2, 2020 in The San Francisco Examiner.  

https://www.sfexaminer.com/entertainment/four-days-in-magnificent-melbourne/
tagged: #Melbourne

Amused on Silversea's Muse

Feb. 10, 2020

My story on Silversea's luxury Muse sailing from Singapore to Sydney appeared on the front page of The Honolulu Star-Advertiser's Travel Section on Sunday, January 26, 2020.

https://www.staradvertiser.com/2020/01/26/travel/couple-explores-sights-between-2-countries-on-silverseas-newest-ship/
tagged: #Silversea

Six Reasons to Cruise on The Muse

Jan. 9, 2020

If you are thinking about luxury cruising, take a gander at this story which appeared in MoneyInc. Happy Travels!

https://moneyinc.com/six-reasons-to-cruise-on-silverseas-silver-muse/
tagged: Silversea

Sensational Singapore

Jan. 5, 2020

If you are heading to Singapore, you will want to take a gander at my story in today's print and digital edition's of The San Francisco Examiner. Happy Travels!

https://www.sfexaminer.com/entertainment/three-sensational-days-in-singapore/
tagged:

Sailing on Silversea's Silver Muse

Dec. 28, 2019

My story on Silversea Silver Muse sailing from Singapore to Sydney appeared in yesterday's edition of The San Francisco Examiner.

https://www.sfexaminer.com/features/travel-sailing-from-singapore-to-sydney-in-luxury/
tagged: Silversea, Muse

Carpe form in Cabo

Dec. 25, 2019

If looking for a Cabo all-inclusive Velas, maybe just the ticket. Here is my feature in today's edition of The San Francisco Examiner. And to those who celebrate Christmas may it be happy and healthy. 

https://www.sfexaminer.com/entertainment/carpe-diem-in-san-jose-del-cabo/
tagged: Velas, San Jose Del Cabo

Frommer's Travel Show

Dec. 15, 2019

My third time as a guest on the Frommer's Travel Channel - this time talking about Uganda's Mountain Gorillas. My interview starts at minute 11:45. Happy travels.

https://frommers.podbean.com/e/the-frommers-travel-show-for-sunday-december-15th-hour-1/

Holiday Gifts for the Traveler in your life

Dec. 8, 2019

If you are looking for a holiday gift or stocking stuffer for the traveler in your life, here are a few good choices for 2019. This story appeared in the Sunday edition of The San Francisco Examiner.

https://www.sfexaminer.com/entertainment/holiday-gift-ideas-for-the-traveler-in-your-life/

Beyond the bungalow

Nov. 3, 2019

Heaven on earth?! If you are looking for paradise, look no further than my feature travel story in today's edition of The San Francisco Examiner.  

https://www.sfexaminer.com/entertainment/beyond-the-bungalow/
tagged: Rangiroa, Huahine, Tetiaroa, The Brando,

For the love of jewelry

Oct. 27, 2019

If jewelry floats your boat, Jaipur is the place to go. Here is my feature travel story on Jaipur in today's edition of The San Francisco Examiner. Happy travels!

https://www.sfexaminer.com/entertainment/the-joy-of-jewelry-in-jaipur/

Thinking about India?

Oct. 13, 2019

The story of my remarkable trip on the Ganges River appeared in the print and digital editions of The SF Examiner. Happy Travels. 

https://www.sfexaminer.com/entertainment/gallivanting-on-the-ganges/

Blue Pacific bliss Brando style

Oct. 6, 2019

My story on The Brando appeared in today’s edition of The Vancouver Courier. Carbon neutral, gorgeous and a slice a French Polynesian heaven. Marlon’s dream realized. Happy travels!

https://www.vancourier.com/living/blue-pacific-bliss-brando-style-1.23967141
tagged: The Brando, Tetiaroa, French Polynesia

Paradise found

Oct. 2, 2019

Paradise was definitively found on Tetiaroa at The Brando in French Polynesia. A truly unforgettable experience. 

https://moneyinc.com/the-brando-in-french-polynesia/
tagged: The Brando, Tetiaroa, French Polynesia

Culture, Belugas and bears

Sep. 23, 2019

My feature story on Winnipeg and the polar bears of the Churchill region in sub-Artic Canada appeared in yesterday's print and digital edition of The San Francisco Examiner. Happy travels! 

https://www.sfexaminer.com/entertainment/birds-belugas-and-bears-oh-my/
tagged: Winnipeg, Churchill Wild

The American Dream of DAOU Vineyards

Sep. 21, 2019

My story on the magnificent Paso Robles' DAOU Vineyards was featured this past Sunday in the print and digital editions of The San Francisco Examiner. If you cannot get to Paso in person to visit this beautiful part of California, make sure to find and enjoy DAOU's fabulous wines.

https://www.sfexaminer.com/entertainment/an-american-dream-realized-in-paso-robles-daou-vineyards-winery/
tagged: DAOU Vineyards, Paso Robles, Allegretto,

The oasis that is Ojai

Aug. 19, 2019

If you are thinking about going to Ojai, here are a few ideas on what to enjoy while there from my print and digital story in The San Francisco Examiner.

https://www.sfexaminer.com/entertainment/the-oasis-that-is-ojai/
tagged: #Ojai, #The Ojai Ranch House

2019 Lexus GX 460 Review

Aug. 8, 2019

If you’re thinking of buying a new SUV, check out my review of the Lexus GX460 in MoneyInc. 

https://moneyinc.com/the-2019-lexus-gx460-luxury-review-big-comfortable-and-dependable/
tagged: 2019 Lexus GX460

Marvelous Montreal

Aug. 4, 2019

If you are thinking of heading to the great city of Montreal, take a gander at my story in today's edition of The San Francisco Examiner. Happy Travels!

https://www.sfexaminer.com/entertainment/three-marvelous-days-in-montreal/
tagged: Montreal