Julie L. Kessler
lawyer traveler writer


Eight Reasons to Cruise with Silversea's New Silver Nova

Sep. 20, 2023

If you need any more reasons to sail with Silversea, read this story on Silvesea's gorgeous new Silver Nova in today's edition of Money Inc.

tagged: Silversea, Silver Nova

Barefoot Luxury in Costa Rica

Sep. 5, 2023

Another story of mine on Costa Rica's ultra-luxe Villa Avellana appeared in today's edition of Luxe Beat Magazine.

tagged: Villa Avellana

The Allure of Costa Rica’s Villa Avellana

Sep. 2, 2023

Read about the Costa Rican luxury Villa Avellana available for full buy-outs in my story in Money Inc. 


Three perfect days in Venice

Aug. 24, 2023

Read my story on traveling in Venice during the summer in today's edition of Money Inc. 

tagged: St. Regis

Silversea is Redefining Ultra-Luxury Cruising

Aug. 22, 2023

Silversea made quite a splash last week in Italy debuting is elegant new Silver Nova. Other luxury cruise lines will be green with envy as Silver Nova is not only drop dead gorgeous but also far more enviromentally friendly than other ships. Read my story in today's edition of Money Inc.

tagged: Silversea, Silver Nova

Capital of Cool

Aug. 21, 2023

If you are looking for a slice of Europe that has the charm of yesteryear yet boasts a modern, green forward walkable capital, great restaurants, and friendly locals without the massive crowds plaguing the rest of the continent, you’ll want to put Ljubljana and environs high on your list. Read my story in today's edition of Money Inc.

tagged: Ljubljana

Silversea’s New Silver Nova

Aug. 15, 2023

For the trade, here is a first look at Silversea's newest fleet member, the Silver Nova. 

tagged: Silversea, Silver Nova

Where Panache Meets the Pacific

Jul. 27, 2023

You can read about Southern California's truly wonderful Terranea Resort in my feature today in Money Inc. 

tagged: Terranea

Gliding along with French Country Waterways

Jul. 24, 2023

My story on my recent French barge cruise was reprinted in AvidCruiser.

tagged: French Country Waterways

A conversation with Iceland's Ambassador to Norway

Jul. 18, 2023

I had the opprtunity to recently meet with Iceland's Ambassador to Norway while in Oslo. You can read the story in today's edition of Money Inc.

tagged: Iceland, Norway

48 Hours at 25 Hours Hotel Paris

Jul. 17, 2023

If you're taking the Eurostar to Paris from London or vice-versa, you may wish to hang your hat at 25Hours Hotel Paris Terminus Nord. Read on in today's edition of Money Inc. 

tagged: 25Hours Hotel Paris Terminus Nord

Barge Cruising in France

Jul. 14, 2023

Just in time for Bastille Day! There is nothing quite like the barge cruising in France with French Country Waterways. Read on in Money Inc and salivate.

tagged: French Country Waterways, Champagne

Three Perfect Days in Oslo

Jul. 10, 2023

Oslo is glorious in the summer. Read my story of three perfect days there in Money Inc.  

tagged: Oslo, Sombrero House Hotel

Coasting Along California's Central Coast

Jun. 13, 2023

If you love dogs, good food and great wines, read this story on California's Central Coast in yesterday's edition of Money Inc.

tagged: Vespera, DAOU

An Extraordinary Eating Extravaganza

Jun. 5, 2023

Delectable food and wines are often part of any upper premium or luxury cruise.  Atlas Ocean Voyages has taken this idea and gone one step further. You can read the story in Avid Cruiser. 

tagged: Atlas Ocean Voyages

Epicurean Expeditions in the Mediterranean

Jun. 1, 2023

My story on Atlas Ocean Adventures new Epicurean Expedition in the Mediterranean appeared in today's edition of Money Inc. 

tagged: Atlas Ocean Adventures

Oceania Cruises New Vista Makes a Shining Debut

May 27, 2023

My Oceania Cruises Vista feature story was an Editor's Pick and appeared in Luxe Beat Magazine. Vista is an elegant new ship, Oceania's first new build in a decade and well worth the wait.  

tagged: Oceania Cruises, Vista,

Oceania Unveils its Newest Ship, the Allure Class Vista

May 13, 2023

I spent a week aboard Oceania Cruises new Vista on its inaugural voyage. You can read my story in Money Inc  in the attached link. 

tagged: Oceania Cruises, Vista,

Discover Vista, Oceania Cruises' First Ship in a Decade

May 11, 2023

This article written for the trade in Insider Travel Report is on Oceania Cruises lovely new Vista. 

tagged: Oceania Cruises, Vista