Julie L. Kessler
lawyer traveler writer


2019 Volvo XC90 Review

Jan. 3, 2019

My review of the 2019 Volvo XC90 T8 E-AWD appeared in today's edition of MoneyInc.

tagged: 2019 Volvo XC90 T8 E-AWD,

The American Riviera

Dec. 27, 2018

Whether before, during or after the holidays, you can never go wrong with the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara.


Travel to the Kingdom of Bhutan and to Sri Lanka

Dec. 17, 2018

This radio show where I was the guest discussing travel to Bhutan and Sri Lanka first aired on American Forces Radio. Sit back and travel with me for 20 minutes.

tagged: Bhutan, Sri Lanka

Branching out a bit: Review of Range Rover Sport HSE Td6

Dec. 10, 2018

From luxury travel to legal commentary, I am now branching out a bit and covering luxury cars too! Fun! My review on the Range Rover Sport HSE Td6, a wonderful drive, appeared in today's edition of MoneyInc.


The Rolls-Royce Factory in Goodwood, England

Dec. 4, 2018

My story on the Rolls-Royce factory in Goodwood, England appears in today's edition of MoneyInc


London at the Centenary

Dec. 2, 2018

My story "London at the Centenary" appeared in today's edition of The SF Examiner.


Sitting down with the Bailiff of the Bailiwick of Guernsey

Nov. 30, 2018

My interview with Sir Richard John Collas, the Bailiff and highest judicial officer of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, Channel Islands, appeared in today's edition of The LA Daily Journal and syndicated to The SF Daily Journal.

tagged: Bailiwick of Guernsey, Sir Richard John Collas,

Holiday Gift Ideas

Nov. 26, 2018

My story on holiday gift ideas for the travelers in your life appeared in today's edition of MoneyInc.



Finding bright lights and luxury in Greenland and Arctic Canada

Nov. 13, 2018

My front page feature story on travel to Greenland and Arctic Canada appeared in yesterday's edition of The Honolulu Star-Advertiser. 


The Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club

Oct. 25, 2018

The hotel with a future as glorious as the past: The Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club. This story of mine appeared in today's edition of MoneyInc.

tagged: Four Seasons Surfside

The Rolls-Royce of SUVs

Oct. 17, 2018

My article on the Global Launch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming of Rolls-Royce's first SUV, the Cullinan, appeared in today's edition of MoneyInc. What a magnificent ride!

tagged: Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Jackson Hole

Three perfect days in Vancouver

Oct. 14, 2018

My Vancouver feature story appeared as an Editor's Pick in today's edition of The San Francisco Examiner. Such a beautiful walking, eco-green city, that is chock full of many culinary delights. Enjoy.


Dining with DAOU and Dame at Montage Beverly Hills

Oct. 10, 2018

My article on "Dining with DAOU and Dame at Montage Beverly HIlls" appeared in this morning's edition of MoneyInc.


Tooling around Tofino, British Columbia

Oct. 4, 2018

My article on Tofino, British Columbia, appeared in today's edition of MoneyInc. It's motto: "Tofino time, half the pace, twice the pleasure" certainly fits the bill. Happy Travels.


Boating blissfully in Portugal

Sep. 19, 2018

My front page feature story, "Boating blisssfully through Portugal" appeared in the Sunday edition of The Honolulu Star-Advertiser. This story covered Lisbon, Coimbre, Porto and several villages in the gorgeous Douro Valley, as well as  the university town of Salamanca, Spain.


Eight Great New Travel Items

Aug. 28, 2018

My story "Eight great travel items to make your life better on the road" appeared in today's eidtion of MoneyInc. Happy Travels!

tagged: Tuplus, Aday, Baggallini, Fox Luggage, United By Blue, Voyager Blue, Ricardo Beverly Hills, State

DAOU Vineyards, Rolls-Royce and the American Dream

Aug. 20, 2018

My 'American Dream" story on DAOU Vineyards & Winery, its incredble Annual Gala and the coupling of DAOU to Rolls-Royce appears in this morning's edition of MoneyInc.

tagged: DAOU Vineyards & Winery, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Cullinan, André Tchelistcheff, Frederick Dame,

Three lovely days in Lisbon

Aug. 19, 2018

My travel story on Lisbon appeared as the Editor's Pick in today's edition of The San Francisco Examiner.  Great food, great wines, great city. Pack your bags!

tagged: Lisbon, Sintra, Belém, Alcantara, LX Factory, Da Prata 52, Calouste Gulbenkian,

Three delightful days in Portugal's Douro Valley

Aug. 6, 2018

The first of several articles on Portugal, here is the link to "Three delighful days in Portugal's Douro Valley" which appeared today edition of MoneyInc

tagged: Six Senses Douro Valley, Lamego, Pinhao, Quinta do Bonfim, Porto

Signs of Wisdom

Jun. 27, 2018

My story "Signs of Wisdom" on driving in the Kingdom of Bhutan appears in the July/August 2018 edition of Westways Magazine. It was embellished with terrific illustrations by the talented Steven Salerno.

tagged: Bhutan, driving in Bhutan