Julie L. Kessler

The oasis that is Ojai

Relaxation, recreation, great dining at Ventura retreat

Three marvelous days in Montreal

Canada’s second largest city offers European flair, plentiful art

Three terrific days in Toronto

Melting pot city has historic treasures, great art, architecture and restaurants

The unexpected pleasures of Uganda

Seeing mountain gorillas thriving an unforgettable experience

Zealously relaxing in Zanzibar

Unique history, fine beaches make for a great place to rejuvenate

Travel: Can’t get enough of Kenya

Unforgettable safari offers an experience of a lifetime

Three days in Abu Dhabi

Largest Emirate offers something for art lovers, adrenaline junkies, foodies

Ambling on the Amazon

Flora, fauna on Peruvian river cruise inspires awe and amazement

Sailing away on the Star Clippers’ Royal Clipper ship

An interlude from the urban metropolis. Check. Warm, clear waters on balmy…

India’s Golden Triangle: From Delhi to Jaipur

Traveling in India can often be a tumultuous dance of noise, color…

London at the Centenary

There is always a good reason to visit London. While the weather…

Three perfect days in Vancouver

Amid the Coast Mountain range and the Pacific, Vancouver is heralded as…

Three lovely days in Lisbon

Portugal in general and Lisbon in particular remains an excellent urban value…

Fabulous Fiji: Where warm welcomes never cease

When one thinks of Fiji, one imagines beautiful South Pacific islands, resplendent,…

The resounding rebirth of Sri Lanka

This mango-shaped island nation has become South Asia’s symbol of rebirth, going…

The ins and outs of Burma’s Inle Lake

Burma’s eastern Shan state is home to more than 35 of the…

Rediscovering The Road to Mandalay: Cruising the Irrawaddy River

Rudyard Kipling, Somerset Maugham and George Orwell wrote extensively of Burma’s colonial…