Julie L. Kessler

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…