Travel Articles

I also do a lot of travel writing, both for, as well as a few other web sites. So if you have a moment, please take a look at some of my articles.

For the Travel Section of, I have written guides to Napa and Sonoma Valley, as well as a San Diego Hotels Guide.

Here is my humongous, though far from comprehensive, guide to Napa Valley in two parts:

1. Napa and Yountville:

2. St. Helena and Calistoga:

Here is my guide to Sonoma:

And don't forget to check out some of the supplemental materials like:

Spit or Swallow: A Guide To Tasting Room Etiquette:


In Defense of Merlot:

Phylloxera, What's Bugging Winemakers:

Here is my guide to San Diego hotels, broken down into Coastal versus City listings:



In my new career as a freelance travel writer, I started out by submitting pieces on my trip to South America in October 2007 to a few different web sites. You can check them out here.
This is a hotel review and city guide of Buenos Aires:

Here is another hotel review and city guide, of Santiago, Chile:

And, finally, here is a review I wrote for as part of their VIP Reviewer Series. They asked me to write a review of one of my favorite hotels, so I chose the charming little Hotel Le Clos Medicis in Paris:

Well, that's enough of my travel stories to throw at you for now. If you have a moment to read any of them, I'd love to know what you think!