Awards

 

Judges comments:

“What can we say? Her stories place the readers in the location, capture the feel of the place and genuinely inspire you to go there.”

“This entry could serve nicely as a model for travel writing. The author takes readers on trips that can make them want to pack up and go!”

2014 San Diego Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards:

First Place, Magazines: Column, “Detours,” Ranch & Coast Magazine

Second Place, Magazines: Feature, “La Jolla Concours d’Elegance 2014,” Ranch & Coast

First Place, Magazines: Travel, “Unusual Alaska,” Ranch & Coast

Second Place, Magazines: Travel, “Adventures in Abu Dhabi,” Ranch & Coast

Second Place, Magazines: Travel, “Flying Private,” Ranch & Coast

Third Place, Magazines: Travel, “5 Great Gardens to Visit Now,” Ranch & Coast

Third Place, Websites: Blog – Topic Based, Authentic Luxury Travel

2014 Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) Western Chapter Writing Awards

“The author of AuthenticLuxuryTravel states her goal for her website is ‘to inspire and enable travelers to connect with destinations in a real way and delve into the local culture.’ And she does that and more with articles that are personal, well written, and with stunning personal photography that make you want to visit the locations she’s featuring.”

Gold for AuthenticLuxuryTravelIMG_7444

2013 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition

Bronze for

Authentic Luxury Travel 

2013 San Diego Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards:

Second Place, Topic-Based Blog for www.AuthenticLuxuryTravel.net

Third Place, Magazine Column: “Detours, ” Ranch & Coast.
Third Place, Magazine Travel Article, Ranch & Coast, “Finding the Heart of India.”

2012 San Diego Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards:

Best of Show, Best Web Site Entry for www.AuthenticLuxuryTravel.net
First Place, Topic-Based Blog for www.AuthenticLuxuryTravel.net
First Place, Magazine Travel Article, Ranch & Coast, “Nevis – Gem of the West Indies.”
Second Place, Magazine Column: “Detours, ” Ranch & Coast.
Second Place, Magazines, Essay, Ranch & Coast, “When Travelers Fall in Love.”.
Third Place, Integrated Media. “A Car Guy’s Guide to the World,” Ranch & Coast

2011 – The Luxury Hub, Readers Choice Award:

Tied for first place, “Luxe Travel Writer,” for www.AuthenticLuxuryTravel.net.

2011 San Diego Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards:

First Place, Magazines, Travel, “Down Under Through New Eyes,” Ranch & Coast

Third Place, Magazines, Travel, “L. A.’s Hidden Hotspots,” Ranch & Coast