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!”

2016 San Diego Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards:

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

First Place, Daily Newspapers & Websites: Travel, “Victoria Falls, Best Places to Stay in Livingstone” Authentic Luxury Travel

Second Place, Magazines: Travel, “In Search of Old Hawaii on the BigIsland,” Ranch & Coast

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

2015 San Diego Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards:

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

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

Second Place, Magazines: Travel, “10 Years of Terrific Trips,” Ranch & Coast

Second Place, Daily Newspapers & Websites: Travel, “Machu Picchu – How to Avoid the Crowd” Authentic Luxury Travel

2014 and 2016 Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) Western Chapter Writing Awards

Gold for AuthenticLuxuryTravel

“The author of Authentic Luxury Travel 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.”


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2013 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition

Bronze for

Authentic Luxury Travel