Some of Michele’s Writing and Photos

“Catalina–5 Things We Love,” Via, March 2016

“Las Vegas” Travel Supermarket, December 2015

Weekend Escape: A weekend of sampling the good life…” LA Times, November, 2015.

Savor Summer’s End…” LA Times, September 2015.

“Houston Gets its Close Up,” Kia Ora, September 2015

Scoping our wolves in the wilds of Yellowstone,” Boston Globe, July 2015

Here’s How a Mars 100 Candidate…”, July 2015

Rand McNally, Best of the Road Atlas, 2016

It’s the unplanned fun that kids love…” LA Times, July 2015

Nurturing Romance in California’s Carmel Valley” Boston Globe, June 2015

Celebrating and savoring breadfruit in Hana, Hawaii,” LA Times, April 2015.

Slowing Down to Savor the Good Life in Aptos,” LA Times, April 2015.

“Dining around Oahu,” Kia Ora, April 2015

“After Dark in Manhattan’s East Village,” Kia Ora, February 2015

Fodor’s Los Angeles 2016

Fodor’s San Francisco 2016

Fodor’s California 2016

“Japanese Bento Boxes,” Silverkris, April 2015

Japanese Baseball Hits a Homerun…” Boston Globe, October 2014

Thailand’s Lesson in Going With the Flow” Boston Globe, October 2014

The Best One-Day Fall Foliage Drives,” MapQuest, September 2014.

Survival and Surprises in the Brazilian Dunes“, San Francisco Chronicle, September 2014

Hawaii” Travel Ideas, Flight Centre Australia, July 2014

California’s Best Coastal Hotels“, CNN, June 2014.

Sacred Hawaiian site is reborn in Maui’s Maliko Gulch“, LA Times, April 2014

“Even with no flowers, Anza Borrego inspires” San Francisco Chronicle, April 2014

Planting roots in the homes of others: Couch surfing in LA,” Huffington Post, 2014

Hakone: Where Japanese families let their hair down” Boston Globe, March 2014

11 Best Ways to Experience Hawaii” CNN, March 2014

“The Route to Aloha on Hawaii’s Backroads” Boston Globe, March 2014

Hunger Games is Catching Fire in Oahu“, CNN, 2013

Fodor’s Hawaii, 2015

Fodor’s Maui, 2015

Fodor’s Los Angeles, 2015

Fodor’s San Francisco, 2013, 2014, 2015

Fodor’s California, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

The Adventure Begins” Vacations and Travel, 2013

“Downtown LA,” Kia Ora, Air New Zealand Magazine, 2013

Rafting offers exhilarating summer cool down,” San Francisco Chronicle, August 2013

“Miami”, Kia Ora, Air New Zealand Magazine, August 2013

Molokai, Hawaii: Island elders keep tradition alive in song, Los Angeles Times, 2013

“Napa Valley” Kia Ora, Air New Zealand Magazine, February 2013

“Las Vegas” Kia Ora, Air New Zealand Magazine, January 2013

Antiquing for a Wedding Ring on Hawaii’s Big Island, Los Angeles Times, 2012 

“The Insider’s Guide to Disneyland” Kia Ora, Air New Zealand Magazine, August 2012 

Heavenly Hawaii Dos and Don’ts: CNN, 2012

Bigfoot was here — maybe Los Angeles Times, 2011

Enjoying California’s volcanic legacy Los Angeles Times, 2011

Top Ten Getaways to Beat the Winter Blues,, 2011 

“Santa Monica: The Antidote to a Long Flight” Kia Ora, Air New Zealand Magazine, July 2011

“San Francisco in Two Days”, Kia Ora, Air New Zealand Magazine, 2011

Family Travel Survival Guide: Tropical North Queensland, 2011 

Summer Camps Aren’t Just Kids’ Stuff, Los Angeles Times, 2010

Highway 1 With Kids, Los Angeles Times, 2010

Kauai Footprints: The Dark Side of Hidden Hawaii, Perceptive Travel 2010

Felton and Ben Lomond are Great For Kids, San Francisco Chronicle, 2009

Twain Harte: High Sierra Adventure Sans Crowds, San Francisco Chronicle, 2009

Delight your inner hippie in Arcata, San Francisco Chronicle, 2009

Mount Shasta draws the seekers, soakers, explorers, San Francisco Chronicle 2009

California Wine Country for all Ages,, 2009

Sababa Roof Party, Student Traveler
Study Abroad at Sea, Student Traveler
Death By Peanut, Storyglossia, July 2003
Michele has also contributed to Expedia, Oyster, Priceline, Tripvine, Triporati, Examiner, Bootprints, Moxie, Girls Life, Prism Review, Tea Party, Muse Apprentice Guild, Islands, and Fodor’

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