Tracy Kaler Louvre Abu Dhabi

I have more than a decade of experience as a journalist covering travel, food, wine, interior design, architecture, culture, and lifestyle. I’ve written feature articles, hotel reviews, profiles, round-ups and reported stories for a variety of publications in print and online. I’m an active member of SATW (Society of American Travel Writers) and NATJA (North American Travel Journalists Association), and privileged to call New York City home.

Visit my bio page to learn more about me.

I Write

My journey to becoming a freelance writer began with a blog. That was more than a decade ago. Since then, I’ve been published in The Telegraph,  Barron’s Penta, RESIDE Magazine, Travelmag, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Mansion Global, and other outlets. Here, find examples of magazine and newspaper articles.

Beyond journalism, I create lifestyle and travel content for companies of all sizes, striving to communicate their brand message and grow their online presence.

I’m the co-author of New York: 48 Hours, published by National Geographic. I curated restaurants, nightlife, and shops in this New York City guidebook.

Interested in hiring me to write for your company blog or another project? Are you an editor looking to commission a story? Please get in touch.

I Travel

Travel is one of my greatest passions. My adventures have taken me wine tasting in Piemonte, Italy, hiking the Swiss and Austrian Alps, feasting on delicious food in San Sebastian, experiencing the culture in a tiny Mayan village in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, and dune bashing in the Empty Quarter of Abu Dhabi.

Destinations I’d like to explore again include Palm Springs, Oregon’s Willamette Valley, Montreal, Ireland, Italy, and Spain’s Basque Country, but I am open to traveling most anywhere in the world.

My favorite city will always be New York, my adopted hometown, and the place I’ve loved since I was a child. In my own backyard, I’ve explored many spots only a drive from NYC.

I Photograph

While traveling, I often photograph places and experiences. My photos have been featured in The New York Post, AAA, Barron’s Penta, Travelmag,  and other publications.

I shoot with a Canon EOS Rebel SL1, a Canon PowerShot G5 X, and an iPhone.

In the photography section of this site, see images from my travels in North America, Central and South America, Europe, and the Middle East, as well as my culinary adventures around the globe.

When I was in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, I shot this picture from a lookout point high above the town. It had to be one of the most breathtaking sunsets I’ve ever witnessed. You’re seeing that moment just before the sun begins to pass below the horizon. The stark silhouettes caught my eye––a group of strangers sharing a moment.

I Blog

I blog about food, wine, and travel here. Read one of my travel guides, get wine suggestions, recipes, and more.

Wines to drink in 2021

I moved to New York in 2007 and I’ve been writing about the city since. Catch some posts on my New York blog here.

Taking a taxi in New York

Tracy Kaler