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Joel Berliner

Joel Berliner
Joel Berliner is a travel writer based in Los Angeles who has written for The Washington Times, Dallas Morning News, New York Newsday, Chicago Tribune, Honolulu Advertiser, El Paso Times, and the Minneapolis Star Tribune, among many other publications. He is excited to be here at CDN, where along with his wife, photographer extraordinaire Alison Reynolds, they will travel the globe in order to bring you The Good Life.

Air France puts the Fun back in Flying

Air France has done what I had started to believe was impossible. They made air travel fun again. They make air travel exciting again.

Castello del Nero: Luxurious elegance above the vineyards of Chianti

Castello del Nero is an opulently extraordinary five star destination resort on a magnificent hilltop overlooking the vineyards of Chianti in the heart of the Tuscan hills.

Relais La Suvera: A Renaissance Masterpiece

Relais La Suvera is an extraordinary Five Star luxury resort, the 14th century former Papal Palace of Pope Julius II, and the exquisite home of Marquis Giuseppe Ricci and his wife, Princess Eleonara Massimo.

La Bottega del 30: Chianti’s Michelin Starred Hideaway in Paradise

La Bottega del 30 is an exceptional Michelin starred hidden gem in the tiny Tuscan hamlet of Villa a Sesta in the roiling hills of Chianti.

Castel Monastero: Serene luxury in the Chianti Hills

Castel Monastero is an award winning luxury resort and spa in a gorgeously restored 11th century monastery in the hills of Chianti, featuring the fabulous Gordon Ramsay restaurant, Contrada.

Castello Banfi Il Borgo: Medieval Magnificence in Brunello di Montalcino

Castello Banfi Il Borgo is an extraordinarily unique destination resort in the heart of Brunello di Montalcino, set on 7000 acres of vineyards and rolling hills on the grounds of a glorious 13th century medieval castle.

Il Falconiere: A Michelin starred Tuscan adventure

Il Falconiere is an exceptional Relais & Chateaux boutique luxury resort and Michelin stared restaurant on 150 acres of Tuscan vineyards and olive groves in the shadow of the mountaintop town of Cortona.

Il Borro: A Tuscan Dream Brought to Life

Il Borro has taken an 11th century medieval hamlet and 1000 years of Tuscan history and compressed it into a stunning 5 star 1700 acre luxury resort and vineyard in the golden shadow of the Valdarno hills.

Ca’ Sagredo in Venice: Opulently Magnificent

Ca' Sagredo is an overwhelmingly stunning 15th century Palazzo, a 5 star luxury hotel, and a dazzling member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Centurion Palace in Venice: The Jewel of Dorsoduro

Centurion Palace is an exquisite 5 star luxury hotel at the tip of the beautifully serene Dorsoduro district of Venice, right between Basilica Santa Maria de la Salute and the Peggy Guggenheim Museum of modern art.

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Fishing Western Tennessee Lakes is Truly Spectacular

Find great fishing in western Tennessee at Reelfoot Lake's stump garden, the expansive Pickwick Lake, the gorgeous Kentucky Lake, and the muskie haven of Cave Run Lake.