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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.

Le Meurice Alain Ducasse: A Culinary Triumph amidst Parisian Grandeur

At Le Meurice Alain Ducasse the spectacle of grandeur is matched with a triumphant presentation of brilliant innovative Haute Cuisine from Two Michelin Star Chef Jocelyn Herland.

Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athenee: An Exquisite Extravaganza

Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athenee, with 3 Michelin Stars, has magnificently reimagined a new era of Haute Cuisine and culinary excellence under the direction of Chef Romain Meder.

La Reserve Paris Hotel and Spa: Sumptuously Magnificent

La Reserve Paris is the exquisite jewel in the crown of Michel Reybier's exceptional collection of luxury hotels, whose fabulous restaurant Le Gabriel features Two Michelin starred Chef Jerome Banctel.

The Four Seasons George V: The Pinnacle of Paris

The Four Seasons George V is one of Paris' most legendary 5 star luxury hotels, with three Michelin starred restaurants, including the glorious Le Cinq, featuring the extraordinary 3 Star Michelin Chef Christian Le Squer.

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.

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Death and the Limelight: The tragedy of “Gurl Nineteen” Ruth Polsky

Ruth Polsky was responsible for giving many post punk bands their first taste of America, including The Smiths, New Order, Echo and the Bunnymen, and Cocteau Twins.