Selected Works

Travel Writing
A guidebook writer on assignment in China when the Sichuan earthquake struck takes comfort in the sights and sounds of daily life.
For traveling families, homestays offer not just a place to sleep, but also an insider's look into another community and culture.
This yachtsmen's paradise is also a family playground.
Savoring the sweet taste of Paris.
Food Writing
Izakayas are firing up the Vancouver food scene, one blow-torched mackerel at a time.
From pig ears to pupusas -- exploring ethnic breakfast spots around Boston.
An immigrant influx broadens the dining horizons on Cape Cod.
Other Feature Writing
From shelters to farms to TV studios, kids are pitching in with Mom and Dad.
When a server in a Rhode Island ice cream shop asks if you want a cabinet, is she offering you a drink or a place to store your backpack?
Vancouver’s home-grown Cupcakes bakery has gone from wild idea to urban icon.


Travel: 2015-2016

Carolyn is researching a new guidebook, Vancouver to the Canadian Rockies Road Trip, and is making multiple trips across her home province of British Columbia and into Alberta, including:
  • Whistler
  • Vancouver Island
  • The Okanagan Valley
  • Kamloops and Vicinity
  • The Kootenays
  • The BC Rockies
  • Banff and Lake Louise
  • Jasper
  • Calgary

  • Travel: 2013-2014

    In 2013 and 2014, Carolyn traveled to:
  • Los Angeles, California
  • San Diego, California
  • Maui, Hawaii
  • Molokai, Hawaii
  • Victoria, BC, Canada
  • Ontario, Canada
  • Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Indianapolis and Bloomington, Indiana
  • Tahiti, Huahine, Moorea, Bora Bora, Rangiroa, and Tikehau in French Polynesia
  • Seattle, Washington
  • New York, New York
  • Barbados

    She also completed an epic cross-Canada train trip, starting from Vancouver, with stops in Jasper (Alberta), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Toronto (Ontario), Montreal (Quebec), Moncton and the Acadian Coast (New Brunswick), and Halifax (Nova Scotia).

  • Ontario, Canada

    Carolyn has traveled extensively across the Canadian province of Ontario, researching her travel guide, Moon Handbooks: Ontario.

    Interested in articles about the Polar Bear Express train to the far north? A cycling tour through rural Mennonite communities? Culinary travel in Canada's capital, Ottawa? Going green in Niagara Falls? Aboriginal tourism on the world's largest freshwater island? Contact Carolyn for more details about these and other stories.

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