A full-time freelance writer and photographer based in New York and the author of 13 non-fiction ...(expand)
A full-time freelance writer and photographer based in New York and the author of 13 non-fiction books. She has written travel articles for such publications as Travel Savvy, Woman's Day, the South China Morning Post, Luxury Web Magazine, and Minerva Place. Her photographs have been published in magazines and the books, The Ultimate Bird Lover, Hummingbirds: Jewels On Air, and The Exultant Ark.She loves to write about luxury and eco-travel, food, wine, and design. Melanie is a member of the International Food, Wine & Travel Writers and North American Travel Journalists Associations.
Well, as a tourist, that wasn't at all my experience. Some of the wines are decent. One of the expensive ice wines I had was fantastic, and a combination of a chardonnay with one of the chocolates was delectable. I enjoyed my visit; can't speak to living there.