Kurt Jacobson

Member Since:
Oct 2016

Kurt Jacobson is a full-time travel and food writer living in Baltimore, Maryland, As a retired chef Kurt loves seeking out the best in food, wine, and adventure. Kurt's published articles appear in Alaska Magazine, Mother Earth News, North West Travel and Life Magazine, Metropolis Japan Magazine, Fish Alaska Magazine, and several food and travel websites. 

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Published Articles (33)

Amara Hotel and Spa: One of Sedona Arizona’s Best

Accommodation review

Cityhotel Trumer Stube: Salzburg Austria

Accommodation review

Baltimore Maryland Festivals: Something for Everyone

destination/attractions article

Five Star Dining: In at Leola Village

lodging and dining review for Justluxe.com

Juneau Alaska: Finding Your Path to Fun

destination article

Bringing the Farm Closer to the Table

Mother Earth News farm-to-table story

Anchorage Alaska: So Much To See and Do

destination article for Trip101.com

3 Common Herbs, 3 Uncommon and Tasty Uses

An article describing uncommon uses for rosemary, thyme, and cilantro. Use rosemary on the grill, thyme flowers in a salad, or green cilantro seeds in a black bean and corn […]

Historic St. Michaels Maryland

Destination article for Edible Delmarva Magazine

Wilson Creek Manor: Living it up in Temecula

A stay at a former mansion in Temecula, California’s wine region. Published on Justluxe.com

Alaska’s Halibut Cove: Hidden But Accessible

A destination story on a charming village in the Kachemak Bay region of south central Alaska. Published in Northwest Travel and Life Magazine-print only.

Staybridge Suites, Denver International Airport Excellent Choice

A review of this modern, clean, and well located hotel at Denver Intl. Airport. Published on Trip101.com

Route Inn Granita Hakodate Ekimae Japan Next To Train Station

An accommodation review of a Hakodate hotel on Trip101.com

DIY Dual Watering System

A do-it-yourself watering system for home gardeners. Published on the Mother Earth News blog.

A Review Of Kanazawa Sainoniwa Hotel, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

A Review Of Kanazawa Sainoniwa Hotel, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

Hotel Trusty Nagoya: A Pleasant Surprise In Japan

Hotel Trusty Nagoya: A Pleasant Surprise In Japan. This low-cost hotel is one of the best I’ve found in all my trips to Japan. Published on Trip101.com

Albany, Oregon’s Talking Water Gardens

A visit to an odd but beautiful water reclamation system in Albany, Oregon. Published on GoNomad.com

In Defense of the Lowly Pink Salmon

An article praising the qualities of they oft scorned Alaskan salmon. Published in Alaska Magazine April issue-print only

More Than Mansions

A visit to the Brandywine Valley’s famous du Pont mansions. Published by Edible Delmarva Magazine

North Sonoma Coast: The Wild Side of Wine Country

This off the beaten path wine region if full of drop-dead gorgeous scenery and great wines. Published on Gonomad.com

Republic Recycling Services: One of Las Vegas’ Most Interesting Free Attractions

Republic Recycling Services: One of Las Vegas’ Most Interesting Free Attractions. Published on the Mother Earth News blog

Hyatt Place: Lincoln, Nebraska’s Best Hotel In The Haymarket

A review of the Hyatt Place hotel in Lincoln, Nebraska on Trip101.com

Portland, Oregon’s Best Tastes

A chef’s trip to Portland taking in sights, food and wine along the way. For GoNOMAD.com

Washington DC’s National Arboretum

A primer on what to expect when visiting this park on the edge of DC.

NCR Trail: Connecting Recreation to History

Destination piece on the historic NCR Trail in Maryland.

Cooking on vacation with local foods

How to use local food products in fast, easy, healthy recipes on vacation in Canada’s Prince Edward Island.

Inn at Aspen: The Only Place to Stay- GoNomad.com

A hotel review of the Inn at Aspen in Colorado.

Lib’s Grill: Great Food and Drink North of Baltimore

Restaurant review of Perry hall, Maryland favorite.

Kennett Square Mushroom Festival

A visit to the Mushroom Festival in Pennsylvania.

Katmai National Park: Will I Get Eaten By a Bear- Trip101.com

A guide to Alaska’s Katmai Ntl Park.

Tsubame Grill in Japan’s Metropolis Magazine

Restaurant review for Japan’s largest English Language magazine.

Poppy: Winemaker Par Excellence in Wairarapa, New Zealand

A look at women making wine in New Zealand from the Wairarapa to the South Island.

Mount Vernon’s 19th Century Mansion Hotel

Baltimore’s best boutique luxury hotel, The Ivy.