Brad Japhe

Brad Japhe

Brad Japhe is a freelance journalist most commonly found at the confluence of food, beverage, and travel. He moonlights as a craft beer and spirits expert, hosting frequent seminars and educational dinners in cities from Los Angeles to New York City. He’s visited all 50 states and all seven continents. His favorite breed of dog is the Siberian husky.

• 10+ years of experience as a full-time reporter for national and international newspapers and magazines
• Nominated for several writing awards including the 2021 Spirited Awards at Tales of the Cocktail Foundation
• Written for episodic television travel shows
• Hosts video content for several online beverage and travel outlets including Flaviar, Spirits Network, and Distiller

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Latest from Brad Japhe
The Nevada Northern Railway Star Train under a starry sky
This Train in Nevada Goes Right Under the Total Annual Eclipse in October — How to Get on Board
A lion seen on the Makgadikgadi Game drive from San Camp in Botswana
How to Plan a Safari in Botswana, According to Experts
Single bed in Qatar Q-suite
I Took 119 Flights Last Year, and These Are the Best Business-class Seats in the Sky Right Now
Parmesan cheese facotry
Every Cheese Lover Should Visit the Parmesan Cheese Trail in Italy — Here’s How to Do It Right
Santa Barbara beach surrounded by palm trees and mountains, California, USA
The Best Towns to Visit on a Road Trip Down California's Central Coast for Incredible Food, Wineries, and Hotels
Lounge chairs at the Turkish Airlines Business Lounge at Istanbul Airport
I Fly More Than 100 Times a Year, and This Is My Favorite Airport Lounge in the World
Silversea cruise ship
6 Trips to Visit Antarctica, From Photography Journeys to Luxury Ships
Wide view of the sunken lounge at TWA
The Best Airport Bars Around the World — Including a '50s Plane Turned Cocktail Lounge and an Unbeatable Pre-flight Espresso Martini
Anse Marcel Beach, St. Martin
This Caribbean Island Has a Famous Luxury Hotel, a Waterfront Airport, and the 'Most Extreme Beach in the World'
View of people on the beach at Brighton Pier in Brighton, England
This Seaside Resort Town Near London Has Victorian Pubs, Global Cuisine, and a Vibrant LGBTQ+ Scene
Illustrated map of London with national flags representing restaurants that showcase diverse cuisine in the city
How London Became One of the World’s Most Diverse Dining Destinations
Brompton Cemetery in London
18 Best Free Things to Do in London
Stroopwafel is a waffle made from two thin layers of baked dough with a caramel-like syrup filling in the middle.
This Dutch Dessert Is One of the Best Snacks in the Sky — and You Can Only Find It on This Airline
Montage opens in Big Sky Montana opens
Montana's Best-kept Secret Is Its Shoulder Season — Here's How to Plan the Perfect Visit
Dwayne Johnson with a bottle of Teremana
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson on His Love for Hawaii and Must-pack Travel Accessories
The Peregrin rooftop at Perry Lane Hotel
Savannah Has Become One of the American South's Most Exciting Food Destinations — See What's Cooking
Delta Airlines in flight snacks and biscoff cookies
This Iconic Flight Snack Has Been Around Since the 1980s — and It's Still the Best Treat in the Sky
Downtown Red Lodge, Montana
9 Charming Small Towns in Montana With Easy National Park Access, Scenic Views, and Delicious Food
Mazunte beach in the early morning
This Mexico Hot Spot Was Just Named the Best City in the World by T+L Readers — and Here's How to Plan the Perfect Trip
Scenic sunset view of a bridge over lake in West Glacier, Montana
14 Best Things to Do in Montana Year-round
A plate from the Rib Shack, a lolo in Grand Case
How This Stunning Island Became the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean
Gibbston Valley
A Road Trip Around New Zealand's South Island Is the Best Way to See One of the Most Beautiful Places on the Planet
Drone view of Quake lake, and mountains Montana. Quake Lake is known for the 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake , that formed Quake Lake.
Montana Is Packed With Luxury Hotels, Charming Small Towns, and Lots of Adventures — How to Plan the Perfect Trip
The Delft Blue Houses of KLM with Bols Genever served in flight
This Airline Has Offered One Rare Amenity Since 1952 — and It's Still the Coolest Thing in the Skies