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 Peregrin rooftop at Perry Lane Hotel
Savannah Has Become One of the American South's Most Exciting Food Destinations — See What's Cooking
Dwayne Johnson with a bottle of Teremana
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson on His Love for Hawaii and Must-pack Travel Accessories
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
Montage opens in Big Sky Montana opens
Montana's Best-kept Secret Is Its Shoulder Season — Here's How to Plan the Perfect Visit
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
Sami lavvu (traditional lodging) under northern lights
Exploring Swedish Lapland Through the Eyes of the Indigenous Community
Oaxaca Street Food
Where to Eat and Drink in Oaxaca, According to People Who Are Obsessed With Eating and Drinking in Oaxaca
From Left to Right: Floyd Cardoz, Kellee Edwards, Jan Morris (below), Mickey Mouse, Kate McCue (above), Anthony Bourdain, Mario Rigby, Amelia Earhart
T+L's 50 Most Notable People in Travel: 2021
Guy Fieri talks Tequila
Guy Fieri on Helping the Restaurant Industry Get Through COVID — and the Future of Dining Out
Parmesan cheese facotry
Every Cheese Lover Should Visit the Parmesan Cheese Trail in Italy — Here’s How to Do It Right
Alaskan Brown bear walking through water
How to See Whales, Bears, Eagles and More Incredible Wildlife in Alaska (Video)
Diamond Head, Honolulu, Hawaii
I Was Stranded in Hawaii by Coronavirus — and the Magical Islands Completely Stole My Heart
New Orleans Parade
Why You Should Visit New Orleans in Winter, When the Days Are Short but the Parties Are Long
Kauai Island in Hawaii
This Hawaiian Island Is Home to Breathtaking Waterfalls, Lush Hiking Trails, and Landscapes You've Seen in the Movies
Silversea cruise ship
5 Trips to Visit Antarctica, From Photography Journeys to Luxury Ships