Published Travel Articles


Ireland trip blends history, literature & nature



Brooklyn Renaissance



Paris and Madrid in the spring: Plenty of great art, food



Elephants, pagodas and more in Laos and Myanmar



On The Town: New York City’s World of Performance



National Parks (Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone, Grand Teton) Breathtaking Journey into US History



Exploring Boston and Its Environs, Including Providence and Cape Cod



Where History Speaks: The Danube From Bucharest to Budapest



Turkish Delights: The Cultural and Historical Medley of Turkey



The Cultural Wonders of New York City: Exploring Its Great Museums



Belize: Mayan Ruins and Caribbean Pleasures



Grand Canyon, Bryce, and Zion: Exploring the National Parks of Arizona and Utah with visits to Pheonix and Las Vegas by Daniel R. Schwarz



The Joys of London and Barcelona by Daniel R. Schwarz


brujo glacier

Cruising South America: Seventeen Days on the Veendam Around Cape Horn from Valparaiso to Rio de Janeiro



Experiencing Ecuador: the Galapagors, the Amazon, and Quito


The Safari Experience in South Africa, Zambia, and Botswana: The Leopard Quest Fulfilled


Europe in Spring: Paris, Florence, and Rome


The Cruise Experience: the Panama Canal on the Island Princess


Exploring East Africa: On Safari in Tanzania (and on to the Indian Ocean Beach in Zanzibar)


Exploring Morocco and Tunisia in December 2010 as the Mid-East Revolutions Begin


Safari in Kenya (With a Stopover in Dubai): Watching the Wildebeest Migration and Searching for Big Cats


Exploring Israel and Jordan: A History Lesson


Scars of War: Confronting History in the Balkans: Croatia, Bosnia, and a Cameo in Montenegro


Exploring Southern India


Russia Revisited


Exploring Peru and Chile


Exploring Holland and Belgium


Exploring Argentina and Brazil


Exploring Australia, New Zealand, and Tahiti


Exploring Germany: Sites, Sounds, History


Exploring Vietnam and Cambodia (with a Bangkok Coda)


Exploring the Republic of South Africa and its Neighbors: Problems, Wonders


Exploring Portugal: The Other Coast of the Atlantic


Exploring Japan; A Return Visit


Revisiting China


*Photographs in travel articles mostly by my wife Marcia Jacobson and, on occasion, by me.