Christopher P. Baker’s award-winning feature articles, destination profiles, service stories, hotel reviews, and photography have been published in hundreds of magazines, newspapers and online publications worldwide

Christopher's credits span a spectrum of more than 200 publications, from CNN Travel, Conde Nast, Culture Trip and the California Academy of Sciences' magazine to Elle, Maxim, National Geographic TravelerPlayboy, Robb Report, and Travel + Leisure. He has also written and photographed for the travel section of virtually every major U.S. newspaper, as well as dozens of airline in-flight magazines, lifestyle magazines, and scientific journals around the world. See sample stories below.

He is available for assignment, and maintains a schedule in which he travels the world reporting on his specialty interests, including adventure travel, deluxe resorts, and motorcycle touring.

He has been acclaimed by National Geographic as "one of the world's foremost authorities on Cuba travel and culture."

Recent publications

Many of the following copyrighted stories can be licensed as editorial content for a fee. Any other reproduction or use of the stories in any form without prior written permission, whether electronic or print, is strictly prohibited.

With a few exceptions, the following recently published articles, etc., are listed in reverse chronological order, beginning with the most recently published story


Archival sample stories...

Chasing Che: Motorcycling Through Castro's Cuba

36 Hours in Istanbul

Havana Redux: A Unique Collection of boutique hotels adds to Old Havana's allure

Bloomin' Lovely: The English Obsession with Gardening

Maverick for a Day: The thrill of air combat

Just Back Providenciales... Puttin' on the Glitz

7 Nights in Captivating Cartagena

A Beach-Lover's Guide to the Dominican Republic

Cuba on the Horizon: Off-limits to American travelers for half a century, the Caribbean's sleeping giant is beginning to stir

Cuba Lost and Found

The Malleable Art of the Marquesas

Havana: Haunted by Hemingway's Ghost

Cruising the Cannibal Isles: From Tahiti to Marquesas on a copra freighter fit for voluptuaries

The Mighty Eighth: Stand long enough on the abandoned runways of England's East Anglia and you may hear the roar of B-24 Liberators and B-17 Flying Fortress

Putting on the Style: Hardy traveling companions and trendy fashion accessories, Panama hats please everyone--except the people in Ecuador who make them

Captivating Colombia

The Jungle by the Sea: Natural history cruising off Costa Rica

Objects of Bright Pride: Among the Northwest Coast Indians there is a renaissance of living art

Child Prostitution: Thousands of children are lured or sold into prostitution in Asia each year to serve tourists

Cuba's American Iron: Tens of thousands of U.S.-made cars imported prior to the trade embargo are still on the road

Britain's Best: These superlative new country-house hotels satisfy client's nostalgia for historic surroundings and the refinements of days past

Motorcycle Diaries: Following Che's Journey in Cuba

Chasing Che's Chevy: Cruising through Cuba in quest of vintage American automobiles is like taking an automotive trip through the Twilight Zone