Tela Lewis is a freelance writer and blogger producing content professionally since 2006. She published her first poem in 1986 in a 6th grade school newsletter and caught the writing bug! She primarily writes articles and newsletters about cruise travel destinations. She also contributes articles on food and wine travel, real estate and property management, construction safety, women's issues and healthy relationships. She has an Associate of Arts degree in English Literature from Solano College.
As a former cruise ship crew member, Tela has a unique perspective on cruise travel vacations. Working on a cruise ship was quite an adventure, and Tela has been reporting on the travel and cruising industry for the past eight years since taking a job on land.
Her cruise-related articles often include tips and tricks for getting the most from cruise vacations. She has written on cruising during specific times of the year, choosing the correct departure port and maximizing onboard activities and savings.
Food and Wine Topics
Attending wine and food related events is a way of life in the Napa Valley, where Tela lives and works, and her husband is a certified sommelier. Wine and local travel advice is one of her favorite topics for contributing articles to national publications and local newsletters to help travelers find the top picks for enjoying the region.
Real Estate & Property Management
Tela is a lifelong resident of Northern California. The real estate and property investment market there is one of the most volatile in the country. With experience in the Commercial Property Management arena and a holder of a Real Estate Salesperson's license for several years, Tela produces related articles for local publications.
As a Project Coordinator for a General Contractor in Napa, CA, Tela works is an industry full of safety and employee relations pitfalls. Tela helps clarifying these areas with articles contributed to related publications. In addition, as a Member of the National Association of Women in Construction, articles encouraging women to explore construction trades is another area of focus.