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Cynthia “Cyd” Cunniff


These links will take you to some of the stories I’ve written and the accompanying photographs I’ve shot over the past few years:

Human Interest Articles
Barrio Boogie is Back in Los Angeles
Gentrification of LA Means Sink Or Swim for Latinos
Resurgent Beach Volleyball – With Women Leading The Way
Recovery from Hurricane Odile – Slow for Some
Horse Racing – The Care Takers
Medical Aid for Migrant Field Workers
Giving Back Through Travel
A Sad Day in the Bluegrass
Brazilian Coaching Takeover for U.S. Volleyball

15 Reasons to Stay in Long Beach
A Modern Twist on Napa
Mayhem for All Ages at Universal Studios Hollywood
History Cruises into San Pedro, CA

Iberia – Spain & Portugal
Lisbon in 24 Hours
Évora, Portugal
Seville, Spain

Not Your Grandma’s Bus Tour of Italy
The Vatican and Orvieto
Perugia, Assisi and Spello
Cortona and Fonterutoli
San Gimignano
Modena and Venice

The Arizona Biltmore and Phoenix
Relaxation and Entertainment
The Biltmore Hotel

Lexington, Kentucky
Shaker Village
The Races

Lake Charles, Louisiana
The Other Mardi Gras
Stuff to Do
Mardi Gras Events
Mardi Gras for the Kids
The Food

Dominican Republic
Exploring the North Coast
Tips for Traveling to the Dominican Republic
The Dominican Car Wash – Like No Other
Punta Cana – Cirque du Soleil and Club Med – Creactive

Jamaica – Soft Adventure
Adventure Jamaica

Mugged in Barcelona

Whistler, Canada (family travel)
Summertime Family Fun in Whistler

Vienna, Austria
Budapest, Hungary
Prague, Czech Republic
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
Wachau Valley, Austria

Milwaukee’s Summerfest and More

Miami, Florida
Why the Miami Area Doesn’t Suck

Up Country Driving Guide

Los Cabos – Hacienda Encantada

Writer & Photographer – Specializing in Travel & Human Interest


Cynthia Cunniff’s writing and photography background spans magazine editorial, travel blogging, marketing and PR. She’s a graduate of the creative writing program at CSU Long Beach and went on to UCLA to further her writing skills. Growing up as a military dependent, she lived in several foreign countries and areas of the US. Post college she returned to international living and resided in London for close to a decade, where she took advantage of proximity to the rest of Europe and traveled extensively. She currently lives in New York and and Los Angeles. 

The work of Cynthia "Cyd" Cunniff