Welcome to Kelly E. Carter
Kelly E. Carter is a New York Times bestselling author, Editor of Haute Living Magazine San Francisco, Founder of The Jet Set Pets® and an Italophile who toted her posh pooch Lucy around the globe. As a speaker, Kelly dazzles audiences with tales of her journey to award-winning sportswriter to celebrity reporter to pet travel expert. Her latest book, The Dog Lover's Guide to Travel, was released by National Geographic Books in April and earned Kelly a prestigious Lowell Thomas Award. The tail-all travel guide is available in bookstores and on Amazon.

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Everybody Loved Lucy

Everybody loved Lucy, my longhair Chihuahua who passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 21 at the age of 13. Attitude. Sass. A sense of self-importance. The aloofness of a cat. Personality up the wazoo. Lucy had it all – along with a healthy dose of cuteness that combined to endear her to so many people worldwide. How my diva dog packed it all into that pint-sized body of hers, I’ll never know. [Read More...]

Kelly and Maureen at Obika in Rome, 2005

A writer’s blood, sweat and tears

I’m writing this blog post on an airplane as I fly from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta for a four-day stay at Casa Aramara, a fabulous villa that just became available to the public. Well, the public that can afford its $15,000-$30,000 nightly rate. I’m not a one-percenter, but instead a freelance travel writer on a press junket with other journalists whom I will meet when I land. [Read More...]

Kelly E. Carter The Dog Lover's Guide to Travel

Dog Lovers on tour

Dog lovers get ready! Coming soon to a city near you: New York Times bestselling author Kelly E. Carter, with her jetsetting pooch Lucy, signing copies of her newest book, The Dog Lover’s Guide to Travel.  And maybe not. [Read More...]