David I Thompson
Dave is the founder of Dave's Travel Corner. With nearly 20 years of online exposure, the site has become a leading Independent online travel and lifestyle platform for content creation and promotion. We work with destinations and brands to execute campaigns and stories using a combination of written content, photography, videos and social media platforms & events. We maintain a strong social media presence of more than 300,000 followers across Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and other mainstream social media channels.
Clients have included American Express, Can Am Spyder, Contiki, Holland America Line, LAXishappening, Marriott, NatureBox, Oceandwide Expeditions, Rocky Mountaineer, Stearns & Foster, Tourism Australia (one of their CorOZpondents & winner of Adrian Awards in NYC) & Viking River Cruises among others.
This site has been mentioned in Huffington Post, National Geographic Traveler, Seattle Times and USA Today Travel. Dave has freelanced for Four Seasons Magazine, Napa Valley Life, Robb Report and Travel Mindset. Over the years, we have worked with numerous domestic and international destinations. Dave is a member of the Traveler’s Century Club, NATJA & IFWTWA.
Over 450 contributors have posted content to this site; our contributors come from various backgrounds, locations and maintain their own contacts, outlets and publications they write for.
Combining these interests with his expertise in technology, photography and writing, he shares his adventures on Dave’s Travel Corner and in select media outlets. Dave is most at home in Bangkok, Los Angeles, the Napa Valley or California’s Sierra Nevada mountains.
In 2006, he conceived the Napa Wine Project., a challenging endeavor to visit, taste with and write about every winery in Napa Valley, California. He has now completed more than 800 visits and written reviews of Napa producers.
His first book titled 'The Freeways of Los Angeles' was published in 2010.
He is a big proponent of experiential travel, valuing experiences far above "things".