Chantel Baul

Writer. Editor. Explorer.

Columbus, GA

Chantel Baul

Welcome to my portfolio!

I'm a skilled communicator and a results-driven researcher with an ever-growing curiosity. I've been in digital and print content creation for the last four years, and I've got a diverse body of work to show for it. Writing affords me the invaluable opportunity to meet passionate people, explore interesting places and share little-known stories with the world. I love what I do, and I trust you will too.


Outpost Brings Bands and Brands Together to Put El Paso on the Map

One year ago, a conspicuous cuboid building opened on Missouri Ave just off of I-10 West as a convenient rest stop for touring musicians traveling through the southwest. Offering guests a thoughtful curation of healthy snacks, high-quality toiletries and exquisite amenities free-of-charge, Outpost has hosted more than 200 traveling bands since its inception.
The Fusion Magazine Link to Story

A Mom on a Mission: Gus’s Drive-In & Restaurant

More than fifty years ago, a mother in Florida received an opportunity to own and operate an out-of-town restaurant. Ambitious as she was, she packed up her three children and moved them to Columbus where she opened Gus’s Drive-In & Restaurant on Victory Drive. That woman was Mama Gus, the hardworking, compassionate and dedicated restauranteur who patrons have known and loved for decades.
The LocaL Link to Story

Tybee Island Business Spotlight: Mermaid Cottages

Boasting a comfortable climate, coastal beauty and a close-knit community, Tybee Island is the ideal beach town. This charming isle features five pristine beaches, vast biodiversity and a colorful main strip with great shopping and dining along the way. People flock by the thousands to Tybee every year to experience the magic of this special city, and everyone knows, the best vacation is enjoyed in the comforts of a colorful, quaint home on the coast.
Tybee Island Travel Blog Link to Story

The Magic of May: Why this month is the hidden gem of spring

Spring is in the air. The grass is growing greener, flowers are blooming, and the beach is calling. Now is the time to start planning your warm-weather getaway. While other months may seem like a better fit for your beach adventure, May is the prime month to make your escape. If you’re on the fence, read on for a few convincing reasons to plan your Gulf Coast vacation in May.
Beachin' Bob's Blog Link to Story

Tybee Business Spotlight: Tybee Wedding Chapel

Love is in the air, which means wedding bells are soon to follow. More so than the dress (or the suit), the colors or the cake, the location is arguably the most important decision to be made when it comes to planning your big day – aside from picking your partner, of course. With its idyllic coastal landscape and luxe accommodations, Tybee Island is the perfect setting for a destination wedding.
Tybee Island Travel Blog Link to Story

Benefits of Direct Booking

I know from experience that it’s in my best interest – and my wallet’s best interest – to book directly with Brett/Robinson rather than go through a third party. Here’s why: When you call and book directly with Brett/Robinson, you’ll get the best, most current prices and discounts. Brett/Robinson is always offering a variety of seasonal, holiday and event-related specials, but you won’t be able to take advantage of them if you don’t know about them.
Beachin' Bob's Blog Link to Story

Tybee Business Spotlight: Latitude 32

Famous for their iconic sea turtle logo, Latitude 32 is the place to shop for leisure apparel, accessories and specialty items on Tybee Island. Owner Jennifer Drazek sought out to open up a shop that reflected the Tybee lifestyle and celebrated the island community. To that end, she debuted Latitude 32 at the Tybee Island Pirate Fest in June 2007.
Tybee Island Travel Blog Link to Story

#TravelTuesday | History, Hot Springs and Hiking in Truth or Consequences

In New Mexico, Truth or Consequences’ striking mountainous backdrop makes it a great option for a quick day trip as you traverse the Southwest. In 1950, the now-defunct TV game show Truth or Consequences was celebrating its 10th anniversary, and host Ralph Edwards announced that the show would air the Truth or Consequences anniversary broadcast from the first city to adopt its name.
Texas Lifestyle Magazine Link to Story

Tybee Business Spotlight: Seaside Sisters

Known as ‘the best little shore shop on Tybee,’ Seaside Sisters is truly a unique gem for all things gift on the island. With a diverse collection of quaint and custom art, accessories, home décor and more, this blissful beach shop is the place to find local and original coastal gifts for you and yours.
Tybee Island Travel Blog Link to Story

Tybee Business Spotlight: Hotel Tybee

Steeped in a rich history that dates back to 1889, Hotel Tybee stands today as a testament to the past and a tribute to unadulterated relaxation. Though the original edifice was destroyed by fire, the Hotel Tybee that guests know and love today is well-equipped to carry on the site’s longstanding tradition with grace and style.
Tybee Island Travel Blog Link to Story

House Party at Club Here I Love You

Alex and Joe Nava of the Late Night Social Club (promoter/DJ Crew) are shaking up the local music scene once again. Their latest venture, Club Here I Love You, opened its doors on March 27 as a hub for EDM enthusiasts looking for a house to call home. Inspired by venues like The Hacienda, The Sub Club and The Loft, among others, the Navas wanted to create a place that paid homage to the pivotal figures in the spread of underground dance music.
Fusion Magazine Link to Story

Historic Highway 28

Highway 28 is an old fashioned, two-lane road that runs from North El Paso to Old Mesilla, New Mexico. Lined with pretty pecan orchards that stretch for miles, Highway 28 offers you the unique opportunity to journey back to a simpler time. As you traverse the winding path, chile farms, wine vineyards, and horse and cattle ranches set on idyllic pastures open up before you.
Visit El Paso Link to Story


Chantel Baul

Chantel Baul is a nomad with a knack for writing and an ever-growing curiosity. She's also a proud Army Officer and an NPR nerd with a deep passion for all things travel, sustainable living and adventure. Check back frequently for her latest work and be sure to connect on social media.



  • Social Media Writing
  • Digital Photography
  • Blogging
  • B2B Copywriting
  • B2C Copywriting
  • SEO Copywriting