TRISHA DEWEY is a licensed esthetician and native of Palm Beach, Florida. She has travelled extensively through Europe and in Latin America. Through her travels she has learned from the locals about different beauty rituals practiced in their cultures. She takes this knowledge, along with her own experience and education, to share scientific and traditional health and beauty secrets with others.
TERRY ELWARD is a writer travelling the world in search of the densest jungle and the finest Champagne, who loves ancient ruins, supports eco-friendly tourism and is an avid Engrish enthusiast. A member of the International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association, her work has appeared in publications such as International Living, Time Out Istanbul, Taste & Travel Magazine, and on her blog, remarkabletravels.com.
For JACK FEERICK, freelance writing is a lifelong education. “I’ve never been an expert on anything before writing about it,” he says. “The fun of it is in the research. I’m always in learning something new.” He has written for Better Homes & Gardens, The Saturday Evening Post, and mental_floss, along with poetry, fiction, and comics for a variety of small presses. He lives and works in western New York with his family; his Scotch of preference is Auchentoshan 12-Year-Old — if you’re buying.
LOREN HOLMES grew up kayaking, hiking, and exploring Alaska. When not making photos, he can usually be found singing with the opera or practicing riding his unicycle. He has traveled extensively and worked for clients including The New York Times, Sunset, Alaska Magazine, and Schweizer Illustrierte, and Elsevie.
As a teenager, ANDREW MACLEAR photographed many luminaries of the Swinging Sixties in London, then turned to screenwriting and latterly to the more leisurely pursuit of photographing cruise ships and their destinations. He still has and uses his original, all-manual Nikon F dating from 1968. Andrew lives in Spain.
KEVIN REVOLINSKI has lived abroad in such places as Italy, Panama, and Guatemala, writing for Rough Guide guidebooks, Caribbean Travel & Life, the Chicago Tribune, and the Wisconsin State Journal, as well as writing a memoir, The Yogurt Man Cometh: Tales of an American Teacher in Turkey.
A former TV reporter, Houston-based RICHARD VARR has published stories and photos in USA TODAY, AOL Travel, the Dallas Morning News, Porthole Cruise Magazine, Islands, Sydney Morning Herald, Good Sam Club’s Highways and AAA’s Home & Away. Richard researched and wrote the Dorling Kindersley Eyewitness Travel Guide to Philadelphia & The Pennsylvania Dutch Country.