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    Mikkel Aaland: author, Sword of Heaven, The Spiritual Gifts of Travel

    Kathryn J. Abajian: contributor, The Best Women's Travel Writing 2005, 30 Days in the South Pacific.

    Faith Adiele: contributor, The Best Women's Travel Writing 2005, A Woman's Asia.

    Lea Aschkenas: contributor, Cuba, Central America

    Anastasia M. Ashman: contributor, The Thong Also Rises

    Lisa Bach: editor, Her Fork In The Road, 365 Travel: A Daily Book of Journeys, Meditations, and Adventures

    Roberta Beach Jacobson: sidebar contributor, Greece

    Kathy Borrus: author of The Fearless Shopper

    Michael Buckley: contributor, China, India, Thailand, and Tibet

    Shari Caudron: contributor, The Thong Also Rises

    Joe Cawley: contributor, Hyenas Laughed at Me and Now I Know Why

    Kim Chernin: contributor, A Woman's Path, The Spiritual Gifts of Travel

    Broughton Coburn: contributor, Nepal, Tibet

    David Elliott Cohen: author, One Year Off

    Kathleen Comstock: contributor, The Best Travel Writing 2005, A Woman's Europe

    Ted Conover: contributor, Mexico

    Phil Cousineau: contributor, The Spiritual Gifts of Travel, introduction, Pilgrimage

    David Farley: editor, Prague and the Czech Republic, contributor, The Best Travelers' Tales 2004

    Lynn Ferrin: contributor, Not So Funny When It Happened, A Woman's Passion For Travel, A Woman's World, Mexico

    Laura Florand (formerly Laura Higgins): contributor, Adventures in Wine, Provence, 30 Days in the South Pacific, The World Is a Kitchen

    Colleen Friesen: contributor, A Woman's Asia, Whose Panties Are These?, and The Thong Also Rises

    Deborah J. Fryer: contributor, The Best Women's Travel Writing 2006, The Best Travel Writing 2005, Her Fork in the Road

    Joseph Gelfer: sidebar contributor, Turkey

    Don George: editor, Japan, contributor, Greece, France, Paris, Hong Kong

    Richard Goodman: contributor, France, Introduction, Provence, Food, and The Road Within.

    Laurie Gough: author, Kite Strings of the Southern Cross and contributor to many TT anthologies.

    Jeff Greenwald: contributor, numerous books in the TT series

    Stephanie Elizondo Griest: contributor, Cuba, Turkey, Her Fork in the Road, and China

    Stefan Gutermuth: TT's cover designer/art director

    Larry Habegger: the Executive Editor for Travelers' Tales.

    Gary Kamiya: contributor, San Francisco, Pilgrimage

    Carla King: contributor, Food, France

    Laurie McAndish King: contributor, 30 Days in Italy, The Thong Also Rises

    Michael Lane and Jim Crotty: contributors, San Francisco, Not So Funny When It Happened

    Doug Lansky: author, Last Trout in Venice, editor, There's No Toilet Paper On The Road Less Traveled,, contributor to Not So Funny When It Happened, Australia

    Diane LeBow: contributor, A Mother's World, 365 Travel.

    Tim Leffel: author, Make Your Travel Dollars Worth a Fortune

    Jennifer Leo: editor, Sand In My Bra & Other Misadventures, Whose Panties are These?, The Thong Also Rises co-editor, A Woman's Path, author, A Woman's Passion For Travel, The Adventure of Food, 365 Travel

    Art Lester: contributor, The Best Travel Writing 2006

    Michael McCarthy: contributor, The Best Travel Writing 2008

    Linda Watanabe McFerrin: contributor, San Francisco, A Woman's Path, Her Fork In The Road, Tuscany, American Southwest

    Kathleen Meyer: contributor, Sand in My Bra and Other Misadventures, A Woman's Passion for Travel

    Pamela Michael: editor, The Gift of Rivers, co-editor, A Woman's Passion For Travel, A Mother's World, contributor, A Woman's World, Food

    Cathleen Miller: contributor, San Francisco

    Tom Miller: editor, Cuba,, contributor, American Southwest

    Laurence Mitchell: contributor, Turkey, Encounters with the Middle East

    Brad Newsham: author, Take Me With You,, contributor to San Francisco, Japan, There's No Toilet Paper On The Road Less Traveled

    James O'Reilly: publisher and co-founder of Travelers' Tales. With his wife Wenda and three daughters he also publishes Birdcage Press.

    Sean O'Reilly: Sean is the editor and author of several books and stories in the Travelers' Tales series. He's also the author of the hilarious and inspiring book, How to Manage Your Dick: Redirect Sexual Energy and Discover Your More Spiritually Enlightened, Evolved Self

    Tim O'Reilly: co-founder of Travelers' Tales, is co-editor of The Road Within and has contributed stories to books such as Ireland and Paris. He is also the founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media.

    Cleo Paskal: contributor, Food, Not So Funny When It Happened, Women In The Wild, Japan

    Carol Penn-Romine: contributor, What Color Is Your Jockstrap?, The Thong Also Rises, The World Is a Kitchen>/a>

    Meg Noble Peterson: contributor, A Woman's Asia, and author of Madam, Have You Ever Really Been Happy? An Intimate Journey Through Africa and Asia

    Rolf Potts: contributor, Turkey, Greece, Not So Funny When It Happened

    Ed Readicker-Henderson: contributor, Alaska

    Michelle Richmond: contributor, Adventures in Wine

    Janet Riehl: contributor, Stories to Live By

    Marianne Rogoff: contributor, The Best Travel Writing 2006 and The Best Women's Travel Writing 2008

    Kent E. St. John: contributor, Ireland, Pilgrimage, and The Spiritual Gifts of Travel

    Maxine Rose Schur: contributor, Paris, A Woman's Europe

    Bill Sherwonit: coeditor, Travelers' Tales Alaska

    Joel Simon: contributor, Thailand, Mexico, Spain, The Ultimate Journey, Gift of Travel, India, Greece

    Nancy Smay: contributor, More Sand in My Bra

    Cameron M. Smith: contributor, The Best Travel Writing 2008

    April Thompson: contributor, Turkey

    Steve Van Beek: contributor, Thailand, San Francisco, Nepal

    Catherine Watson: contributor, The World Is a Kitchen, Turkey, A Woman's Europe, A Woman's Passion for Travel, and A Woman's World.

    Julia Weiler: contributor, The Thong Also Rises and What Color Is Your Jockstrap?; coeditor of More Sand In My Bra; and winner of the "Fancy Pants" contest for Whose Panties Are These?

    Joel Widzer: author, The Penny Pincher's Passport to Luxury Travel

    Gerard Wozek: contributor, The Road Within

    Alison Wright: contributor, Nepal, The Spiritual Gifts of Travel

    Judy Wylie: editor, Love & Romance, contributor, Gift of Travel, Hong Kong, A Dog's World

    David Yeadon: author, The Way of the Wanderer, contributor, India, The Road Within, The Adventure of Food, Gift of Travel, Spain, The Spiritual Gifts of Travel Love & Romance, Hong Kong, The Ultimate Journey, Tuscany, Australia

    Chellis Ying: contributor, The Best Travel Writing 2005. Also see her blog.

    Bill Zarchy: contributor, What Color Is Your Jockstrap?

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