Four Seasons Magazine and FourSeasonsMagazine.com writers and editors cover luxury travel experiences around the world.
Based in Zürich and New York, Adam is a veteran travel journalist. Join him as he crosses the globe on the inaugural Four Seasons Around the World trip and blogs about his experiences along the way.
Alicia Miller Corbett is content development editor of Four Seasons Magazine.
Allie Byrne Esiri has written for Vogue, Travel + Leisure, Centurion, UK Tatler, Harpers and Queen.
Amity Moore is a Denver-based freelance writer and editor who specializes in travel and art.
Andrew Collins writes about food and travel.
Andrew M. Goldstein is Editor-in-Chief of Artspace.com
Anne Chertoff has worked as a wedding editor for over 10 years at wedding magazines and websites, including Martha Stewart Weddings and Brides.com. She writes wedding planning and style columns for a variety of bridal and lifestyle outlets and works as a Digital Editorial Consultant for wedding businesses, including Vera Wang. She collaborated with and wrote Russell+Hazel's wedding organizer and shares wedding planning and style tips on her blog, From “I Will” to “I Do.”
Annie Ferguson is a contributing editor to FourSeasonsMagazine.com.
April Hardwick is a freelance writer for FourSeasonsMagazine.com.
Beth D’Addono is a freelance travel, food and lifestyle writer.
Brion O'Connor is a freelance writer based on Boston's North Shore, where he shares a cozy cottage with his wife, two daughters, two cats and one rambunctious Labrador retriever named True.
Brooke Comer has written extensively about Egyptian culture in articles and short fiction. She is based in Cairo.
Callie Young is the associate editor of Four Seasons Magazine and FourSeasonsMagazine.com.
Christina Ohly Evans lives in London with her husband and two children (ages 9 and 10 years), who are always up for an adventure. Her content has appeared on iVillage, Oxygen Media and Cookie Magazine online, Babble, Fathom, and the Financial Times. She is the former Kids Editor for DailyCandy. She is passionate about travel and having her kids see the world, and loves to share her observations and tips with other families on the go.
Christina Valhouli has written for numerous publications and web sites, including Business Week, The New York Times and Forbes.com.
Christopher Drozd writes about travel and fitness and owns a personal fitness/triathlon coaching business. He is based in Los Angeles.
Christopher Percy Collier has previously been published in Outside, National Geographic Adventure and Travel + Leisure.
Claire Wrathall writes from London about travel, food and the arts, and philanthropy for publications including the Financial Times.
Colin Barraclough’s articles and photographs regularly appear in magazines such as Travel + Leisure. He is based in Buenos Aires.
Dana Dickey is a Los Angeles–based freelance writer and senior editor at Bon Appetit magazine.
A native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, photographer David Burdeny holds degrees in both design and architecture. This background greatly influences his penchant for simple, exacting photographs of sky, horizon and the marks humankind leaves behind.
David O. Williams is an award-winning journalist whose work on environmental, energy and outdoor recreation issues has appeared in numerous publications for 23 years. He and his wife live, ski and raise their three sons in Vail, Colorado.
Deborah Geigis Berry is a frequent television-show guest and author of FamilyFun Vacation Guide: New England.
Diane Mehta lives in New York City with her son and is working on a novel about her parents in 1940s India.
Duncan Christy is the Executive Editor of Four Seasons Magazine.
A lifelong New Yorker, fashion stylist and writer Elana Kaufman credits her interest in fashion and luxury goods to the city she calls home and the extensive art education she received from her family. A veteran of numerous photo shoots for Four Seasons Magazine and others, Kaufman is grateful for the chance to shape fashion coverage through her work. A graduate of Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, Kaufman currently resides in Manhattan.
Elizabeth Woodson writes about travel, wellness and all things Asian.
Ellen McCurtin is a freelance writer and research editor who covers travel, architecture and design.
Everett Potter is a frequent contributor to National Geographic Traveler, Virtuoso Life, ForbesLife, Ski and Travel + Leisure.
Ferne Arfin is a London-based freelance travel writer and web editor. Her articles appear regularly in The Sunday Telegraph, she edits About.com: United Kingdom Travel and energy saving website EnergyRethinking.org. She’s also the creator of "London Shophound," an expert travel app for the iPhone and iPad. Ferne studied creative writing at the University of East Anglia. Her recently published short story collection, You Can Keep the Dog and Other Stories is available for Kindle.
Fiona Dunlop is a London-based travel and food writer. Apart from a dozen guidebooks, she has written gastro-travel books: New Tapas, The North African Kitchen and Mexican Modern. Her holiday house in the olive groves of Andalucia gives her a special interest in Spanish culture, its North African influences and New World extension. Learn more at www.fionadunlop.com.
Haley Shapley is a freelance writer and former editor at American Way. Her articles travel, health, fitness and lifestyle have appeared in numerous publications. Find her blog can be found at HaleyShapley.com.
Helen Battersby is a freelance writer who specialises in travel and gardening. She is based in Toronto.
Jeanette Hurt is an award-winning author and writer who specialises in travel, wine and food, especially cheese. In fact, she’s written three books on the subject and is the cheese correspondent for NPR’s Lake Effect show. Though she’s always lived in cities, she is the granddaughter of a Wisconsin dairy farmer, so you can say that cream runs through her veins. But don’t ask her what her favorite cheese is—she’ll tell you it’s the one that she’s eating right now. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook, and her web site is www.jeanettehurt.com. Her latest book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Sausage Making, will be published in February 2012.
Jeff Book writes for Town and Country, Smithsonian and other publications.
Jennifer Laing is a beauty writer and editor based in New York.
Jennifer Sanchez is a contributing editor to FourSeasonsMagazine.com.
Jennifer Tzeses is a New York-based freelance writer specializing in beauty, weddings and health.
Jeryl Brunner was a staff correspondent for InStyle for many years. She has also been published at ForbesTraveler.com and TravelandLeisure.com.
Joanna Ebbutt is a regular contributor to Four Seasons Magazine and FourSeasonsMagazine.com. Based in Toronto, she has been writing about the joys of food and travel for three decades.
John Hamilton is a Canadian who travels frequently for business and leisure. He is based in Singapore.
John Lewis is arts and culture editor at Baltimore magazine. He has written for a wide variety of publications, including The Oxford American and Rolling Stone magazines.
John Mariani is food and travel columnist for Esquire and a wine columnist for Bloomberg News. His most recent books include How Italian Food Conquered the World (Palgrave) and Menu Design in America (Taschen).
John McLaughlin covers European life and culture from his home base in the U.K. His work has appeared in Men's Journal and Harper's Bazaar.
John McLaughlin has a roving beat writing about travel, sports and the arts around Europe.
John Steinbreder is a freelance golf writer.
Jonathan Lerner writes on architecture, urbanism and design for national magazines and for clients in those professions. He travels the world from his home in New York City.
Joseph Satto, a Brooklyn, New York-based freelance writer, blogs about organic food, sustainable travel, wildlife conservation and golf at Huffington Post and is the founder of mySomeday.com, a social goal-achievement platform.
joSon is a California-based photographer whose work has appeared in a number of publications and has been shown in art galleries worldwide.
Juliet Gray has written for numerous publications including Gotham and Los Angeles Confidential.
Juliette Reynolds is an award-winning author and travel writer who has travelled the globe from the tender age of two, lived on five continents and visited six. (Curiosly, Antarctica has yet to beckon.) She has been writing about travel experiences since the mid-90s.
Katarina Kovacevic is a travel writer based in Phoenix whose work has appeared in Sunset, USA Today and The Arizona Republic. Her first book, Food Lover’s Guide to Phoenix & Scottsdale (Globe Pequot Press), will be published in December 2011.
Kathy Passero is a freelance writer in New York City and author of The Bridesmaid’s Handbook.
Katie Baer is a contributing writer for FourSeasonsMagazine.com.
Kelly Smith Killian is a contributing editor to FourSeasonsMagazine.com.
Kevin Cowherd is a sports columnist for The Baltimore Sun.
Larry Olmsted covers golf, food and travel and has written for many leading magazines, including Cigar Aficionado, Outside and Golf Magazine. He also writes the Great American Bites restaurant column for USAToday.com and The Great Life luxury lifestyle column for Forbes.com.
Laurie Kahle is a Boston-based writer and editor with a particular fascination for mechanical watchmaking and its complications.
Linda Yang, a New York City garden writer, is the author of The City Gardener's Handbook.
Lindsey Huston is an editorial intern for FourSeasonsMagazine.com.
Lisa Murphy is a freelance journalist specialising in the arts.
Former beauty editor Liz Bruckner writes beauty articles for Glow and other magazines and websites.
Lucie Young writes extensively about travel and modern culture, including art, books, film, fashion, architecture and food. She is based in New York.
Mark Caskie is the editor of The World of Four Seasons for Four Seasons Magazine.
Mary Alice Kellogg has covered the spa world extensively for magazines such as Bon Appetit and Culture + Travel.
Mayen Fok has worked extensively in advertising and marketing, including 17 years as an art director.
Melik Kaylan writes regularly on culture for The Wall Street Journal.
Michael DeFreitas is a Canada-based travel writer and photographer who has dived all over the globe.
Michael Frank is currently on the staff of Bicycling magazine. He has been a writer and editor for Forbes.com, National Geographic Adventure, Men’s Journal and Esquire.
New York-based Michele Keith covers a range of lifestyle subjects with a special focus on interior design. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Cottages and Gardens, and Luxe Interiors + Design.
Michele Meyer is a former fashion editor who has written for W, Travel + Leisure and Arts & Antiques.
Monica Bhide, author of In Conversation With Exceptional Women writes about food for Bon Appétit and Food & Wine. She was recently recognised by Chicago Tribune as "one of seven food writers you should know."
Natalie MacLean is the author of Unquenchable and editor of the wine web site at NatalieMacLean.com.
Neal Webster Turnage is a freelance writer for FourSeasonsMagazine.com. He has written for Women’s Wear Daily, American Way, Tatler, National Post, Los Angeles Times and L’Uomo Vogue among other publications and web sites.
Nick Passmore writes regularly about wine, food, and other aspects of the good life. Based in New York, Nick is Artisanal Editor for Four Seasons Magazine and a columnist for BloombergBusinessweek.com. More of his work can be found at his website NickOnWine.com.
Nikolas Koenig is a regular contributor to The New York Times Magazine, Men's Vogue and Condé Nast Traveler who specialises in architectural and interior photography. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany, studied in Munich and now resides in New York with his wife and two children.
Excerpted from The Tao of Travel by Paul Theroux. Copyright © 2011 by Paul Theroux. Reprinted by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Renate Stendhal , Ph.D., (www.renatestendhal.com) is a German-born, Paris-educated writer and writing coach in the San Francisco Bay Area. In Paris, she worked as a cultural correspondent for German media and translated works by Gertrude Stein and other feminist writers into German. Her essays appeared in many international magazines. Among her book publications are the Award-winning photobiography Gertrude Stein: In Words and Pictures (Algonquiin, 1994) and Cecilia Bartoli: The Passion of Song (HarperCollins, 1989). Her Gertrude Stein blog, Why Do Something If It Can Be Done, is at http://quotinggertrudestein.com. Her cultural reviews are on http://scene4.com. She is preparing a documentary film on Gertrude Stein with filmmaker Rosemarie Reed.
Rima Suqi has previously been published in New York magazine and by The New York Times online.
Rob Goss is a Tokyo-based feature and travel writer.
Roger Toll is the former editor of Snow Country magazine and is an adventure travel writer based in Park City, Utah.
Sara Bliss has written for Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Town + Country and other magazines.
Sara J. Welch is a freelance travel writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, National Geographic Traveler, Ladies’ Home Journal and other publications.
Sarah Tuff is co-author of 101 Best Outdoor Towns (Countryman Press) and editor-in-chief of Ski Racing magazine. She writes about travel, adventure, winter sports, running, health, fitness and nutrition; her work has appeared in The New York Times, Men’s Journal and Women’s Health, among other publications. She lives near Lake Champlain in Vermont with her husband and their two young children.
Sathya Saran is the former editor of Femina, India’s premier women’s fashion and lifestyle magazine.
Sheri Masters is associate editor of Four Seasons Magazine.
Shivani Vora is a New York–based writer who has contributed to a wide range of publications.
Spencer Carney is managing editor of Four Seasons Magazine.
Steven Beschloss is a writer, filmmaker and former Moscow resident.
Suki John is an assistant professor of dance at Texas Christian University. She writes about art, culture and Cuba for various publications.
Susan E. Stegemann is the managing editor of FourSeasonsMagazine.com.
Susan Forrest Castle is a freelance writer whose interest in sustainability extends from land to sea.
Susan Weissman is the executive editor of Four Seasons Magazine.
Suzanne Loudermilk is a senior editor and restaurant reviewer at Baltimore magazine.
Suzy Bales is the author of 14 books, including her most recent, Garden Bouquets and Beyond.
Tanya Dukes is an award winning, New York-based freelance writer. Formerly an editor at Brides and Elite Traveler magazines, she has written extensively about jewelry, fashion, travel and all things luxury for a long list of publications.
A resident of Shanghai, Tina Kanagaratnam is the author of several Insight guidebooks to the city.
Todd Spangler is a technology writer who lives in the New York area.
Tom Dunkel is a freelance writer who lives in Washington, DC. His book about an integrated baseball team during the Depression is expected to be published by Grove/Atlantic in spring 2013.
Tom Mueller writes for The New Yorker and National Geographic from his home in Italy.
Virginia Citrano writes on business, the environment, food and the arts for a wide range of national and international publications and websites. A former editor at Forbes.com, The Wall Street Journal/Europe and Crain’s New York Business, Virginia enjoys exploring new destinations.
Warren Dunford is a Toronto-based freelance writer and consultant specialising in international travel.
Wayne Levin’s first book of black-and-white underwater work, Through a Liquid Mirror (Editions Limited 1997), received the Hawaii Book of the Year award in 1997.Susan E. Stegemann is the managing editor of Four Seasons Magazine.