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Welcome to Travel Log

Welcome to Travel Log, the Washington Post Travel section's new blog. I'm K.C. Summers, the Travel section editor, one of eight editors and writers on the staff who'll be contributing to the blog. We're thrilled to have a daily posting ground where we can pass on all the travel tips...

By K.C. Summers | January 16, 2007; 06:02 PM ET | Comments (8)

Blogger Profile: K.C. Summers

Travel Editor K.C. Summers hates festivals, hot-air balloons, camping and casinos, but she's never met a sidewalk cafe, offbeat museum or post-theater bistro she didn't like. Her mission in life is to rid the world's travel stories of all "hidden gems," "breathtaking vistas" and "tropical paradises."...

By | December 8, 2006; 10:35 AM ET | Comments (3)

Blogger Profile: John Deiner

Deputy Travel Editor John Deiner digs penny slots, beaches, cruising, Disney World, the state of New Jersey, islands that begin with the letter M and long road trips. He can speak one language fluently and has just enough adventure left in him to be interesting....

By | December 8, 2006; 10:33 AM ET | Comments (0)

Blogger Profile: Steve Hendrix

Travel writer and Escapes Editor Steve Hendrix has never able to decide if he prefers remote, gruelling and nearly dangerous backcountry exploits or really cool hotels. So he does both. He also has a thing for one-room airports....

By | December 8, 2006; 10:32 AM ET | Comments (1)

Blogger Profile: Gary Lee

Travel writer Gary Lee loves dive blues bars, silent monasteries, vineyards and taxis (yes, he's a travel writer who doesn't drive and it hasn't slowed him down a bit). But his real passion is indulging in exotic digestibles: ducks' tongues in China, mare's milk in Mongolia, barbecued baloney in Oklahoma...

By | December 8, 2006; 10:31 AM ET | Comments (0)

Blogger Profile: Cindy Loose

As a child, travel writer Cindy Loose could have traveled by train anywhere in the U.S. and Canada for free because her father was a railroad engineer. But whenever she'd suggest a family trip he'd growl, "That's like asking a mailman to take a walk on his vacation." At age...

By | December 8, 2006; 10:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

Blogger Profile: Anne McDonough

Editorial aide Anne McDonough has camped on the Great Wall, trained with the Shaolin monks and backpacked through Asia and Europe, thrives on cheap eats and sleeps around the world. And yes, this born-and-bred New Yorker has a driver's license...

By | December 8, 2006; 10:29 AM ET | Comments (0)

Blogger Profile: Andrea Sachs

Contributing writer Andrea Sachs has gone diving with sharks and SpongeBob SquarePants and still can't decide which was scarier. Also known as Turbo Girl, she will go-go-go until she is stopped at the border by a gun-wielding guard (Thailand-Burma) or needs to do a load of laundry....

By | December 8, 2006; 10:26 AM ET | Comments (0)

Blogger Profile: Carol Sottili

Deals maven Carol Sottili, aka "Our Fare Lady," has turned pale and squinty-eyed from spending too many hours working the computer, the phones and a calculator in search of true travel bargains. When she manages to wrest her fingers from the keyboard, Carol concentrates her research skills on birding and...

By | December 8, 2006; 10:19 AM ET | Comments (0)


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