A Professional Organization of Travel Writers and Photographers
BATW News | See all BATW News President’s Message – April 2014President’s Message – April 2014

President Ginny Prior brings us up to date on BATW initiatives for the year.


BATW Welcomes New MemberBATW Welcomes New Member

Say hello to writer/editor Christine Loomis, new General member.


May Meeting: LinkedIn Presentation, Parc 55 Hotel, San Francisco – May 17May Meeting: LinkedIn Presentation, Parc 55 Hotel, San Francisco – May 17

[ May 17, 2014; ] Learn how to develop your personal LinkedIn brand, sponsored by Morro Bay Tourism and Parc 55 Hotel.


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Robert Stone Publishes Two Hiking BooksRobert Stone Publishes Two Hiking Books

Robert Stone updates guidebooks to Big Sur and Grand Teton National Park.


Lisa Alpine Reads from New Book at Rex Hotel – April 21Lisa Alpine Reads from New Book at Rex Hotel – April 21

[ April 21, 2014; ] Lisa Alpine details her wanderlust at San Francisco salon–and wins a prestigious Solas award.


Jules Older Snags Lead Story in “San Francisco Chronicle”Jules Older Snags Lead Story in “San Francisco Chronicle”

Ever-topical Jules Older reports on possible changes at Bear Valley.


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BATW’s 2014 Calendar of EventsBATW’s 2014 Calendar of Events

We’re adding more details as they are confirmed. Check back frequently!


Ever Wish You Were a VIP-Lounger?Ever Wish You Were a VIP-Lounger?

Now you can be, even if you’re not an elite Global Services member.


National Geographic Travel Photography Seminar – May 4National Geographic Travel Photography Seminar – May 4

[ May 4, 2014; ] Only San Francisco location, taught by Alison Wright, NG Traveler of the Year.


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“What a Difference a Day Can Make!” – by Judy Jacobs“What a Difference a Day Can Make!” – by Judy Jacobs

Judy Jacobs captures the awe of discovery at our March BATW meeting in Richmond.


“San Francisco Bay’s Rosie the Riveter WWII Memorial” – by Lee Foster“San Francisco Bay’s Rosie the Riveter WWII Memorial” – by Lee Foster

Lee Foster showcases this exceptional memorial, a recent BATW host, in his Answers.com column.


“Greater East Bay: East Brother Light Station” – by Carole Terwilliger Meyers“Greater East Bay: East Brother Light Station” – by Carole Terwilliger Meyers

Inspired by our March BATW meeting, Carole Terwilliger Meyers updates her area guidebook.