Larry Habegger is a writer, editor, journalist, and teacher who has been covering the world since his international travels began in the 1970s. As a freelance writer for three decades and syndicated columnist since 1985 (World Travel Watch
), his work has appeared in many major newspapers and magazines, including the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Travel & Leisure,
. In 1993 he founded the award-winning Travelers' Tales
books with James and Tim O'Reilly and is currently executive editor. Larry is an inspiring writing teacher and coach, emphasizing the craft and art of the personal travel story. He regularly teaches at writing conferences, workshops, and in private consultations. He is also editor-in-chief of Triporati.com
, lead blogger for Cleared for Takeoff - The Triporati Blog
, and a founder of The Prose Doctors
, an editors' collective. He lives with his family on Telegraph Hill in San Francisco.